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  • Eight candidates make pitch for June 7 primary voters

    Jasper County voters had a chance to learn more about county supervisor and state legislator candidates running in the June 7 primary election Thursda ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Fairmeadows North opens five new homes

    Ground Breaker Homes, along with the city of Newton and the Newton Housing Development Corporation, were excited to present five newly completed homes ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Celebrating the arts

    The Newton Daily News recently made a donation to the art programs in the Newton Community School District and Newton Christian School. The funds were ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Five NHS students earned FFA distinct honors

    It’s the time of year when degrees are topics of conversation, but for five Newton High School students, they’ve had degrees in their hands for severa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Breckenridge extends lead in campaign contributions

    Challenger Wes Breckenridge is outpacing incumbent Rep. Dan Kelley in fundraising for the Iowa House District 29 Democratic nomination in September, h ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Newton High School student musicians to perform in Europe

    Local high school musicians, Adrienne Bergman, Evelyn Berryhill, Maddy Berstler and Amber Sorenson all seniors at Newton High School will tour Europe ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • NCSD board to consider bids for Berg equipment

    Newton Community School District’s Board of Education has a full slate of items on the agenda for Monday’s regular meeting, but there are only a few t ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Safe Boating Week to be observed May 21-27

    KNOXVILLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is teaming up with the National Safe Boating Council and other boating safety advocates across the U.S. t ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Jasper County Health Department grant for abandoned wells and cisterns

    Jasper County Health Department has a grant program through June 30 that may provide cost share reimbursement to help pay some of the cost associated ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Tree inventory effort Monday at Arboretum

    The Iowa DNR Forestry Bureau is working with the City of Newton and 10 communities this year as part of a Forest Service grant called “Sustainable Urb ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Pollinators program at NPL, holiday hours announced

    Holiday Weekend HoursThe Newton Public Library will be closed on May 27 for staff development and Ma ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Iowa House 29 absentee ballot requests lead state

    There have been more Democratic Party absentee ballot requests among Iowa House District 29 voters than in any other House district in Iowa, according ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • NHS has 168 students graduating Sunday

    For the 141st time, Newton High School is about to send a class of graduates on its way.Sunday’s NHS ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • DNR, engineering firm gather feedback on lake project

    Forebays and impoundments were some of the words mentioned Wednesday at an informational event held regarding a large-scale planned improvement to a c ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Park board looks to get more people to Westwood

    Increasing the usage of Westwood Golf Course drove discussions at the park board meeting on Wednesday. Following the potential new activity of foot go ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:13 pm