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  • Bipartisan effort strengthens laws to protect drug-endangered children

    Iowa’s 2017 legislative session, which ended Saturday morning, might be remembered for partisan divides on major issues and a Republican majority that ...
    April 25, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • World War II pilot to visit Jasper County, talk vets issues at DMACC

    Retired Captain Jerry Yellin, who piloted the final mission of World War II, will be visiting Newton this week. The 92-year-old has dedicated his life ...
    April 25, 2017 - 12:12 pm
  • NFD responds to fire at St. Stephen’s church

    The Newton Fire Department responded to a fire at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Monday afternoon after people inside the church saw smoke through a w ...
    April 25, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • First Baptist Church collecting cans, bottles for JCARL

    The First Baptist Church, 620 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton, will have a trailer by the garage to drop off bottles and cans.
    April 25, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Newton FFA gains new leaders

    The Newton FFA chapter installed new officers on March 28. For the first time in the chapter’s history an all female team was elected. Pictured, from ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Sentencing hearing continued in sex abuse case

    A Newton man is scheduled to be sentenced in a sex abuse case next month in Jasper County District Court after the hearing was continued on Monday.
    April 25, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Students present psychology research

    PELLA — An impressive cohort of 29 Central College students presented their research at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference in Chicago ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • MAT athletes prepare for state at Waverly

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team traveled to Waverly to compete at a two-day USTA event.Tumbling Res ...
    April 25, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Newton Public Library to offer regular yoga class

    Grab a yoga mat or a beach towel and head out to the next yoga class at the Newton Public Library, one of the library’s newest reoccurring programs.
    April 25, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • City updates codes at Newton Memorial Park Cemetery

    Several procedural changes were made concerning Newton Memorial Park Cemetery to expedite processes. City council approved an update to the language i ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Venture Homes expanding footprint at Fountain Hills

    Venture Homes is continuing to invest in the City of Newton by purchasing another lot for construction in Fountain Hills Estates. City council approve ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Migratory Bird Day celebration

    Are you interested in identifying and learning more about grassland birds? Then celebrate International Migratory Bird Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satu ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • First Christian Church Baptism class

    Pictured, from left, are the participants of the First Christian Church Baptism class who were recently baptized, Harlie Durr, Payton Durr, Ophelia Ha ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Street Survival school comes to Newton

    A Street Survival school will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7 in the parking lot at Iowa Speedway, 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive in Newton.
    April 24, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Local financial advisor honored for performance

    Mark Allen, who has been an Edward Jones financial advisor in Newton since 2004, was recently invited to attend the Edward Jones Managing Partner’s Co ...
    April 24, 2017 - 10:00 am