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  • Public Works Director highlights recent road work

    Work accomplished by the Public Works Department in the past year and plans for future projects was presented to city council by Public Works Director ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Man accused of sex abuse found guilty of assault

    A Newton man accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl has been found guilty of assault and sentenced to 15 days in jail.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Service Coordinator position approved for mental health region

    The Jasper County Supervisors approved the creation of a permanent position for a part-time service coordinator for the mental health region on Tuesda ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • ARK gives back in big ways

    ARK or Acts of Random Kindness of The Way at Newton Church of The Way is having a free winter pajamas and clothes give away from 9 a.m. to noon Saturd ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Winning scratch ticket sold in Newton

    A $10,000-winning Iowa Lottery scratch ticket was sold in Newton. Bill Jaekel, of Warsaw, Mo., claimed the 12th of 32 prizes of $10,000 available in t ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Golden 'K' tip night a success

    Recently Golden “K” Kiwanis President Judy Snook presented a check for $200 to Major Mikey Carter of the Salvation Army. The donation came from “Tip N ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Antique Spectacular Nov. 21-23 Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES —Antique Collectors won’t want to miss the Fall Antique Spectacular show, Nov. 21-23 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Iowa State Fairgrounds — Kn ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Fourth annual Jean Seberg Festival begins Friday in Marshalltown

    The Fourth Annual Jean Seberg International Film Festival is just days away set for Nov. 21–23, at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center in Marshalltown. T ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Neal Smith NWR Winter Hours

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will begin its winter hours, effective Dec. 1 through March 1, 2015.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Cornerstone hosts service, concert

    The Cornerstone Church will host its annual Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church, 1000 E. 12th St. S. in Newton.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Our Savior hosts Thanksgiving eve service

    Our Savior Lutheran Church will host its annual Eve of Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Thursday, 1900 N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • UCC hosts annual soup supper

    The Congregational United Church of Christ will host its annual soup supper at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, at the church, 308 E. Second St. N. in Newton.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Newton Lions Club Tip Night

    The Newton Lions Club will be working at the Newton Pizza Ranch Wednesday evening for tips. The proceeds will be used for local community projects suc ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Craft and vendor fair in Colfax Friday

    A craft and vendor fair will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Colfax Historical Society Community Center. Bring your gifts to be wrapped or buy from any ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. held the monthly meeting at the Congregational Church on Tuesday ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
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