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  • Succession plan in place at WPC division

    A succession plan for staff at the Water Pollution Control Division in Newton has been put into place. Within the next five year, all WPC staff will b ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • DMACC volunteers package 20,000 meals

    Hundreds of eager volunteers slipped on hairnets and plastic gloves Monday afternoon at Newton DMACC campus and packaged 20,000 meals to help fight hu ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • TJ AC fix will require budget shifts

    A costly fix of the air conditioning unit at Thomas Jefferson Elementary will require shifting the district’s long range budget, but school members st ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • NPD to conduct traffic safety survey during holiday

    Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends come gather to share a meal and connect; it is also one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. D ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Do It Yourself Prairie Series

    Would you like to learn how to create your own prairie garden? A new program is starting at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge that will give you ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Kiwanis donate to Salvation Army

    Members of the Newton Noon Kiwanis donated items to the Newton Salvation Army. The Salvation Army in now accepting donations for the holiday season of ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • SCIHB participants

    Three Newton Christian School students had the privilege of participating in the South Central Iowa Honor Band Nov. 7 in Ankeny. The students that par ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Home health creates independence at home

    November is National Home Care and Hospice Month. Home health care allows patients to take control of their own care and treatment while remaining ind ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Construction commences at Cardinal Ridge

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen, Ground Freaker Homes Executive Director Becky Rosenboom and Newton Housing Development Corporation Executive Director Bruce ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Hy-Vee recognizes November as National Diabetes Awareness Month

    Hy-Vee, Inc. recognizes November as National Diabetes Awareness Month and is proud to continue its focus on health and wellness through diabetes educa ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • ‘Thank You For Your Service’

    One sound could be heard at exactly 1:11 p.m. Saturday — the sound of 21 shots fired followed by the somber tune of a bugle playing “Taps” as communit ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Newton OK’s ‘accessory apartments’

    A change in zoning code in the city of Newton will now allow accessory apartments in some residential and neighborhood commercial zones across the cit ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • Thomas Jefferson students cheer on veterans

    Chants of “USA” rang through the hallways of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Friday afternoon as more than 100 students, veterans and parents march ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • Entries open for Annual Holiday Lighted Parade

    The 2017 Annual Holiday Lighted Parade starts at DMACC immediately following the courthouse lighting at 6 p.m. Nov. 24. This event will feature lighte ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • NHS donates to Food Pantry

    Recently the National Honor Society at Newton High School conducted a fundraiser to donate the proceeds to the Salvation Army Food Pantry. The student ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am