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  • Allen joins Greater Des Moines Partnership

    Sen. Chaz Allen, Jasper County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director, has been appointed to the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Board o ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Puppy Mill Lobby Day will be Feb. 10

    On Feb. 10, Iowa Friends of Companion Animals and Animal Rescue League of Iowa are co-sponsoring Puppy Mill Lobby Day 2016 in Des Moines to highlight ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • NFD Citizen Fire Academy is set for spring

    The Newton Fire Department Citizen Fire Academy will take place in the spring of 2016. The goal of t ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W., in Newton.• A ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Zeta Chapter DKG meets Monday at McCann

    The Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the McCann Center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton. Members should note that t ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Adult coloring returns to Newton library

    Relax with adult coloring at the library at 6 p.m. Monday in the meeting room. The latest artistic craze is coloring books for adults. Adult coloring ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Winter weather could bring snow, heavy winds to Jasper County

    After the flurry of the caucus leaves Iowa Monday night, the state could be in the path of another storm which the National Weather Service in Des Moi ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

    DES MOINES (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:37 pm
  • Council to consider South Second Avenue reconstruction

    The South Second Avenue reconstruction project is one that is about 30 years in the making. The Newt ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Clinton draws more than capacity crowd to Berg

    There were more people who came to see Hillary Clinton at the Berg School Complex on Thursday afternoon than there were people admitted to the event.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Newton Chamber of Commerce celebrates 118 years

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen announced the state of the city is strong at the 118th Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday. The ci ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • What is the Heartland AEA?

    What does the Heartland Area Education Agency do?After reading over a brochure or the website of the ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Baxter school board discusses CMB sharing

    BAXTER — In the first regular meeting of 2016, the Baxter school board discussed the CMB sharing agreement and examined the advantages and disadvantag ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Talented and gifted students learn STEM concepts firsthand

    Educators are always looking for new ways to involve families in student activities.The Newton Talen ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Debate takeaways: Without Trump, spotlight on Cruz, Rubio

    DES MOINES (AP) — It was clear, even before it started, that Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate would be dramatically different.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 3:27 am