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  • Four candidates declare for school board

    Four candidates have thrown their hats into the ring this summer, and the Newton Community School District Board will feature some new faces this fall ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Newton jazz quartet dances in Bill Riley Talent Search semi-finals

    DES MOINES — You’ve just danced your heart out in front of more than 1,000 people and a group of judges is huddled off stage to decide your fate, ther ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Rooms with a view

    Visitors to the open house for the new endoscopy suite at Skiff Medical Center Thursday are greeted at the doorway with an inflatable colon showing th ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Busing changes at Berg

    Due to ongoing construction at Berg Middle School, buses will be in a new location when school starts next week. Newton Community School District admi ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Marketing board discusses potential events for Newton

    The Newton Community Marketing Board discussed several upcoming opportunities for the city including a possible invitation to be a RAGBRAI host city d ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Photographers capture the judges eye in ISF competition

    DES MOINES — Photographers from around the country submitted their best work into the Photography Salon competition judged prior to the start of the 2 ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Golden “K” Kiwanis donate to NHS

    Barb Carroll of the Newton Golden “K” Kiwanis presented a $750 scholarship check to Allison Winchell of the Newton High School.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Weekend programs at Lake Red Rock

    Saturday, Aug. 19, Bird Watching Hike, 8 a.m. at North Overlook Picnic AreaLearn some of the basics ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Newton woman places in the Jellies competition at the fair

    DES MOINES — Lashelle Woods, of Newton, claimed third place in the Combination of Two Fruits, Sour Cherry and Wild Black Raspberry categories. The C&H ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Marshalltown CC summer 2017 graduates announced

    MARSHALLTOWN — Graduates of Marshalltown Community College took their next step as they became alumni of the College.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Blackout Party, Rock the Library programs set for Monday

    Summer Blackout Party11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday — Join us at Ashton Wildwood Park, 8755 W. 122 St. ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Newton grad receives neuroscience award

    Madison Bagnall, a 2014 Newton High School graduate, was honored as the Outstanding Senior in neuroscience by Drake University.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Newton community comes together to welcome new teachers

    Jeremy Yenger’s commute is a lot shorter this year. Instead of driving to Johnston every day to teach science, the Newton native will be walking to wo ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Maytag Pool renovation plans presented to parks board

    A presentation on a potential renovation to Maytag Pool was given to the Newton Parks Board on Wednesday. Matt Karsten, a lifeguard and manager at the ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • USDA program encourages movement in rural housing market

    After an increase in crime in her north side Des Moines neighborhood, including a drive-by shooting, Heather Trotter no longer felt safe. Even though ...
    Aug. 17, 2017 - 10:53 am