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  • Perfect night for a parade, pep rally

    Hundreds of Newton citizens of all ages gathered around the square wearing their red and black for the annual homecoming parade and pep rally Thursday ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Chapé joins as new ex officio board member at Skiff

    Lin Chapé was introduced as a new ex officio board member at Thursday’s Skiff Medical Center’s Board of Trustees meeting.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Newton Village donates to food pantry

    Newton Village tenants and employees exceeded their goal of 100 pieces of groceries, collecting more than 206 items and $148 for the Salvation Army Fo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • School board to vote on classroom policy changes Monday

    Proposed changes to the way the teachers in the Newton Community School District can utilize outside resources, such as guest speakers, in the classro ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Newton selected for IPTV Ready for School program

    Iowa Public Television is getting ready to launch the second year of its Ready for School Communities program, and the Newton Community School Distric ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Academic Achievement

    Des Moines Area Community CollegeThe following area students were named to DMACC’s summer semester d ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Newton man sentenced to 20 years in sex abuse case

    A Newton man was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison for three counts of lascivious acts with a child.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Newton police warn locals about phone scam

    The Newton Police Department is warning locals about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be a professional process server, or a collection agen ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Red Rock areas now open

    Recreation areas at Lake Red Rock that were previously closed due to high lake levels have been reopened. The reopened areas include the South Overloo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Annual arts, crafts show set for Sept. 26-28

    The 11th Annual Arts & Crafts Show is set for Sept. 26-28 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Online donations for Skiff Foundation now available

    Giving back to the local medical community is now that much easier, thanks to the recent availability of online donations to the Skiff Foundation thro ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Summer photo hike at wildlife refuge

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host a fall photo hike from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday. This program is free and open to the public.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Faulconer Gallery celebrates 15th anniversary

    GRINNELL — The Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a reception on Sept. 26 and other weekend events. The re ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • iPad, LinkedIn classes planned at library

    iPad Basics Class Join us for an iPad Basics class in the Newton Public Library meeting room at 6 p. ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Academic Achievement

    AIB College of BusinessKayla Vanderlaan of Newton has been honored as a presidential scholar at AIB ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • National video

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