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  • Newton Public Library debuts online archive

    Discovering Newton’s history has been made easier through an online archive launched by the Newton Public Library last month. Historical photographs a ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Strong public schools depend on effective leadership

    The Iowa Association of School Boards and Newton Community School District urges Iowans passionate about education to consider running for election to ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Baxter woman killed in crash near Bondurant

    BONDURANT — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office released the identity of a victim killed in a Wednesday morning crash near Bondurant as 56-year-old JuilA ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Speedway to implement ingress and egress plan this weekend

    Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2017 ARCA Racing Series and Verizon IndyCar Series weekend at Iowa Speedway in Newto ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Lake Red Rock Programs for July 7-8

    Upcoming activities planned July 7-9 at Lake Red Rock include:Friday beginning at 9 p.m. Nature’s Fi ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Teens to make Care Bags 4 Kids Monday at the library

    Care Bags 4 Kids1 p.m. Monday —Teens are invited to join us in the library meeting room as we prepar ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • ‘This has to be a strike’

    This is part 1 in a two-part series featuring PCM-area JC United’s two state championship softball teams. The 11U and 12U teams both collected champio ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Taiwan trip

    It’s not every day someone in Newton travels across the Pacific Ocean to visit Taiwan. Newton High School teacher Ruth DenHartog recently took advanta ...
    July 6, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • National Iowa Speedway Day declared Saturday

    In honor of its loyal fans, the Iowa Speedway announced the date of July 8 to be declared National Iowa Speedway Day, prompting increased perks throug ...
    July 6, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • 5 percent increase coming for sanitary sewer rates

    A 5 percent increase to the city’s sanitary sewer rates was approved on Monday by the Newton City Council. The increase goes into effect Aug. 1 and fu ...
    July 6, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Newton Public Library continues summer concert series

    There are plenty of summer activities for children and adults alike this summer at the Newton Public Library.
    July 6, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Sensory Friendly Movie is Saturday

    The Capitol II Theatre in Newton will host a Sensory Friendly Movie at 10:15 a.m. Saturday. The featured movie will be “Despicable Me 3.”
    July 6, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Trinity Christian College announces spring dean’s list

    PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. — In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Ill., released the college’s dea ...
    July 6, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • MAT athletes receive high honors at state championships

    MAT Tumbling and Trampoline recently hosted the state championships in Marshalltown and had six athletes honored with the highest award for the state ...
    July 6, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Loras College announces spring 2017 dean’s list

    DUBUQUE — Loras College has announced the names of students who achieved dean’s list status for the 2017 spring semester. A student must earn a 3.5 gr ...
    July 6, 2017 - 9:45 am