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  • Drivers urged to be on alert for farm traffic

    The dangers of texting and driving are well-advertised. Those dangers are multiplied when slow-movi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • NCSD board discusses professional development days

    Newton Community School District principals probably weren’t planning on discussing the value of its professional-development arrangement at Monday ni ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Janco in Sully opens new facility

    Gov. Terry Branstad was on hand for a ribbon cutting at the new Janco Industries manufacturing facility in Sully on Monday. The 70,000-square foot bui ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • CSB donates to Newton’s Courthouse Lighting fund

    The Newton Community State Bank donated $228 to the courthouse lighting fund. Pictured is Lindey Butler, CSB, handing the the check to Steve Knight, c ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Home Base Iowa incentives still materializing

    Iowa community leaders look for all possible grant and incentive programs in efforts to draw in more skilled workers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Ag secretary: combines begin to harvest corn, soybean fields

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Free parking in city lots begins Thursday

    Effective Thursday, the five city-owned metered lots will be available for free parking — residents and visitors will no longer have to deposit money ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • ISU selects Newton Main Street for Downtown Design Project

    Iowa State University’s College of Design has selected Newton Main Street as one of three community partners from across the state to participate in i ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Events

    • Newton Fall Fest will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the courthouse square in Newton. This free, community event will highlight the final farmers’ marke ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Semis collide on I-80; one to hospital

    An incident involving a semi backed up traffic on Interstate 80 on Monday afternoon. According the ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Supermoon eclipse

    Stargazers were treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon Sunday when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon. The moon is shown her ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Heartland Home Staging ready to design for you

    Selling a house can be a stressful process, but Heartland Home Staging is ready to help make your home look its best to sell it in record time.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Flu vaccination advised for cold season

    As the leaves begin to fall, we are once again reminded that the seasons are changing and cold weather will be upon us once again. That means winter’s ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Bergman hired as Vernon administration director

    The Vernon Company has announced the hire of Shannon Bergman as director of administration, effective Sept. 1. 
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Thombert named Small Business of the Year

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College recently honored several businesses at its third annual DMACC Small Business Awards Ceremony.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:09 pm
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