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  • ‘Never forget’

    The trial may be over, but the families of Steven Fisher and Melisa Gregory are vowing to keep the memory of their slain siblings alive.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Body cameras aid small town force with big solution

    Police officers have dash cameras and body mics to assist in emergency calls, but departments are beginning to invest in body cameras to provide a fir ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Reconfiguration forum draws more than 70 people to DMACC

    “Bond issues are about buildings. Reconfiguration is about people.”That’s one of the last things New ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Hy-Vee donates to YMCA

    Hy-Vee recently made a significant contribution towards the ongoing funding of various health and wellness programs offered by the Newton YMCA. Pictur ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Jump-rope event kickstarts hearts, fundraising

    “Out of monkeys — sorry.”That was what P.E. teacher Steve Pearson had to write on a sign after suppl ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Inpatient services director hired at Skiff

    Jan Myers was announced as the new inpatient services director at Skiff Medical Center, one of two new hires for the hospital, at the board meeting Th ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • City council to approve budget Monday

    A light agenda is planned for the Newton City Council at its 6 p.m. Monday meeting. Only three action items are set to be reviewed by the council, inc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Area student receive DMACC Foundation scholarships

    ANKENY — Des Moines Area Community College students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the spring semester.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • President Lists

    University of IowaIOWA CITY — Allison Jones, of Newton, and Lauren Peters, of Prairie City, have bee ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Skiff Auxiliary scholarship applications available to Jasper County residents

    Skiff Auxiliary is once again offering a number of college scholarships for Jasper County residents. Scholarships will be awarded to students who resi ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • KAH packaging event March 7

    Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will package food to be sent to feed families in parts of the world where there is a shortage of food March 7 at the ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at noon Friday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Newton Public Library to accept foods for fines

    The library will be accepting non-perishable food items in exchange for overdue fines assessed against library materials March 2-7. Each non-perishabl ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Local students earn fall 2014 dean’s list honors

    Iowa State UniversityAMES — More than 7,980 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognize ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Scent-trail dog will be fully vested

    Bullet doesn’t quite look comfortable yet in his new suit.However, as the bloodhound gets more accli ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:38 am
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