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  • Learning about Jefferson and 43 other presidents

    Thomas Jefferson Elementary School second-graders were especially encouraged to learn about the third U.S. president in a recent pre-President’s Day l ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Crop Fair offered market, insurance information

    “If you want to build a bigger fire, you don’t need bigger matches — you need a lot of wood.”That’s ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Nearly 2-year-old dog mauling case continued

    Jessica Arndt wept in a Jasper County courtroom Monday as details of her 4-year-old daughter’s death were revisited, and the nearly 2-year-old case wa ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Paddlefish fishing season opens Sunday

    Iowa anglers purchased nearly 700 special paddlefish licenses for the opportunity to catch secretive fish in the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers for the ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • DMACC hosts cover crop workshop March 5

    Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at DMACC Newton Campus, 600 N. Second Ave. W.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Electric Utilities Fund specialized safety training for first responders

    Consumers Energy teamed up with member electric cooperatives from the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives, Alliant Energy and MidAmerican Energy ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Gas tax hot topic at Legislative Coffee

    A potential 10-cent gas tax hike was the main topic of discussion at the second Legislative Coffee of the year held by the Jasper County League of Wom ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Relics celebrates first anniversary

    Relics Antiques, including collectibles celebrated its first anniversary in business with an open house Friday and Saturday in Newton. Owner Laurie Ne ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Start your engines

    Fans enjoy the annual Daytona 500 Viewing Party at Iowa Speedway’s Newton Club. The Speedway held the events to help kick off the racing season.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • At the ball

    Hundreds of princesses and papas packed the gym dancing the night away at the Princess and Papas Ball Saturday at the Newton High School.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Purses with Purpose

    Dozens of purses were available for live and silent auction at the third annual Purses with Purpose fundraiser this year raising money for the Newton ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • MAT tumblers competes in Iowa Falls

    MAT Tumbling/Trampoline team traveled to Iowa Falls on snowy roads to compete at a USTA tumbling, trampoline and double mini trampoline meet Jan. 31 - ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Kiwanis honors students in February

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis Club recently honored the February students of the month from Newton High School. Pictured, from left, are Colin Jacobson and ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Gladsons win big prize in recent Powerball drawing

    A Newton man said he found out he won a big Powerball prize after having his tickets checked during a recent trip to the gas station.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:42 am
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