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  • Newton hosts state festival

    The varsity ensemble from Newton High School competed at the State Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Newton High School Saturday.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Jersey Freeze opens over weekend in new location

    After a short delay, Jersey Freeze in Monroe opened to an eager and excited crowd Friday. Young and old alike stopped by the new location across the s ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Mingo man faces 2 sex abuse charges

    A Mingo man is charged with two counts of sexual abuse following an investigation by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.
    April 20, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Elementary honor band

    Fourteen Aurora Heights and Woodrow Wilson fifth and sixth grade band students were selected to participate in the Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Caldwell named to NADC top one percent

    Gilbert R. Caldwell III, of Caldwell, Brierly, Chalupa & Nuzum, LLC, has been selected to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015 Natio ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Garton announced as CB vice president

    The Community Bank Board of Directors, of Indianola, announce the hiring of Troy Garton as a vice president.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Jasper County audit available

    Auditor of State Mary Mosiman released an audit report on Jasper County.The county had local tax rev ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Photos needed: Iowa’s Fallen Vietnam Soldiers

    WATERLOO — The Grout Museum District, 503 South Street, is opening a new temporary exhibit, 365 and Counting: Iowans in the Vietnam War on July 14.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Mid-term progress reports

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton Senior High School students Monday. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their student ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Second Infantry reunion

    The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s Second Infantry Division at any time.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Events

    • Celebrate Recovery women’s study will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Man charged in baseball bat fight pleads not guilty

    A Newton man charged with two felonies after allegedly using a baseball bat in a fight in front of Newton High School has pleaded not guilty.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Court documents: Sisters spanked, slapped 6 year old who had a bad day

    One of two sisters charged in a child endangerment case in which a 6-year-old child was allegedly spanked and slapped for having a bad day, will be se ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Newton High School Term 3 B Honor Roll

    A-DGavin Aalbers, Chet Adams, Jaden Adams, Kaytlin Ahn, Morgan Allen, Blake Anderson, Trevor Annee, ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • ‘Faces Never Forgotten’ project seeking missing photo

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is a nonprofit organization formed by Congress in 1980 to build a national memorial dedicated to all who served wit ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:11 am
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    Reader Poll

    Did the Newton City Council make the right decision in allocating $1 million toward acquisitions and demolitions of commercial buildings on First Avenue and the interchange corridors?