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  • Reconfiguration could come to a vote Monday

    After Monday night’s Newton Community School District board meeting, proponents or opponents of building reconfiguration might have reason to rejoice ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Kelley, Heartsill visit Newton FFA

    Representatives Dan Kelley (D-Newton) and Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) visited with Newton FFA President Mike Barr and FFA Vice President Jarret Horn a ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • NHS students to get rare style of employment-skills practice

    When Newton High School seniors arrive Newton’s Goodwill Career Connection Center on April 29, they’ll have a rare opportunity waiting for them.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Slipstream to perform during Jasper County Relay for Life

    The Jasper County Relay for Life is a local summer tradition that acts as community source of motiva ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Get to Know Newton moves full force into second year

    A little more than a year ago, the City of Newton launched the Get to Know Newton campaign to help develop a new identity and brand for the community. ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Local officers complete special training

    Six local law enforcement officers from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) and the Newton Police Department (NPD) recently completed a 32 hour ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Newton Main Street marks one-year anniversary

    February marked the one-year anniversary of the Newton Main Street program. Additionally, Andrew Bassman will be acknowledged for his first full year ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Group formed with promotion, preservation in mind

    As projects are completed throughout the city’s parks, keep an eye open for the new logo unveiled by Friends of Newton Parks.
    March 20, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Out with the old, in with the new

    If you’ve driven past Maytag Park or walked through the park lately, you might have noticed something different — the playground has been remodeled an ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Centre for Arts and Artists contributes to Iowa’s art economy

    The Centre for Arts and Artists (CAA) is one nonprofit organization that disperses art throughout the community of Newton — a task that assisted the c ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Newton Public Library — more than just books

    When the Newton Public Library was built in 1992, the focus was books, however, patrons may notice the changes the Newton Public Library is experienci ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • YPJC: calling all young professionals

    Young professionals. A term that may be different for everyone, but for Young Professionals of Jasper County (YPJC), young professionals are vital to ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Main Street, downtown continue to feature new businesses

    The economy of the City of Newton, like any other small Midwestern town, must constantly adapt to conditions to survive. This includes bringing in new ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • State-of-the-art medical laboratory calls Newton home

    A long thought about the idea to build a state-of-the-art medical laboratory came to light in 2014 for Health Enterprises of Iowa.
    March 20, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Market Café a new treat for Hy-Vee shoppers

    Newton residents gained a new dining option when Hy-Vee opened its Market Café in late July. The full-service, sit down meal restaurant is located in ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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    Reader Poll

    Should campers and RVs in Newton have to be parked on a hard surface at a private residence?