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  • Projects proposed for Downtown Micro-Grants

    Two Downtown Micro-Grant Program projects are on the agenda for Monday’s Newton City Council meeting. These are the first two projects for the program ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Newton native crowned Jasper County Pony Express Sr. Queen

    Emily Miller, daughter of Rick and Kim Miller of Newton, was crowned the 2016 Jasper County Pony Express Sr. Queen June 4 in Colfax.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • New pilot service available at Newton Airport

    Newton Daily NewsFred Rhodes, of Newton, earned his pilot’s license this week with the help of his F ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Local students graduate from Central Co

    PELLA — Elizabeth Mount, of Newton, and Zachary Fagg, of Monroe, are members of the Central College graduating Class of 2016.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Local students named to ISU spring semester dean’s list

    AMES — More than 8,149 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2016 sprin ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • First Avenue of Sculpture and Art celebrates third year

    Have you noticed some new sculptures sited along First Avenue? They may be part of the First Avenue of Sculpture and Art sculpture rental program.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Students earn degrees, honors from Mount Mercy

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Mount Mercy University recognized its recent graduates this May. A commencement ceremony was held May 22 at the U.S. Cellular Center in ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Local school receives scholarship for saving lives

    Newton Daily NewsDES MOINES — A local school has been awarded a scholarship from LifeServe Blood Cen ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. met at 7 p.m. June 14 in the home of Donna McCoy. Jane Repp serv ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Community Calendar

    • The High Bank Boys will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Greencastle Tavern in Mingo.• Alcoholics Anony ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Elvis Costello’s solo ‘Detour’ comes to Hoyt Sherman Place on Oct. 6

    Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame inductee Elvis Costello will be appearing at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Hoyt Sherman Place. Tickets will go on sale at noon on June ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • State insect zoo at the Newton Public Library Monday

    Dog-Eared Art ContestGive your old and damaged books new life as literary art. Create a unique work ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • 5 things for fans at Iowa Speedway this weekend

    1This year, fans will have a chance to test out new racing simulators and feel what it is really like behind the wheel. Four cockpits will be set up o ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Hometown Pride projects net $30K in grants

    In its efforts to improve communities in a variety of ways, members of Jasper County’s Hometown Pride committees have been applying for a variety of g ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • How to speed up metabolism

    When attempting to lose weight, men and women can expect to hear or read a lot about their metabolism. The process by which the body converts the food ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:34 am