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  • Stenographer passes along experience to DMACC students

    Newton students in DMACC’s court reporting program have heard from guest speakers before, but Thursday’s presentation was unique.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Meters removed downtown

    City crews worked to remove the parking meters in the five downtown city-owned lots along with  the 12 meters that were around the square Wednesday. T ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • New facilities planned for Woodland, Maytag parks

    Two new all-season restroom facilities were approved by the city council for Maytag and Woodland parks. The vault restrooms will help to modernize the ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Colfax man arrested after chase

    A Colfax man is facing numerous charges in both Poweshiek and Jasper County after allegedly stealing a motorcycle and leading officers on a chase Thur ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Newton City Council to discuss tennis court resurfacing

    The Newton City Council is set to discuss the resurfacing of the tennis courts at Aurora Park at its Monday meeting. The existing asphalt pavement for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Free youth mentored hunt offered by local pheasants forever

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be offering a youth mentored hunt onOct. 17 for you ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Homebound reader service at Newton Public Library

    The Homebound Reader Service is a free program specifically designed for those who are confined to their homes by an illness, injury or lack of mobili ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Mitigation strategies meeting Wednesday

    Jasper County Emergency Management Agency is currently in the process of updating the 2011 Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • 2016 animal licenses available now

    The Newton Police Department has 2016 dog, cat and miniature pig tags for sale.Pet owners are being ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Newton, Grinnell area residents kick-off shoe box effort

    Hundreds of Newton and Grinnell area kids, families and volunteers will come together to fill empty shoe boxes with gifts of toys, school supplies, hy ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Newberg named to UIU summer dean’s list

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University announced Mark Newberg, of Lynnville, was named to the summer 2015 dean’s list. To be honored, the undergraduate must ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Newton residents receive DMACC scholarships

    Des Moines Area Community College students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the fall semester.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Making Newton a safer community goal moving forward

    Progress is being made to make Newton a safe community as work continues to fulfill goals in the city’s action plan. Making Newton a safe community wa ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Grant aims to help keep vets from being homeless

    A recently awarded federal grant seems like it will have a positive effect on veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless, but the exact impact it w ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • More cameras planned for NHS

    Even though Newton Community Schools District spent nearly $200,000 two years ago to add to its video surveillance abilities on campus, there are stil ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:59 am
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