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  • Kellogg Lions host pancake breakfast

    The Kellogg Lions Club will serve pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice and beverages from 7 to 9 a.m., Dec. 6 at the Cabin in the Park in Kellogg ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Events

    • Celebrate Recovery for Women will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. 
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Culver's to serve free dinner on Thanksgiving

    Many of us will be sitting down to a large meal next Thursday and watching football. That sort of thing will happen at the Newton Culver’s restaurant ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Freezing rain expected in Jasper County

    Light freezing rain is expected Friday night and early Saturday morning in Jasper County, according to the National Weather Service.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • School board continues talks of reconfiguration

    Which campus will each Newton Community School District elementary student be attending for each grade? That’s a question the school district has been ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Generosity will help students will stay warm

    Sufficient warm clothing is one of many priorities for students.Wednesday, the Newton Community Scho ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Cedar Falls author comes to Newton

    Cedar Falls author Dave Else spoke Thursday at the Newton Public Library about the book he and his wife, Barb, co-produced, “For the Small Schools.” T ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Former Newton man takes first, second place in Toastmasters contests

    BLOOMINGTON, MINN. — Dan Livengood, vice president of St. Croix Promotions and Retail, Inc. in Bloomington, Minn., was awarded Second Place for a Tabl ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Jasper County Sheriff's Office assists in Pella drug arrest

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office assisted in a seizure of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia including more than 5 grams of methamphetamine from R ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • November Student Rotarians

    Pictured are the Newton Rotary Club students of the month for November, Cole Doerring, Devin Shores and Rachel Prendergast. The students are joined by ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Skiff names new CAO

    Laurie Conner will take over as interim Chief Administrative Officer at Skiff Medical Center on Dec. 3.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Allen sees opportunities to expand Iowa’s middle class

    State Sen. Chaz Allen, of Newton, will help shape the work of the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature by serving on several Iowa Senate committees.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Nook joins Iowa All-State Chorus for second year

    Newton Senior Makayla Nook, daughter of Galyn and Tami Nook, was chosen during statewide auditions in October for the 2014 Iowa All-State Chorus. Six ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Reynolds, Camp selected for OPUS Choir

    Alayna Reynolds, daughter of Kyle and Linda Reynolds, and Natalie Camp, daughter of Randy and Carol Camp were chosen by audition for the 2014 Freshman ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Christian School benefit is Friday

    The Newton Christian School Benefit Dinner is Friday at Community Heights Alliance Church with music from Central College’s Tropical Steel Band.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:47 am
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    Reader Poll

    Will you attend upcoming teacher and parent meetings regarding the Newton school district’s possible reconfiguration of buildings?