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  • Gov. Branstad stops at Newton YMCA for book signing

    Gov. Terry Branstad made an appearance in Newton Thursday afternoon to sign copies of “Iowa’s Record Setting Governor: The Terry Branstad Story.” He w ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Lyric Theatre presentation

    More than 30 attendees filled the room of the Jasper County Historical Society Museum Wednesday to listen to Larry Hurto, chairman of the Newton Histo ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Cooperative Telephone Company distributes AEDs in remembrance of employee

    After the recent, unexpected loss of Cooperative Telephone Company employee Eric Van Zee Feb. 22, the board of directors and employees wondered how to ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. met at the home of Shirley Nuzum April 11. Ten members were pres ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Newton Hy-Vee announces winners of Cash and Grocery Giveaway

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Hy-Vee recently presented Scott and Kim DeGraff with $10,000 after their ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Iowa High School Musical Theater Award Showcase is June 5

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts will present the fifth annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Award Showcase at 7 p.m. June 5. The evening of ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Next Yoga at the Library event set for Monday

    Peeps Diorama ContestEntries Due May 1 — Give us a “Peep” into your favorite book. The library is ho ...
    April 14, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • New Odyssey next performance for JCCA set for Tuesday

    Gags, gusto and far more than simple guitar riffs mark New Odyssey’s unique stage show,which comes to Newton at 7 p.m. April 18 at the Newton High Sch ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Jasper County dispatchers recognized

    Jasper County dispatchers are being recognized this month during National Public Safety Telecommunicator week.
    April 13, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • NCSD budget, tax rate approved for 2018

    Next year’s Newton Community School District budget was approved by the school board at its regular meeting Monday.
    April 13, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Homicide investigation yields no arrests

    A month-long investigation into the suspicious death of a Newton man has yielded no arrests after the 61-year-old was found dead inside of his rural h ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Agnes Patterson Park to receive upgrade

    To begin to address concerns brought forth by Newton Little League, a vault restroom will be placed at Agnes Patterson Park. Newton City Council appro ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • PI receives $10,000 incentive for new home

    Progress Industries was presented a $10,000 incentive by the City of Newton and Newton Housing Development Corporation for a new home at 1217 N. Fourt ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Kellogg Blood Drive collects 25 units of blood

    The LifeServe blood center interviewed 29 and collected 25 units of blood, saving potentially 75 patients in need of lifegiving support at a drive Tue ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • City offices closed Friday

    The City of Newton business offices will be closed Friday, April 14. This includes City Hall, WaterWorks, Landfill, Parks and City Grounds, Planning & ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:52 am