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  • Deadline for state century, heritage farms June 1

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey reminded eligible farm owners that the deadline to apply for the 2015 Century and Heritage Far ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pair caught smoking pot at Newton park

    A Newton man was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor Thursday when he was found smoking marijuana with a 16-year-old juvenile at A ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • ISU to host 4-H County Council meeting May 31

    ​Iowa State University will host a 4-H County Council meeting from 4 to 5:30 p.m. May 31 at the Jasper County Extension and Outreach Office, 550 N. Se ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Public Paddle to be held on South Skunk River

    In addition to public paddles held at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, the Jasper County Conservation Department will be holding a 9.25 mile river paddle ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Concert Series at the Maytag Bowl

    The Newton Parks and Grounds Division has set the 2015 Summer Concert Series dates to be held at Maytag Park.
    May 22, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • 3rd Annual Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference to take place in June

    MONTEZUMA — Women Land and Legacy (WLL) along with Iowa Land Sales & Farm Management have announced their continuing partnership to host the Third Ann ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Events

    • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group at Newton Health Care Center will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Newton Health Care Center, in Newton. Newton Health ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Mother driving 2 kids charged with OWI

    A Centerville mother was arrested after driving under the influence in Newton with her two children in the vehicle Sunday.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • 2-year-old Newton boy gains national attention

    Micah Pickering enjoys playing with his toys, spending time with his family and watching a movie that includes a snowman who likes warm hugs. In short ...
    May 20, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Johnson, Albee honored at banquet

    GRINNELL — When the Iowa Transportation Museum held its second anniversary event Friday, six men were inducted as “transportation heroes.” Two of thos ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Richardson Run

    Many local residents take off at the starting line for the second annual Richardson Run 5K Saturday morning at the Newton Police Department. Family, f ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • KOA serves during Red Pride Day

    On May 6, the Newton High School National Honor Society Students packaged food for the Kids Against Hunger program during Red Pride Day. The food will ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Block Party planned to kick off Hometown Rewards Program

    To kick off the Hometown Rewards Program from Alliant Energy and Black Hills Energy, a block party is being held in conjunction with the City of Newto ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Clemon-Maki offers new excise tax calculator

    Newton businesses now have access to an innovative tool made available through Jeff Maki of Clemon-Maki Insurance that could potentially save them tho ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Allen hosts locals on Capitol tour

    Sen. Chaz Allen (D-Newton) hosted Carol Kramer, foreign exchange student Gigi Chen, and Jill Hook during a tour of the Iowa State Capitol on May 8.
    May 18, 2015 - 12:16 pm
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