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  • Healthiest State Walk set for Wednesday

    “Walk at the Whistle” is the theme of the fifth annual Healthiest State Walk that will take place Wednesday in communities throughout Jasper County.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Rematch set for Newton vs. Newton

    Back for a second year, the Newton vs. Newton challenge will once again pit Newton, Iowa against Newton, Kan. in a series of competitions to prove onc ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Empower Tanzania guests

    Three members of a delegation from Tanzania visited Newton on Friday, and spent much of the day at Newton High School, which has an “Empower Tanzania ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • West Gate Skate open for the season

    "Is it sold?" "I s it not sold?" "Who’s running it?" Is it going to be open?" Those are questions p ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Upcoming Chamber Events

    Ribbon Cutting — The Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce has announced Cardinal Lanes as its newest member. Cardinal Lanes Ribbon Cutting ceremony ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Newton students tour Thombert, Inc. for Manufacturing Day

    Thirty-five Newton High School students in three Industrial Technology classes, taught by Todd Lucas, toured Thombert, Inc. on Friday as part of Natio ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • New photo book captures all of Iowa’s beauty

    Iowa residents Craig Farlinger and Mike Whye need no words to explain how incredible their home state is — the proof is in the 109 color photographs t ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Delta Kappa Gamma meets Monday at Centre for Arts

    The members of Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will meet at 5:45 p.m. Monday at the Centre for Arts and Artists.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Loebsack Rep to hold office hours in Newton

    Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Jasper County for open office hours. Br ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Events

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.• Th ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Children on board as Marshalltown man drove intoxicated

    A Marshalltown man is charged with four counts of child endangerment after authorities pulled him over while he was intoxicated Sept. 26. Juan R. Boni ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Clean Power objectives provide Iowa with wind energy goals

    President Barack Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the Clean Power Plan in August, unveiling a massive and nationwide set o ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • State Supreme Court session at NHS will give students rare glimpse at government

    The state supreme court doesn’t always make headlines. Any casual reference to “the” Supreme Court is usually about the federal one in Washington, D.C ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • 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
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