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  • ‘Battlefield of the Mind’ study group to begin

    A “Battlefield of the Mind” by Joyce Meyer study group is set to begin Jan. 18 at the Newton First United Methodist Church, 210 N. Second Ave. E.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Troop 1906 gives back to community

    Taylor Maki and Brooke Watson, members of Newton Girl Scout Troop 1906, donate food to the Salvation Army food pantry over winter break. The troop set ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Newton Main Street awarded grant for downtown market analysis

    The Iowa Economic Development Authority has selected Newton as one of eight Main Street communities to receive a grant of technical assistance to cond ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • First Baptist hosts Bible study, concert

    First Baptist Church of Newton will host two upcoming events.The first, for adults, will be its week ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Influenza activity increasing in Jasper County

    Flu activity is increasing in Jasper County according to surveillance by the Iowa Department of Public Health and Skiff Home Care/Jasper County Public ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • UCC hosts presentation, discussion on central Iowa interfaith religions

    Newton Congregational United Church of Christ will host The Comparison Project: Three Years of Interfaith Programming and Exploration in the City of D ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • Report cards issued

    Second-term report cards were issued to Newton High School students Monday. ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Schools announces Wednesday closings

    Newton Schools: Closed Wednesday Coflax-Mingo Schools: Closed Wednesday Lynnville-Sully Schools: Clo ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:13 pm
  • Mode Huis closes its doors

    After 11 years in Newton, Mode Huis women’s clothing store closed its doors, and only a short time later, owner Mary Brillhart passed away, leaving a ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Newton digs out after first snowfall of the year

    Newton students returned back to school for the start of a new term Tuesday but only after a 2-hour delay due to 6 inches of snowfall that quickly pil ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Fundraising — at only 8 years of age

    The Jasper County Animal Rescue League and Humane Society have long benefited from the generosity of area residents.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • US Bank supports Centre for Arts & Artists

    Pictured is Rick Hartz, market president of U.S. Bank presenting a U.S. Bancorp Foundation Grant of $3,000 to Linda Klepinger and Dan Skokan for the C ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Fans with Benefits: Iowa Speedway President shovels fan's walkway

    While the weather impeded many activities Monday night, Iowa Speedway President Jimmy Small took the opportunity to connect with local fans.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Bike winner announced

    Community Bank in Newton announced its annual holiday bike drawing. Winner Blake Baker is pictured with his sister Corrie, brother Bryce and mom Kris.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Bridge to Reading picture book awards at the Newton Public Library

    Stop by the Newton Public Library to check out one of the “Bridge To Reading” picture book nominated books.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:50 am
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