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  • Ukrainian artist leaves lasting impression with mural

    A Ukrainian artist has left her creative handprint in the Newton community and most importantly she has developed friendships with many locals through ...
    Oct. 9, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Week in Review

    Governor hopefuls stop in NewtonLeading gubernatorial candidates all took turns speaking at the annu ...
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • NCSD to consider adding five paras for special education

    The Newton Community School District board will consider hiring an additional five paraprofessionals to meet the needs of special education students i ...
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Final plat, streets named at Cardinal Ridge subdivision

    The final plat for the Cardinal Ridge subdivision at the former Newton County Club is approved and street names have been selected.
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Need for Speed

    COLFAX — Finding a passion is difficult for most people. Many individuals spend their entire lives searching for the thing that makes them tick.
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Interstate Insurance Services celebrates 35 years in Newton

    As Interstate Insurance Services celebrates 35 years of business in Newton, the agency’s owner reflects on his time serving the community.
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Sign up for Prairie Schooner Tours

    Seed Collection Day, Oct. 14, during National Refuge Week, is a special day for the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge to collect the fruits and seed ...
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubMembers of the Kellogg Garden Club were recently guests of the Baxter Garden Club ...
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Newton Public Library to host Japanese Taiko event

    Winter Clothing DriveOct. 2-14 — The library is collecting new cold weather clothing for kids ages 6 ...
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • 'There is always that store that connects with you'

    COLFAX — Finding an item that truly speaks to them is the goal of every antique shopper.From the end ...
    Oct. 6, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • In pursuit

    Editor’s Note: This is one in an occasional series about the Newton Police Department Citizen Police Academy, which spans nine weeks and offers local ...
    Oct. 5, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Changes ahead for Union Cemetery

    In order to bring Newton’s Union Cemetery in line with other city-operated parks, administrators in Newton are looking at changing some of the operati ...
    Oct. 5, 2017 - 12:29 pm
  • Spangenburg denied bond following two requests

    A Monroe man facing a slew of charges, including first-degree vehicular homicide, was denied bond Wednesday following two recent requests in Jasper Co ...
    Oct. 5, 2017 - 12:37 pm
  • Park Centre celebrating 25th anniversary in Newton

    Almost 30 years ago, a group of concerned Newton residents formed a committee to research bringing a retirement community to the city. Now celebrating ...
    Oct. 5, 2017 - 12:37 pm
  • Award motivates, inspires Newton High School artist

    Sometimes a little push is all you need to move forward. After winning an award at the Simpson College High School Art Show, Rachel Geyer’s future in ...
    Oct. 4, 2017 - 11:27 am