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  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. 
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Jurors hear two accounts, one phone call of alleged Supino confessions

    WATERLOO —Three possible confessions were on display Friday, as two state witnesses testified to two separate incidents in which Theresa "Terri" Supin ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Deadline is March 15 for duck stamp art contest

    Anyone who wants to see last year’s award-winning Iowa Junior Duck Stamp contest winners can go to the Newton Public Library this month to see a displ ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Eleven Newton students display art in state show

    Next month, 11 Newton Community School District art students will have the opportunity to showcase their work on a large stage.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Local troops prepare for cookie sales

    Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa’s cookie season kicks off on Friday. Local troops will be have booths on various days throughout the sale season.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • NPD investigating inappropriate teacher-student contact

    The Newton Police Department is conducting a criminal investigation regarding alleged inappropriate contact between a teacher and a Newton High School ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Kelley joins Iowa House rural Caucus

    DES MOINES — State Representative Dan Kelley of Newton will serve on the House Rural Caucus for the 2015 legislative session.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Police called on false report

    Newton Police were called to the West End Sinclair gas station and laundromat parking lot late Thursday afternoon after a woman called police and said ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Bridal Fair to bring more than 20 vendors to DMACC

    Getting married this year, or in the next couple of years?Sunday’s 2015 Bridal Fair, presented by th ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Three properties up for D&D program

    Three more houses are on the agenda for purchase for the D&D program at the Monday city council meeting. Another property is up for purchase for the h ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton.• C ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Speech large-group performers earn high marks

    The Newton High School speech team earned four overall “I” ratings for performances at Saturday’s Large Group State Competition for southeast Iowa, he ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Defense finishes questioning of former CDR owner

    WATERLOO — Attorneys for Theresa "Terri" Supino continued to cross examine former Copper Dollar Ranch owner Hal Snedeker Thursday at the Black Hawk Co ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Hearing the Call

    When Adam Gannaway was about to take his six junior firefighters out to the trucks Saturday, he had to pause for a moment to fight back tears.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • County supervisors hold budget workshop

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday to discuss the next fiscal year’s budget following January presentations in which requests were m ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:33 am
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