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  • Honor the nurse in your life with one of these great gifts

    If there’s one surefire secret to success for choosing a gift for the nurse in your life, it’s this: Think pampering. Nurses spend nearly all of their ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Blues Traveler to perform at Iowa Speedway

    Rock band Blues Traveler will bridge two days of racing and entertainment at the Fastest Short Track on the Planet as they perform on the Pork Party P ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • School board approves principal assignments

    Before the Newton Community School District board of education could decide whether to approve the personnel reports presented at Monday’s regular mee ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • School board scales back stadium plans

    A project to refurbish one of the Newton Community School District’s most visible symbols of Cardinal pride received a green light on Monday night.
    May 5, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Off-the-wall art

    The last of the art pieces that are part of the First Avenue of Sculpture and Art project was set up for display Monday. The artist who created the sp ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Back to the drawing board for housing initiative

    A proposal to enhance the Newton Housing Initiative Incentive Program was voted down 4-2 by the Newton City Council at its Monday meeting.
    May 5, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Heartsill attends Kelsey Smith Act signing

    DES MOINES — Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) was in attendance Friday during the Governor’s signing of House File 447, formerly HF 54 that Heartsill ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Grinnell Farmers Market kicks off May 14

    GRINNELL — The Grinnell Farmers Market is gearing up for its 2015 season, which begins Thursday, May 14. Thirty five vendors are currently signed up t ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • New DNR online fishing atlas available

    A new online fishing atlas for desktop computers and smartphones is now available.This mobile friend ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    May 5, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Applications available for Theisen’s More for Your Community Grants

    Theisen’s has announced the launch of the 2015 Theisen’s More for Your Community Grants program.Supp ...
    May 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Coffee with a Cop returns Saturday

    Coffee with a Cop will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Uncle Nancy’s Coffee House & Eatery, 114 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    May 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Project AWAKE Annual Plant Sale starts Friday

    Put on your green thumb and head to the Project AWAKE Annual Plant Sale Friday and Saturday inside the Krumm Center at the Newton Arboretum, 3000 N. F ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Newton school board approves new 2015-16 calendar

    At its April 27 regular meeting, the Newton Community School District had lengthy discussions on a number of issues. One of those issues was the schoo ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Walk of Life

    Jenifer Bowen, executive director of Iowa Right to Life, was among the speakers at the Newton Christian Reformed Church on Saturday at the conclusion ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:24 am
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