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  • DMACC’s celebration of the literacy arts

    Des Moines Area Community College’s 15th annual Celebration of the Literary Arts will be held April 3-5 with classroom visits to all six DMACC campuse ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • A Second Chance

    For more than two years, Discover Hope 517 has been providing support for dozens of Jasper County residents struggling with addiction. The Newton-base ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Newton Public Library adds baby story time

    The Newton Public Library introduced a special program for parents and their little ones six months ago and attendance has only continued to increase.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • City to develop master plan for I-80 exit 168 corridor

    The City of Newton is taking steps to create a plan for the I-80 exit 168 corridor for future development. City council approved RDG Planning & Design ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Photos: Locals get outside for first day of spring

    Chris, Will and Gabe McKinney enjoyed Monday's beautiful weather with some baseball at Woodland Park's Baker Field.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Ag Department accepting grant proposals to address pollution

    The Iowa Department of Agriculture’s Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality (DSCWQ) is seeking proposals for a research grant program.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Public comment wanted on DM River plan update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is in the process of updating the Des Moines River Regulation Manual and is inviting public com ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Newton Community Theatre advances to regional competition

    The Newton Community Theatre competed in the Iowa Community Theatre Association state festival this past weekend in Marshalltown.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Beef and noodle dinner is Saturday

    The Prairie City Church of the Brethren is hosting a Beef and homemade noodle dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is next sensory friendly movie at Capitol II

    The Capitol II Theatre in Newton has planned its next Sensory Friendly Movie at 10:15 a.m. Saturday. The featured movie will be Disney’s “Beauty and t ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Rotary recognizes February students

    Newton Rotary Club recognized Emily Mehmen and Justin Fischer as February Rotary Students of the Month. Both are seniors at Newton High School.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Second half property taxes due March 31

    Jasper County Treasurer Doug Bishop would like to remind Jasper County residents that the second half property tax and mobile home taxes are due and n ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Newton DMACC graduate speaks to DMACC Board of Directors

    Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus Court Reporting graduate Rachel Ellefson, of Mason City, spoke to the DMACC Board of Directors during ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • ADA improvements coming to Maytag, Woodland Parks

    In an effort to continue addressing the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city has identified several areas for improvements.
    March 20, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Lawmakers discuss voter ID, gun rights at final legislative coffee

    The Club Room of Newton’s Hy-Vee did not have many empty seats Saturday morning, as Democratic legislators took on questions from Jasper County reside ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:05 am