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  • Half of Iowa’s schools in need of assistance, including some in Newton

    The Iowa Department of Education released the statewide Annual Yearly Progress report Tuesday, and more than 50 percent of the state’s 1,356 public sc ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Trial set for February in Copper Dollar Ranch case

    Theresa L. "Terri" Supino's double first-degree murder trial in the 31-year-old Copper Dollar Ranch homicide case will begin Feb. 2, 2015, in Black Ha ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Updates made to Newton's Comprehensive Plan

    For the last several months, Newton’s Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in October 2012, has been under review. The city committed to revisit the ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Thrivent fall food pantry fundraiser is Sunday

    Area food pantries will get a boost following Sunday’s Annual Jasper County Food Pantries Fall Concert Fundraiser hosted by the Jasper County Chapter ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • County’s transition to mental health region on track

    Jasper County’s transition into folding its mental health services into the Central Iowa Community Services Region is going smoothly, according to Jod ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Class of 1958 to meet

    The NHS Class of 1958 will meet for coffee and fellowship at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 at PJ’S Deli in Newton. All class members and friends are welcome.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Skiff board to meet Thursday

    The Skiff Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Skiff board conference room.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Library to show 'Divergent' Thursday

    The Newton Public Library will host a showing of “Divergent” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.All programs are ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • JCSCC hosts bluegrass, potluck Saturday

    The Jasper County Senior Citizens Center will host its monthly Bluegrass Music Jam Session and potluck at noon Saturday at the center, 702 E. Third St ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • First half property tax, mobile home tax due Sept. 30

    Jasper County Treasurer Doug Bishop reminds Jasper County residents that the first half property tax and mobile home taxes are due and need to be paid ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Academic Achievement

    Kirkwood Community CollegeKirkwood Community College has named Ryan Jansen of Newton, to its dean’s ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Club Notes

    Olive Jane Lamb QuestersThe Olive Jane Lamb Questers group met in the home of JoAnne Becker on Sept. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • FPC hosts Caregivers Workshop Sept. 27

    There will be a Caregivers Beginnings Workshop for individuals facing the responsibility of caring for a loved one from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at the ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • 'Smoke On The Mountain' set for Sept. 27, 28

    The First Christian Church of Newton will present its production of the musical comedy “Smoke On The Mountain” — written by Connie Ray and conceived b ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts free sharing supper Saturday

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a community sharing supper at 6 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of the church, 417 Second. St. in K ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
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