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  • Berg construction committee being formed

    Part of Monday night’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting was devoted to setting up a new committee.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Annual CROP Hunger Walk set for Sunday

    The Jasper County CROP Hunger Walk started in the 1940s and is in its eighth decade helping fight hunger both close to home and around the world. This ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • County helping with Newton’s clean-up efforts

    Working with the city of Newton, Jasper County and treasurer Doug Bishop are making progress to reassign county held tax sale certificates to get them ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Locals discuss opinions for new skatepark

    More than a dozen local youth and adults expressed their opinions Tuesday about a potential skatepark at Aurora Park.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Photos: Fall Fest caps off 2016 farmers’ market season

    A staple at the Newton Main Street Farmers’ Market, Mike Williams of Williams & Sons Orchards sells a variety of apples at the final market on Tuesday ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • McCann Market, craft show set for Oct. 15

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual McCann Flea Market and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at McCann Center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Upcoming One Voice Prayer gathering scheduled for Tuesday

    The October One Voice community prayer gathering will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Second Ave E. in Newton.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Cline Tool employees, company donate to local food pantry

    Cline Tool’s loyal University of Iowa and Iowa State University employees raised approximately $370 in donations for the local food pantry. 
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • 2017 animal licenses available beginning Sunday

    The Newton Police Department has 2017 dog, cat and miniature pig tags available for sale beginning Sunday.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • WesleyLife adult day care centers support food program

    Dahl, Lending Hands and Willow Brook Adult Day Centers, WesleyLife Adult Day Centers, announces their sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Pro ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Nature Tots Saturday at Neal Smith NWR

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge naturalist from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturda ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • 10th Annual Farm Crawl returns Sunday

    The original and the best, Farm Crawl holds its 10th edition this fall. Last year’s Farm Crawl attracted more than 2,100 visitors to our small circle ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Iowa’s archery deer hunting season opens Saturday

    The days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler and treestands are being moved into place. For bow hunters, the long wait is nearly over. Iowa ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Detective shot in leg while holstering weapon, report states

    A detective’s injuries suffered during a Monday night apprehension in Newton are due to an accidental weapon discharge, according to the Mid-Iowa Narc ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Local residents to represent Iowa at national convention

    Two Jasper County cattlemen will help represent Iowa farmers at the national level. Brice Conover, ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 2:51 pm