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  • Henna tattoo history, how-to Monday at NPL

    Henna Tattoo History & How-ToLearn the history and art of Henna at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Participants wi ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Street overlay project to begin Friday

    The next phase of street repair work is set to begin Friday in Newton. Seven streets throughout Newton will have sections repaired using a mill and ov ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • ‘No-burn’ laws vary

    As leaves begin to fall and pile up in yards, it’s important for all Jasper County residents to know city and/or county and state burn regulations.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Rails-to-Trails, downtown revitalization key to PC Hometown Pride

    Prairie City’s Hometown Pride Committee Chairperson Tony Ladehoff said when the group first coalesced earlier this year, the members asked themselves ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Healthiest State Walk goal achieved: Iowans walk in all 99 counties

    Iowans in every county of the state on Wednesday voted with their feet in support of the Healthiest State Initiative, marking the first time in the He ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Student Rotarians honored

    Newton Rotary Club honored its September Student Rotarians at its recent meeting. Pictured, from left, are Grace Coen; Luiz Carlos, in-bound exchange ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Iowa DNR urges locals to be firewise on the farm

    With harvest accelerating farm activities, fire safety details can be hastily overlooked.“It’s impor ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Waterworks to flush hyrdrants Friday, Saturday

    Fire hydrants will be flushed from 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday north of First Avenue and Bittersweet Subdivision. Fire hydrants will be flush ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Book sale Saturday

    First United Methodist Church will host a Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the church dining room, 210 N. Second Ave. E., Newton. Proceeds ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Newton man pleads guilty to solicitation in West Virginia

    PRINCETON, W. Va. — A Newton man who traveled across the country in 2014 to meet a female juvenile he had met on the Internet now faces time in both p ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Asbestos still likely at former county care facility

    Issues with the asbestos removal process at the former Jasper County Care Facility still remain, Jasper County Supervisor Joe Brock said during his up ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • New Cardinals app launched for NHS activities

    A new interactive phone app allows Newton High School students, parents and fans to follow schedules and interact with local businesses.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • McDonald’s now serving all-day breakfast

    It’s here at last, McDonald’s is now serving breakfast all day long.Tuesday was the official start d ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • DMACC celebrates anniversary at football game

    The DMACC Bear receives a hug from a youngster during the Newton Senior High School vs. Grinnell High School football game. It was DMACC night at the ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:50 am
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