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  • Supervisors to hear update on mental health region

    The Central Iowa Community Services Region —  which handles mental health services for its member counties, including Jasper County —  has been operat ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Newton's Magnetic Main Street promo set for Thursday

    Newton’s Magnetic Main Street Promotion is the fundraiser sponsored by Main Street Newton is sponsoring at 5 p.m. Thursday on the north side of the do ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Newton Rotary Club to meet

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program w ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Local 997 Retiree Council to meet

    The UAW Local 997 Retiree Council will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Local 997 Union Hall.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Newton Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton, for lunch and a pro ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Parkinson's Disease Support Group to meet Monday

    Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Wesley Park Centre Garden Room.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Off the Beaten Path set for Sept. 20

    The 10th annual Off the Beaten Path 6K trail race trail and 3K fun run/walk will be on Saturday at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, just north off of I-80 ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Walking through the pain

    If you walk into the hallway of Sue Anderson’s home in Newton, you may notice a wooden mirror with an angel’s head carved into the design. If the mirr ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • NFD never forgets

    Ryan Volk, Blaine Lefler, Mike Browning and Mike Salyers, members of the Newton Fire Honor Guard, participate in the retrieval of the colors at the cl ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Koenen Chiropractic donates school supplies

    Dr. Jay A. Koenen presented Newton Community School District Superintendent Bob Callaghan with school supply donations that were collected from commun ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Buildings come down through D&D program

    Howe Excavating worked to finish demolishing the house at 315 E. 15th St. N. The crew started last week on the house that the city purchased for $7,00 ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Cards House of Apparel helping high school kids in need

    When the original clothing closet closed at Newton Senior High School, it created a void for the students who depended on it.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • City may address more traffic safety concerns

    Two more uncontrolled intersections will be considered for stop signs at the upcoming Newton City Council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The C ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Skiff provides $900k-plus in community benefits

    Skiff Medical Center provides $939,263 in community benefits to Jasper County, according to a recently completed assessment of those programs and serv ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
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