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  • Annual traffic safety mug campaign under way

    The Newton Police Department’s latest summer traffic safety mug campaign, Travelin’ Traffic Ace XVIII — “Safe & Sober,” began on the Fourth of July an ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Halferty to update supervisors on lightning strike at his office

    Even the Jasper County Law Enforcement Center wasn’t spared the brunt during the recent wave of bad weather in the area.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • 'Newton’s Future' named Program of the Year

    The City of Newton recently received the Program of the Year award from the Iowa City Manager’s Association for the city’s work on the implementation ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Neal Smith NWR Visitor Center will be closing at noon daily

    Due to the mechanical failure of the cooling and heating system in the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, the exhibit and movie porti ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Wilderness Survival Camp scheduled at Jacob Krumm

    Jasper County Conservation will be offering a three day wilderness survival camp for children ages 10 to 14. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. b ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Newton Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton, for lunch and a pro ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Health board to meet

    The Jasper County Board of Health will meet at noon Thursday at the County Annex Building. Agenda it ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Club Notes

    KiwanisLt. Gov. Rev. Thomas Lloyd of Div. 10 of NE-IA District, Kiwanis International, hosted a dinn ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Walk on the Wild Side

    Children from the Baxter Early Learning Center ride their jungle-themed float down Main Street on Saturday morning during the Baxter Fun Days parade. ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Cardinals knock off Eagles

    NEWTON — It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but a win is a win. Newton’s Cardinals struck early and added runs when they needed to Friday night to hand ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • NHS Class of ‘44 member Dean Ward reflects on military service

    In 1944, it had been five years since the second World War began — three years since the U.S. joined the conflict — and Dean Ward was entering his las ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Challenge

    Before the Indy Car series race Saturday, the transport drivers of many Indy teams came to the Hawkeye Stages and Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • ​A vote Monday could bring SAMs program to two Newton schools

    It appears the Newton Community School District is potentially moving forward with implementing a School Administration Manager program at its two low ...
    July 13, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • 'Ben's Bubble Show'

    Wyatt Sterling stands inside a bubble at “Ben’s Bubble Show” at the Newton Public Library on Tuesday. The program was a part of the “Fizz, Boom, Read” ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Iowa Main Street offers retailers strategies

    Iowa Main Street hosted a public meeting this week about the future of Newton Main Street promotion committee. The meeting took place at Bridgehouse C ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
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