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  • Absentee voting has begun

    Jasper County voters, you are officially on the clock.Voters began filing in and out of the Jasper C ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Cardinal Ridge development plans to go before council

    The Newton City Council will look at a potential plat and infrastructure work for the new Cardinal Ridge Subdivision at its meeting on Monday. Cardina ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Council finishes up goal setting session

    Newton City Council and staff met on Thursday to finish a goal setting session that was started on Sept. 7. Led by Jeff Schott, director at the Instit ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Growing enrollment creates need for larger facility at NCS

    Newton Christian School’s enrollment is growing by about eight percent each year. Unfortunately, its school building is not.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Photo: Newton Rotary recognizes September students

    Newton Rotary Club President Jerry Sawin poses with September Students of the Month Reese Rosenquist and Morgan Allen.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Project AWAKE hosts Rummage sale Saturday at Newton Arboretum

    Project AWAKE is hosting a rummage sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newton Arboretum.Items to b ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Motion filed to withdraw plea in Monroe sex abuse case

    A Knoxville man who filed an Alford plea earlier this month in the April 2015 sexual abuse case of a Monroe teenager now claims he has new evidence wh ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • UIU names summer 2016 dean’s list

    FAYETTE — Linelle Eldred, an accounting major and Micaela Mansheim, a business administration major, both of Newton, were named to Upper Iowa Universi ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Local Central College students study abroad

    PELLA — The following area Central College students studied around the world during fall semester.Je ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Photo: Win by a nose — or a tongue

    Dennis Terlouw of Newton said with all the serious topics in the news today, he feels our readers would at least smile at a silly looking vegetable. T ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Grant Hemphill earns Eagle Scout award

    Grant Hemphill, son of Amy and Lawrence Hemphill (a Newton High School graduate), was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout — scouting’s highest ho ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Library requesting entries for its pumpkin decorating contest

    Pumpkin Decorating ContestEntries accepted Oct. 14-21 — Decorate a pumpkin or gourd as your favorite ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • 10 things to know for today

    1. WHAT’S NEXT IN FATAL TRAIN CRASH PROBEFederal investigators are sifting through the wreckage in N ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • NCSD gets Fresh Fruit & Vegetable grant

    In the ongoing effort to get more fresh food to students during school days, school administrators look under every rock to find programs that fund mo ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Fifth-graders touring artwork

    Glenda Duffus tells the Berg Middle School class of Jennifer Weibel about the Newton Cardinal sculpture in front of Newton High School.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 10:48 am