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  • Fans can watch NCWTS test at Iowa Speedway

    Race fans can whet their appetites for the 2017 racing season at Iowa Speedway on Tuesday and Wednesday. Rookies from the NASCAR Camping World Truck S ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Five things to know from the Jasper County Board of Supervisors meeting

    1. A fire suppression system was approved for the Jasper County Law Center. Protex Central was selected to install a clean agent suppression system fo ...
    April 12, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • School board approves Berg construction documents

    Construction documents for the new Berg Middle School were approved Monday at the Newton Community School District Board meeting.
    April 12, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • City of Newton Parks Superintendent leaving post

    Newton Parks Administrative Superintendent Nathan Unsworth has announced he is leaving his position in Newton to become the Director of Lee County Con ...
    April 12, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Road treatment alternative presented for county roads

    Several dozen people turned out to talk about county roads and possible solutions to dust and stabilization issues during a Tuesday meeting. Jasper Co ...
    April 12, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • April is Fair Housing month

    Mayor Mike Hansen signs a proclamation declaring April as Fair Housing month in Newton with many members of the housing community in attendance.
    April 12, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Celebrate Earth Day at NSNWR

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be observing Earth Day on April 22 by hosting a volunteer work day.
    April 12, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • St. Stephen’s donates to BMS food pantry

    Members of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church donated $2,000 to the food pantry at Berg Middle School. The food pantry serves any family who has a student ...
    April 12, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Newton Police arrest shooting suspect

    A Newton man has been arrested in connection to a convenience store shooting Monday evening that left a 20-year-old man injured.
    April 12, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Monroe man to face trial for shooting firearm at local motel

    A Monroe man wanted for assault and firing shots in the air at a local hotel in February will appear for a jury trial in June on charges of intimidati ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Mariposa County Park restoration expected to begin this fall

    Major restoration to Mariposa County Park is expected to begin later this year. A complete dredging of Mariposa Lake will be the centerpiece of the pr ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Administrator contracts debated at school board meeting

    Newton Community School District Board members were divided Monday night over administrator contracts.
    April 11, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Immanuel Baptist Church announces Easter service change

    Immanuel Baptist Church in Newton, has announced a change of service times for the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday.
    April 11, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Earl May partners with Iowa Food & Family Project

    The popularity of gardening and renewed interest in how and where food is grown are the catalysts for a unique partnership involving Earl May Nursery ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Program to focus on lung anatomy and basic medication

    The Goodwill Career Connection Center, 600 N. Second Ave. W., Room 241 in Newton, is hosting a Lung Anatomy and Basic Medication event from 2 to 3 p.m ...
    April 11, 2017 - 10:04 am