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  • St. Nick’s celebrates 26 years of service

    What started with two sisters canvassing the town for Christmas donations has turned into a large team effort to provide a happy holiday to hundreds o ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Two hires approved by Skiff board

    Tammy Stapp and Laurie Conner were both approved for their positions at Skiff Medical Center by the board of trustees Thursday. Stapp will serve as th ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Work session involves two more reconfiguration proposals, Berg dilemma

    There were plenty of facts discussed at Thursday’s Newton Community School District board’s special work session at the Emerson Hough building — and t ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • NCS Lego Masters headed to state again

    Newton Christian School’s First Lego League robotics team, the NCS Lego Masters, was recognized for their teamwork and innovation at one of the league ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Sweet houses

    Some of Thomas Jefferson Elementary's youngest artists designed candy houses Thursday, as kindergartners and their parents were invited to build candy ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • First home uses housing initiative

    John and Amy Schultz were the first citizens to use the $10,000 cash incentive for building a qualifying house in Newton. City development specialist ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Local teen honored as Hero of the Month

    Together with Mercy Hospital, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to honor Newton resident Austin Stoulil as a 2014 Hero of the Month. Sto ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Appeals fail for ex-Iowa workers on no-hire list

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Holly Rider wanted to return to work at Glenwood Resource Center, a state-run facility for people with disabilities in southwest Iowa ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Stop by library Monday to learn how to download eBooks

    Download eBooks ClassAt 6 p.m. Monday stop by the library meeting room to learn to download eBooks o ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Nimmo receives diploma from Indian Hills

    OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the students who completed their graduation requirements at the end of the 2014 fal ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Vanderlaan named an Outstanding Student at AIB

    DES MOINES — Kayla Vanderlaan, of Newton, has been recognized as an Outstanding Business Administration Student by the faculty at AIB College of Busin ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Three Newton residents receive diplomas

    ANKENY — Des Moines Area Community College has released the names of the students who completed their associate of arts graduation requirements at the ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
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    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Car runs into house after collision with truck

    A Cardinal Cab Company car ran into a D&D Program house after colliding with a truck at 403 E. Fourth St. N. Wednesday.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Wellness Coalition plans upcoming event

    Discussions continued about upcoming events including the 2015 Kick Off at the Newton High School, the Wellness Leaders Workshop and Newton Talks at t ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
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