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  • Two more arrests made in Newton armed robbery

    Two Newton men are charged with accessory to a felony in connection to a recent armed robbery at a Newton convenience store.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Community calendar

    • Discover Hope faith-based addiction support group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Local students on Buena Vista 2015 dean’s list

    STORM LAKE — Michelle Gonzales, of Newton; Clint Gotta, of Newton; Brianna Meyer, of Newton; Kyle Swihart, of Newton; Jerry Roby, of Baxter; Daniel Ci ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Local residents graduate from Indian Hills

    OTTUMWA — Alexi Atchison and Katherine Braswell, both of Newton, received their associate of applied science degree from Indian Hills Community Colleg ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Excellence in Education Award

    Nomination forms are available for the Newton Community Educational Foundation Excellence in Education Awards.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Fire department encourages safe home heating practices

    Did you enjoy our relatively warm, dry autumn in central Iowa?It’s likely you’ve noticed how much co ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Skiff donates nearly 500 pounds of groceries to local food pantry

    Skiff Medical Center is helping to feed local families in need, thanks to support from staff members and Mercy Medical Center.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Up to 6 inches of snow hits Jasper County

    The first snowfall of the winter came Friday afternoon and continued into the morning, canceling evening activities for a majority school districts an ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • The Purple Gardenia Boutique open at Hunter Mansion

    Back in the business, the Purple Gardenia Boutique has unique gifts available in a special location. Housed in the Hunter Mansion, 223 W. Fourth St. S ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • High influenza activity in Iowa

    Following two influenza-related deaths in central Iowa, the Iowa Department of Public Health said Iowa has one of the highest estimated influenza acti ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Newton Best Western becomes Holiday Manor

    Best Western International announces the opening of the Best Western Holiday Manor, located at 208 W. Fourth St. N. Owned by Bharat Larry Patel the sm ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa 4-H Foundation announces its 2016 scholarship program

    AMES — The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced applications are now available for its 4-H scholarship program. Approximately 82 scholarship opportunitie ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • City announces holiday hours

    The City of Newton has announced its holiday hours. The following will be closed Thursday and Friday: City Hall, Fire Business Office, Public Works Bu ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Club Notes

    Sunbonnet Questers met at the home of Shirley Mielke on Nov. 12. The meeting was called to order by vice president Linda Medland. Guest, LaVon Roth wa ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.• Ad ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:53 am