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    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Card game night, free downloads and more at NPL

    Card game nightWe will have card games in the library meeting room at 6 p.m. Monday. This night is o ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Carving out honors in wood projects contest at Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — Woodcarvers from all around Iowa gathered to showcase their skills in the Wood Projects contest held prior to the start of the 2015 Iowa ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Quick breads champ crowned at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Bed and Breakfast Quick Breads competition was judged Aug. 14 at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Foundation wants to sell former KinderCare building

    Looking at the lowered sinks and playground equipment at the former KinderCare preschool building, it’s easy to hear the young voices that used to gra ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Federal sentencing for LaVera set for Friday

    A final federal sentencing for David A. LaVera is scheduled for Friday. This comes after his original sentencing ended with a judge rejecting his plea ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Main Street, United Way to host downtown miniature golf event

    Newton Main Street is hosting an upcoming downtown miniature golf event in support of United Way of Jasper County.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • NCSD board candidate profile: Josh Cantu

    Editor’s Note: Josh Cantu is one of the four Newton Community School District board of education candidates for the Sept. 8 election. Here are his rep ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • YMCA to host annual Turkey Trot 5K Nov. 14

    The Newton YMCA, along with Lauterbach Buick/GMC and Newton Clinic, will host its annual Turkey Trot 5K at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 14 at the YMCA courtyard, 17 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Weed identification awards given at State Fair

    DES MOINES — Iowans tested their knowledge of garden plants in the Weed Identification contest judged Aug. 14 at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • St. Stephen’s to host blessing of backpacks

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton, invites students, teachers and parents to a blessing of backpacks and book bags during ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton.• Pi ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Nineteen new NCSD faculty welcomed at luncheon

    “We not only have full plates — some of us have two or three plates.”That’s what Newton Community Sc ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Minimum design standards approved for county roads and bridges

    Minimum design standards for Jasper County secondary roads and bridges were approved by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • mTunes bringing harmonies to Baxter

    With only their voices for instruments, the mTunes barbershop quartet will entertain at the Ice Cream Social and Music in the Park event at the Bethan ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:19 am
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