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  • Hometown Rewards hosting Energy Saving Competition

    Hometown Rewards is calling on all Newton builders, tinkerers, thinkers and innovators to put their mind to the task, research and demonstrate an ener ...
    April 20, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Richardson Run returns May 14

    The Richardson Run Memorial 5K will begin at 9 a.m. May 14 at Berg Middle School, 1900 N. Fifth Ave. E. and is hosted by the Newton Police Department.
    April 20, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    April 20, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Project Blue Light to support law enforcement

    Light up Newton blue — that is the goal of the first annual Project Blue Light fundraiser sponsored by the Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • DMACC offers motorcycle safety classes

    DMACC Motorcycle Rider Coach Ken Owens demonstrates some motorcycle safe driving skills, including some crash avoidance techniques on the DMACC motorc ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Prospective customers learn about CSAs

    Newer agricultural concepts sometimes take a while to spread nationwide.CSAs, or community-supported ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • District’s purchase of skid loader touted as cost savings

    Newton Community School District Maintenance Supervisor Jack Suttek said discussions about purchasing a skid loader didn’t start recently.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Students of the month for fairness at Berg Middle School

    Berg Middle School has award its students of the month for fairness awards. The overall winners were Isabelle Gonzales and Gaitlin Chambers. Pictured ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • 81st Annual Tulip Time Festival scheduled for May 5-7

    The 81st Annual Pella Tulip Time Festival is scheduled for May 5-7 in Pella.Thousands of residents w ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Downtown micro-grant program moving forward

    The Newton Downtown Grant Review Board will soon begin work to distribute funds allocated in the Newton Downtown Micro-Grant Program. The board and th ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Cover crops key to combating heavy spring rains

    When it comes to soil conservation, a common headache for Iowa farmers is the spring deluge that causes fields to erode showing visible scouring and g ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Ag secretary: resources available to farmers using no-till, strip-till

    DES MOINES — Farmers in Iowa continue to expand usage of no-till or strip-till to limit runoff, improve water quality and reduce production costs. Iow ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Hometown Rewards taking entries for ‘Oldest in Newton’ appliance recycling competition

    Through May, Newton residents can sign up to recycle an old appliance with Alliant Energy’s recycling program, and be put in the running for the “Olde ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • An evening with Lyle Lovett and his large band

    A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Klyn named to Luther’s dean’s list

    DECORAH, — Katelin Klyn, Luther College senior, of Newton, has been named to the 2015 fall semester dean’s list. Klyn is the child of Jeffrey and Shar ...
    April 19, 2016 - 11:38 am