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  • NPD pitches crime-free housing program

    The Newton Police Department and Chief Jeff Hoebelheinrich have been working on a proposed crime-free housing program targeted at rental properties in ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Federal funds awarded to Newton airport

    Funding in the amount of $218,410 was awarded to construct a 2,500 square foot snow removal equipment building at the Newton Municipal Airport Congres ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Holocaust survivor, professor to speak at Congregational UCC

    Holocaust survivor Dr. Harold Kasimow and Dr. Tyler Roberts, professor of religious studies at Grinnell College, will share about the Holocaust at a p ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Demolition begins

    Crews from Iowa Demolition, Inc. of Des Moines moved into the second day of demolition on the former Newton Waterworks building, 216 N. Third Ave. W., ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Pella Christian High School celebrates 75th anniversary

    “Appreciate your Christian training to prepare you for the work God has planned for you to do as a citizen of God’s Kingdom.”
    April 8, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Faith Festival Sunday

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host a Faith Festival to explore the origins of Divine Mercy Sunday at noon Sunday at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Events

    • CAA Youth Sculpture Project will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at in Newton. Please join the Centre for Arts & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N., to help desi ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Sunbonnet Questers

    Sunbonnet Questers had its March meeting in the home of Jeanette Shannon. Eight members were present and answered roll call by showing a favorite chil ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Lunch and Learn Wednesday

    Newton historian Larry Hurto will present a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program at noon Wednesday at the Jasper County Historical Museum, 1700 S. 15th A ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Berg Middle School Third Quarter 7th grade honor roll

    A Honor Roll Samantha Adams, Dalton Altemeier, Madilynn Amos, Makatlyn Anderson, Kamryn Arguello, An ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Berg Middle School Third Quarter 8th grade honor roll

    A Honor RollMadeline Allen, Annastacia Andersen, Olivia Barnes, Abbie Barr, Isaac Bebout, Keely Birk ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Run Warren Run announces seven Iowa County leaders

    In an expansion of the Run Warren Run volunteer field program in Iowa, MoveOn.org Political Action has identified key county leaders in Central Iowa.
    April 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Some bills sail, others fail at second funnel

    Friday marked the final day of the second “funnel” portion of the Iowa State Legislature’s 2015 session.
    April 7, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • City moves forward with plans for downtown

    In an effort to continue working to improve the downtown district, the Newton City Council approved Monday the hiring of Ames-based Bolton & Menk, Inc ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Aggressive housing plan presented to council

    City Administrator Bob Knabel proposed expanding the housing initiative through its local nonprofit partner the Newton Housing Development Corporation ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:21 am
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