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  • Newton homebuilding project moving forward

    The Newton Housing Development Corporation has finalized construction loan agreements with Ground Breaker Homes, LLC on five lots in northeast Newton’ ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Council passes ordinance to address trash on porches, decks

    In an effort to improve community aesthetics, the Newton City Council approved including unenclosed porches and decks to areas that need to be free of ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • COOL legislation takes strange twists, turns

    It isn’t yet clear exactly what labels — if any — will reveal country of origin in the next few years. The Iowa Farmers Union is hoping to help estab ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • MH4H Color Blast 5K raises more than $12,500

    PELLA — Perfect conditions and an increased number of participants helped make the 2015 Many Hands for Haiti Color Blast 5K a great success. With more ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Kiwanis honors September students

    Newton Noon Kiwanis recently honored the September students of the month. Pictured are Sydney Jenkins and Parker Schuster from the Newton High School ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubThe Kellogg Garden Club members finished its summer activities with several tours ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • OWLS Wood Carving Program

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program on Oct. 14, at the Jasper County Armory/Annex Building. The publi ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Alzheimer’s Friendly Business program addresses isolation among family caregivers

    The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Central Iowa is launching a new campaign designed to make the community more Alzheimer’s friendly.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Events

    • American Heart Association CPR & First Aid will begin at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at DMACC, 600 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton. This training covers CPR and F ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Goodwill of Central Iowa announces plans for new Johnston facility, capital fund drive

    On Sept. 22, Goodwill of Central Iowa celebrated its upcoming move to a new headquarters and training facility in Johnston, and announced the launch o ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • American Red Cross seeks nominations for Hy-Vee Heroes Game

    DES MOINES — Who is your hero? Do you know someone who has performed an extraordinary act of courage or dedicated countless hours to a special cause? ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • DMACC begins ‘Giving Warmth Coat Drive’

    Des Moines Area Community College, UnityPoint Health-Des Moines and UnityPoint Clinic are co-sponsoring a “Giving Warmth Coat Drive” which began Monda ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Semi crashes into home on First Avenue East

    There were no apparent serious injuries when a semi crashed into a home at 1004 First Avenue East at about 1:50 p.m. Monday.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Naturalists engage county students in many topics

    If young students enjoy a display set up by Jasper County Conservation, such as the new butterfly garden at the Mariposa Recreation Area, they might b ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • 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
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