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  • JCLWV to celebrate anniversary

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters will be celebrating the 80th anniversary of the local unit at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Newton Arboretum.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Farmers Market wraps up with bountiful selection

    The Newton Farmers Market season will come to a close next Tuesday.The market, which runs from the f ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • New ‘guest speaker’ policies approved for Newton schools

    The second reading of three board policies became official at Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Iowans encouraged to keep safety in mind this harvest season

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encourages farmers and those living in and traveling through rural Iowa to stay safe this harv ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Kiwanis' Aktion Club to meet at PI

    Kiwanis’ Aktion Club will meet and introduce its new officers at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Progress Industries, 1017 E. Seventh St. N. in Newton.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • High speed chase exceeds 75 mph

    Jasper County Sheriff’s deputies took part in a high speed chase Tuesday that stretched from Interstate 80 to West 140th Street North before the drive ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • PC Lions to host breakfast Saturday

    The Prairie City Lions Club will host its monthly pancake breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the Prairie City Community Building, 304 W Ashtyn Lan ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • High school parent teacher conferences tomorrow

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton Senior High School students Monday. Freshman parents were to sign one copy and have their student retu ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Absentee ballots available tomorrow

    Dennis K. Parrott, Jasper County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections reminds those interested in voting by absentee ballot for the upcoming Nov. 4 J ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Refuge seeking volunteers

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is looking for volunteers to staff the information desk in the Prairie Learning and Visitor Center. Volunteers wil ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Kellogg Fire Department hosting grain bin rescue training

    Newton Daily NewsThe Kellogg Fire Department is hosting a grain bin rescue training at 6 p.m. on Sep ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • 'Smoke On The Mountain' set for Sept. 27, 28

    The First Christian Church of Newton will present its full production of the musical comedy “Smoke On The Mountain” at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, wit ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Mingo UMC hosts turkey dinner

    The Mingo United Methodist Church will host a turkey dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church in Mingo.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • St. Luke hosts pie and ice cream social

    St. Luke United Methodist Church will host Dessert Night from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church, 501 E. 19th St. N. in Newton.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Ernst stumps in Newton on second stop of tour

    It is her personality that will ultimately get her a desk assignment on the floor of the United States Senate. I do think We have a lot of support ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:50 am
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