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  • Photos: Hollywood Nights at Re-Prom

    During the Jasper County Young Professionals Third Annual Re-Prom Saturday night at Iowa Speedway, guests walked the red carpet and were able to dance ...
    April 3, 2017 - 11:46 am
  • Newton man accused of vehicular homicide pleads not guilty

    A Newton man facing charges for vehicular homicide pleaded not guilty in court this week, prompting a jury trial scheduled for July.
    April 3, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • Cancer benefit brings local businesses, community together

    A benefit for a Newton man diagnosed with stage four lung cancer is slated for Saturday to raise money for treatment expenses.
    March 31, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Newton housing projects denied IFA tax credits

    Three Newton housing projects that applied for tax credits from the Iowa Finance Authority did not receive funding, IFA announced Thursday.
    March 31, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ opens Friday at Newton Community Theatre

    Newton Community Theatre amateur production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” dramatizes Christ’s final days through the eyes of his betrayer, Judas Iscario ...
    March 31, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Roads, traffic signals, trash hauling and more to go before council

    A full agenda will go before the Newton City Council during its regular meeting on Monday. Items including pavement rehabilitation, a design upgrade f ...
    March 31, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • St. Stephen’s donates $2,000 to NHS food service

    The St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton donated $2,000 to the food service department at Newton High School Thursday afternoon. Cristy Croson, fo ...
    March 31, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • NHS state qualifiers recognized at school board meeting

    Newton High School's DECA team qualified for state competition in February and took 15 students. Ten NHS students placed in their events, which featur ...
    March 31, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Newton students named to president’s list at Drake

    DES MOINES — The following local students were named to the president’s list at Drake University. This academic honor is achieved by earning a straigh ...
    March 31, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Local students named to Drake dean’s list

    DES MOINES — The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Drake University. This academic honor is achieved by earning a grade point ...
    March 31, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Audit report for Newton schools available

    Hunt & Associates, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, released an audit report on Newton Community School District.
    March 31, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Include safety as part of the spring turkey hunting preparation

    Spring turkey hunting success and safety comes down to the same thing — proper planning. Preseason scouting can put hunters in the right position when ...
    March 31, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Newton Fest announces TPI Composites as title sponsor

    The Newton Fest committee is excited to announce TPI Composites has donated $5,000 to this year’s Newton Fest and will be a title sponsor for the comm ...
    March 31, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Library announces Peeps diorama contest for April

    Peeps Diorama ContestEntries Due May 1 — Give us a “Peep” into your favorite book. The library is ho ...
    March 31, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • 10 achievements to celebrate for Public Health Week April 3-9

    CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century Hundreds of thousands of lives and billions of dollars saved, much more p ...
    March 31, 2017 - 10:28 am