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  • Nash receives welding certificate

    Benjamin Nash, of Monroe, along with five others have successfully completed a Welding for Manufacturing class. The class was held at Vermeer Corporat ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention month

    December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, and local police officers are asking everyone to be responsible on the roads. In Newt ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Winter break camp for kids

    Jasper County Conservation is offering an outdoor camp for children ages 10-14 during winter break. The “Cabin Fever Camp” will take place from 12:30 ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Free community meal Sunday

    There will be a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Newton. The meal will include ham, cheesy potatoes, veg ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. held a holiday dinner meeting at the home of Kay Parsons Tuesday ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Library to host World Book silent auction

    The library is holding a silent auction for our discarded (slightly used) 2012 World Book Encyclopedias! Stop in to see the display of the set at the ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Plans made for city's ending fund balance

    Equipment and projects that were discussed in February, and since have been refined and prioritized, were recommended for the ending fund balance and ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • UAW Christmas

    Pam Wagnor, left, and Al Sudbrock, members of the UAW 997 executive board, along with many other UAW retirees, family and guests attended the annual U ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Once again, anonymous gift benefits shelter

    For at least three consecutive years, a batch of hope has arrived in the Jasper County Animal Rescue League & Humane Society’s mailbox.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Skiff to offer in-office flu shot clinics

    With winter here and flu season in full swing, Skiff Home Care/Jasper County Public Health are offering in-office flu clinics for small business owner ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Older Adult Wellness: Holiday Health

    The holidays can easily rush past in a blur, often leaving us exhausted at the beginning of a new year. Was it worth it at the end of all my preparati ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • St. Nick’s receives gift from FNNB

    The First Newton National Bank recently donated $700 to the St. Nick’s Christmas Club to help them in their efforts to assist families in need for Chr ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • ATV, ORMs, ORVs, snowmobile license renewal due Dec. 31

    The Jasper County Recorder reminds citizens’ current registrations on ATVs, ORMs, ORVs and snowmobiles expire Dec. 31.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Newton residents have limited time to enroll for 2015 health coverage

    According to Health and Human Services, Iowa was at the bottom of the list, 51st, among all states and the District of Columbia in terms of percentage ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Catch a ride on the Cardinal Winter Express

    The Newton High School student council and Home Ec Related Occupations are presenting a “Polar Express” themed event Saturday in the NHS cafeteria and ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
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