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  • Local student on Grinnell College dean’s list

    GRINNELL — The following local student is named to the Grinnell College dean’s list for the fall semester 2016. They are among the 261 students honore ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Local students on Central College dean’s list

    PELLA — The following Central College students were named to the dean’s list for fall 2016.Jasper Co ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Trees For Kids grant applications due March 1

    Trees For Kids grant applications are available online for schools and communities to involve youth in planting trees this spring. The grants pay up t ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Pacesetters dance team wins third place at nationals

    Newton High School’s Pacesetters took home a third-place finish at the 2017 Dance Team Union National Championship in Orlando, Fla. last weekend. Newt ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Stutterin’ Jimmy Duo to Perform at the Newton Public Library

    The Stutterin’ Jimmy Duo will perform at the next Blues Under the Blue Roof concert series on Monday.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • DMACC and IMDP team up to save lives

    The DMACC Newton Student Nursing Club, along with the Iowa Marrow Donor Program, is hosting a bone marrow drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Newton ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Tax season is here, forms available at the Newton library

    Blues Under the Blue RoofBlues Under the Blue Roof is back. A new musical performance will be held e ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • DMACC hosting activities for National Court Reporting and Captioning Week

    National Court Reporting and Captioning Week kicks into gear on Saturday, and DMACC’s Newton campus will be hosting events throughout the week.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • City grants more than $36K to downtown improvements

    Work to update and renovate downtown Newton continues with three new micro-grants awarded totaling more than $36,000. Buildings or businesses owned by ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Trial date set for sex abuse case

    A Newton man accused of third-degree sexual abuse will appear in court next month for a jury trial after a 2015 incident.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Fresh Powder

    In the midst of a mild winter with little snow, children at Newton’s Sunset Park take advantage of sled-worthy conditions Wednesday afternoon.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Newton Daily News launches Cutest Couple Contest

    The Newton Daily News has partnered with the Jeweler’s Bench and other area businesses in search of Jasper County’s Cutest Couple.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • 2017 Newton Police Department online auction starts Friday

    The Newton Police Department will hold an online auction of nine bicycles and baseball cards beginning Friday. The auction website is www.publicsurplu ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Berg Middle School prepares for Saturday’s performance

    Berg Middle School’s theater students will be presenting two plays on Saturday at the Newton High School Center for Performance. The show starts at 7 ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Ambulance rates to increase 1.2 percent

    A 1.2 percent increase to the ambulance service rate is now in effect for the City of Newton. The city council approved the increase Monday based on a ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:30 am