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  • Local Evangelist published in international Christian magazine

    Local Evangelist Chris Rose of Christ Rose Ministries has been featured on radio and television and continues to step into new frontiers.
    Aug. 16, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Fourth annual Carnival in the Park Saturday

    Everyone is welcome at the Fourth Annual Carnival in the Park presented by Integrated Treatment Services. The carnival, which is planned for 9:30 a.m. ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Newton elementary selected for snack program

    Thanks to a federal program, one Newton Elementary school will receive funding to provide extra snacks for students during the day.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Cross Country runs North

    Newton High School’s cross country teams will be headed in a new direction, thanks to the Newton Community School District Board of Education.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Summer Blackout Party

    A summer viewing party is in order for the Great American Eclipse. The Jasper County Conservation along with the Newton Public Library will host a fre ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Rooftop rescue

    An unusual scene played out on Sunday evening in downtown Newton as the Newton Fire Department worked to assist an injured individual on a rooftop.
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Newton Lions teaming with Pizza Ranch for fundraising event Wednesday

    The Newton Lions Club will be bussing tables at the Newton Pizza Ranch from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.Th ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • St. Stephen’s to host blessing of backpacks

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites students, teachers and parents to a blessing of backpacks and book bags during the 10 a.m. Sunday service. Brin ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Newton dancers make semi-finals at state fair

    Newton residents Lainey VanderSchel, 10, Chloe Rorabaugh, 11, Rylinn Peterson, 11, and Emma Noel, 11, perform a jazz dance in the Bill Riley Talent Se ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • DMACC court reporting student receives scholarship

    Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Newton Campus Court Reporting graduate Maggie DeRocher, of LeMars, has received a $1,000 national scholarshi ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • First Presbyterian Church to host special music program

    Soprano Randye Jones and pianist Marlys Grimm will present a program of arias and songs by American composers at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 at First Presbyterian ...
    Aug. 15, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Program helps Newton man land dream job

    Alex Bare always knew he wanted to work on cars, he just needed to get the right training. Thanks to a unique partnership between DMACC and a local au ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Queen for a day

    Chelsea Russell might be a little bit of a tomboy, but she can get dolled up for the right occasion. On Friday Russell, a student at Colfax-Mingo High ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • NPD Citizen Police Academy open for registration

    Residents will have an opportunity to see firsthand what it takes to be a police officer during this year’s Citizen Police Academy in September.
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Picture perfect

    It is often said a picture is worth a thousand words. James Breckenridge, of Monroe, hopes his photograph, which was selected to be displayed at the I ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:34 am