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  • Berg Middle School to host assembly

    Berg Middle School will be celebrating its first semester’s academic success on Jan. 30.The assembly ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Blues Under the Blue Roof at the Newton Public Library

    The library will be jumping with blues music when Newton Public Library partners with the South Skunk Blues Society to present Blues Under the Blue Ro ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Camper in Copper Dollar Ranch murders will be used as evidence

    Terri Supino, the 54-year-old woman accused in the 1983 double murder of her estranged husband 20-year-old Steven Fisher and his girlfriend Melisa Gre ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Newton School board to meet at Berg on Monday

    There are no reconfiguration items on the agenda for Monday night’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Newton announced as a Skilled Community at the 117th Annual Chamber Dinner

    Mayor Mike Hansen announced Newton is now a Skilled Iowa Community at the 117th Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Wilson principal donned cuffs, jumpsuit to be ‘inmate’

    In an effort to drive home a powerful message to his Woodrow Wilson Elementary School students on Jan. 8, Principal Todd Schuster made a wardrobe chan ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Skiff Medical Center posts positive numbers for December

    Skiff Medical Center posted a $696,000 positive month end for the December budget.Karri Woody, direc ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Newton, local students named to ISU fall dean’s list

    AMES — More than 7,980 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 fall ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Probation sentence for woman who attacked grandmother

    An 18-year-old Newton woman will serve two years of probation for an incident last summer in which police say she stole a debit card and check from he ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Ice fishing tournament scheduled for Saturday canceled

    Jasper County Conservation’s “Frozen Fins” Ice Fishing Tournament to be at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve Saturday has been canceled due to unsafe ice co ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Caged-in Complex

    One morning, within the next few years, Newton Community School District students will attend either a renovated or re-built B.C. Berg Complex.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Coffee with a Cop draws large crowd during first event

    Newton’s first Coffee with a cop was a huge success for the Newton Police Department with a packed house filling Bridgehouse Coffee Wednesday. Six off ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • United Way falls short of goal, seeks more donations

    It may be a new year, but United Way of Jasper County is still accepting donations to assist agencies throughout the area.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • City working to turn commuters into residents with new housing options

    With several new apartment housing complexes started or proposed near downtown Newton, it has been questioned who will be living in the apartments and ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • New sign for Dairy Queen

    Crews worked to install a new sign at Dairy Queen, 203 First Ave. E., Wednesday. The new sign is an updated DQ logo that Dairy Queen currently uses.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:36 am
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