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  • CVB director travels to D.C. for ‘Destination Capitol Hill’

    Linda Bacon, executive director of the Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau attended “Destination Capitol Hill” put on by the U.S. Travel Association.
    April 2, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Kiwanis students of the month

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis recently honored the March students of the month from Newton High School. Pictured, from left, are Margie Criswell, president ...
    April 2, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • 62-year-old Newton man charged in baseball bat assault

    A 62-year-old Newton man was charged with two felonies after allegedly using a baseball bat in a fight in front of Newton High School on Wednesday.
    April 2, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Local man to serve 10 days for stealing cash, cigarettes

    A Newton man who allegedly held a corkscrew to a victim’s neck and stole $70 and a pack of cigarettes will serve 10 days in jail for the crime.
    April 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Chiropractic practice planned for former Monroe Clinic

    The former Monroe Clinic building was sold by Skiff Medical Center after a public hearing was held by the Skiff Board of Trustees at a special meeting ...
    April 2, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • 2 injured in head-on crash near Monroe

    Two men were transported to a Des Moines hospital with injuries following a head-on collision on a gravel road south of Monroe Wednesday night.
    April 2, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Volunteers sought for 8K

    The 8k Committee is looking for community volunteers to assist in making this a memorable experience for race participants. The Iowa Speedway 8k — “Wh ...
    April 2, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Events

    • Wine Down will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at Van Wijk Winery, 802 Fourth St. in Sully.• Alcoholics An ...
    April 2, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • City of Newton Good Friday closings

    The City of Newton has announced office hours for Good Friday. City Hall, Fire – Business Office, Police – Business Office, Public Works, Park & Recre ...
    April 2, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Baseball bat fight ends with one detained, one to hospital

    A Wednesday morning incident in Newton led to one man being detained and another transported to Skiff Medical Center with head lacerations.
    April 1, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Annual YMCA Easter egg hunt is Saturday

    The annual Easter egg hunt at the YMCA is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday.Infants through children in t ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Capitol II to offer sensory friendly showing of ‘Home’

    Being able to see a movie at the theater as a family is an unrealistic idea for many, but with the help of a few parents, educators and the local thea ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Annual Way of the Cross Walk set for Good Friday

    Mission Coalition has once again planned the annual Way of the Cross Walk on Friday (Good Friday) for residents to participate in the 14 stations of t ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Alternative Rock band coming to Iowa Speedway

    Alternative Rock band Finger Eleven will bring June 19 to a crescendo when they take over the Pork Producers stage for the second installment of the N ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Colfax takes next step in historic designation

    COLFAX —The culmination of a year-long historical preservation study of downtown Colfax was made public Tuesday night, taking another step toward earn ...
    April 1, 2015 - 11:55 am
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