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  • Loebsack visits former gravel quarry in Colfax

    COLFAX — U.S. Representative Dave Loebsack visited Colfax North Park Tuesday afternoon, formerly known as Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. gravel quarr ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • God’s Country Mini-Camp

    God’s Country Mini-Camp took place Aug. 7-9. The tent camp for kids provided an affordable Christian camping experience in a country setting close to ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Eternity Focus in concert

    Newton First Assembly of God, 1029 E. 19th St. N., invites the community to enjoy this concert at 10:15 a.m. Sunday.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Work on city’s action plan to be presented monthly

    As a way to keep the public and the city council informed on the work of city staff, a monthly update will be given on the city’s action plan starting ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Holden evening prayer around the world

    The community is invited to join in singing “Holden Evening Prayer” at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Maytag Park West Shelter. A potluck supper will follo ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Free film screenings at the Fleur Cinema & Cafe to reflect 2015-2016 season

    DES MOINES — In addition to bringing world-class productions to the stage, Des Moines Performing Arts is bringing them to the screen as part of the 20 ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • AWANA youth program returns Sept. 2

    The AWANA youth program will begin from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 2 at Immanuel Baptist Church, N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Sen. Ernst reps to host office hours

    The Office of U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, released the following details regarding upcoming traveling office hours across Iowa.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Events

    • Culver’s Cruise Night will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Culver’s in Newton.• Alcoholics Anonymous ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Two altercations lead to Reasnor man’s arrest

    A Reasnor man was arrested for assault and child endangerment after an altercation Sunday.James A. P ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • NPD sniper details experience for library program

    Newton Police Department Detective Chris Wing gave a presentation Monday at the Newton Public Library explaining the day-to-day life of a trained law ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Berg Middle School no longer on SINA list

    It seems like a curriculum director could look at pages of detailed district assessment results for hours, and come with a nearly endless amount of po ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • North takes pride in showing tractor, hogs

    Not everyone has the patience and perseverance to restore classic machinery.That’s one of the aspect ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Crime-Free Multi-Housing program moves forward

    With only praise for the work the city has done, the Crime-Free Multi-Housing program passed its first reading by the city council at Monday’s meeting ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • No national disaster declaration for bird flu

    When the U.S. Department of Agriculture denied Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s request for a avian influenza disaster declaration, it led Iowa farmers and ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:56 am
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