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  • Newton Fall Fest to conclude farmers’ market season

    As a way to highlight the final Newton Farmers’ Market of 2015, Newton Fall Fest is planned with vendors, kid’s activities, giveaways, music and more.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Hearl wins lighting prize

    Emily Hearl won a $500 LED lighting prize at the Hometown Rewards Block Party. She will be replacing the majority of the lightbulbs in her home and ea ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Aurora Heights students write about positive elements on 9/11

    Teaching children about the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and their meaning is a difficult and serious business. As memorials, remembrances and other event ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Tailgate party

    DMACC’s Newton Campus has held a number of events for students over the first few weeks of classes. Monday, staff held a “tailgate party” on the west ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Light agenda on tap for NCSD board

    A somewhat light agenda has been set for Monday evening’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • NCEF alumni foundation raises money for athletics

    Fans of the Newton Cardinals and visitors to H.A. Lynn Stadium will notice something new on the west side of the stadium this fall: large, lighted sig ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Second juvenile charged in Newton burglaries

    A second juvenile accused of burglarizing three Newton homes has been located and charged.Newton Pol ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Newton man charged in drug task force arrest

    A Newton man faces several charges, including possession with intent to deliver more than 5 grams of methamphetamine after a drug search was conducted ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • DMACC announces fall semester foundation scholarship recipients

    Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the fall semester.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Kellogg Lions Club schedules first pancake breakfast of the fall

    The Kellogg Lions Club will hold its first Pancake breakfast of the 2015-16 year from 7 to 9 a.m. on Oct. 3 at the Cabin in the Park. Served will be s ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Handbell music to fill the library Monday

    Handbell Music in the Library: TintinnabulationJoin us at 6:30 p.m. Monday for Handbell music in the ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Iowa Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Newton

    DES MOINES — On Oct. 14, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Newton. The proceeding will take place in the Newton High School Auditoriu ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Home lost, no injuries in morning Mingo fire

    No injuries were reported in the aftermath of a Thursday morning house fire near Mingo, but fire crews said the one-story unit was a total loss.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Festival highlights Jasper County Conservation’s October schedule

    When you think of Jasper County Conservation, you probably think about land, featuring trees, flowers, meadows and lakes.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Walking school bus considered by Wellness Coalition

    With a new idea for the community, the Newton Wellness Coalition started discussing the idea of a walking school bus to “transport” children to school ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:49 am
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