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  • Pacesetters to compete at ISDTA dance competition

    The Newton Pacesetters will be competing at the Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Competition on Friday at Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Heikkila, Hembry record Christmas album

    I will say that listening to Christmas music all summer can be... well, challenging at times. :) Dani has a bubbly, fun-loving personality and the s ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Kellogg Historical Society hosts Down Home Christmas

    Every two years, the Kellogg Historical Society presents its annual holiday celebration “Down Home Christmas” to give back to the community and museum ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Newton residents charged with attempted murder

    Two Newton residents were charged with attempted murder after a victim was found with stab wounds Wednesday.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Art on display at library

    Artwork by students of Berg Elementary School are on display at the Newton Public Library during the month of December.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    Amelia Schoeneman, Congressman Dave Loebsack’s district representative, will offer office hours from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 9 and 16 at Uncle Nancy’s Coff ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Events

    • TOPS Iowa 254 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Newton. • Alcoho ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Deer Hunters waiting to purchase licenses

    Hunters planning to be in the timber for Saturday’s opening day of the first shotgun deer season should consider buying their license soon to avoid wa ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • $7M project in works for former Maytag buildings

    A project is underway to transform two former Maytag buildings into a $7 million apartment complex that would house 42 factory lofts near downtown New ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Small group of parents speak at forum on reconfiguration

    Only six people signed up to speak at Tuesday’s special forum at the Emerson Hough building.But in t ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Morgan Family tour comes to Newton

    First Christian Church will host a holiday concert “A Homestyle Family Christmas” at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 at the church, 314 E. Second St. N. in Newton.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Christmas events planned at St. Luke United Methodist

    Several events are planned in the coming weeks at St. Luke United Methodist Church. The annual Christmas Program is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Sunday whi ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Iowa Freedom Trail Project

    The State Historical Society of Iowa recognized the people who nominated two Iowa sites to the National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad N ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Knights of Columbus donates gloves to Newton Community School District

    The Knights of Monsignor TJ McCann Council from Sacred Heart Catholic Church provided the elementary schools in Newton with gloves to help students du ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Three arrested on drug charges in Newton

    Three Jasper County residents were arrested on drug charges by the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force Monday.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:51 am
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