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  • Kaldenberg named to Upper Iowa University’s fall dean’s list

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the dean’s list for the 2015 Fall semester. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Newton student names the NWC dean’s list

    ORANGE CITY — Emily Law, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, has earned a spot on the academic dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Former Newton man honored for excellence in promotional marketing campaigns

    IRVING, Texas — Dan Livengood, former Newton resident, won the Gold Pyramid Award recently in the 2016 Pyramid Award Competition, sponsored by Promoti ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Local students named to Central College dean’s list

    PELLA — The following students were named to the fall 2015 Central College dean’s list:Emily Arrende ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Impact of 'No Child Left Behind' replacement still unclear

    The most comprehensive piece of federal education reform legislation in many years seems to positively address some of the major issues either created ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Residents attend multiple political events before the caucus

    Frank Harger was one of more than 100 people to show up to a public Republican presidential candidate appearance Dec. 30 — he was at a Democratic even ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Nature Tots event set for Saturday at Neal Smith NWR

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist as they read stories, go outside, make nature crafts and much ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • NHS Pacesetters winter show is Saturday

    The Newton High School Pacesetters are having their annual Winter Show at 7 p.m. Saturday at Newton High School in the gymnasium.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • NHS students compete at district DECA competition

    Several Newton Senior High School students recently competed at a District DECA competition at Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines. DECA is a student organiz ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Newton Fire Department to add new firefighter position

    A new full-time firefighter will join the Newton Fire Department after the city council gave the green light at its Tuesday meeting.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • 40 years of service

    Mari Jo DeGrado, right, is presented a certificate of appreciation Wednesday for 40 years of employment at the Newton Daily News by publisher Dan Goet ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Puppy Mill Lobby Day rescheduled for Feb. 10

    The Iowa Friends of Companion Animals and Animal Rescue League of Iowa co-sponsored Puppy Mill Lobby Day 2016, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Saturday

    The public is invited to cross-country ski and snowshoe this winter at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve in eastern Jasper County.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Newton man arrested after 4 year old tests positive for drugs

    A Newton man was arrested after a 4-year-old child tested positive for drugs. Eric P. McDowell, 26, ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:40 am