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  • Retirement open house for Parrott

    A retirement open house for Nancy Potter-Parrott will be from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Jasper County Board of Supervisors room at the courthouse. ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Photo exhibit at NSNWR Saturday

    During the month of November, photographs taken by photo pike participants are on display in the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center’s ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Library to host eBooks, email training

    Iowa Authors Visit & Book SigningJoin us at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in the library meeting room for a book si ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Events

    • Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Club Notes

    Sherman Sunbeam 4-H ClubThe Sherman Sunbeam 4-H Club had its October meeting at the United Presbyter ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Elderly free ride service program in need of help

    More and more seniors are taking advantage of the Jasper County Rideshare program, which is a good news. The bad news is the program is in need of mor ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Newton Place Apartments available next summer, developer says

    The community voiced a need and the City of Newton listened. By working with the Miller-Valentine Group, the city implemented the development and cons ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Property available after D&D program rehab

    Over the past two years, 24 properties have been addressed by the city through the Dangerous and Dilapidated (D&D) Program, leaving lots available for ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Aktion Club makes donation

    The Newton Aktion Club represented by Stephanie Jenness, Matthew Northway and Tamara Lloyd presented Steve Knight of the Courthouse Lighting Committee ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • October Students of the Month

    Rotary president Craig Armstrong joins October’s Students of the Month, Nick Easley and Melanie Stice.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Kellogg man leads authorities on high-speed pursuit

    MONROE — A Kellogg man was subdued with a stun gun by county law enforcement Wednesday night following a pursuit on gravel roads off Highway F62 East ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Iowa KidsNet celebrates National Adoption Month this November

    Iowa KidsNet is proud to join child welfare advocates and families across the country in celebrating November’s National Adoption Month, a time to rai ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Events

    • TOPS Iowa 254 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Newton. • Alcoho ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Allen fends off Bruntz in tight open state senate race

    It was a relaxed, T-shirt and blue jean affair at the Election Night headquarters for Iowa Senate District 15 candidate Chaz Allen (D-Newton).
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Incumbents Carpenter, Brock retain supervisor seats

    Incumbents ruled the race with Democrat Joe Brock and Republican Denny Carpenter winning re-election in the Jasper County Board of Supervisors race Tu ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:43 am
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    Reader Poll

    What’s your favorite part of celebrating the holidays in Newton?
    Lighting of the courthouse
    Shopping local
    Visiting Santa Claus
    Holiday tour of homes
    4-H Festival of Trees