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  • Calling for student artist: Annual Junior Duck Stamp contest returns

    Calling all student artists in kindergarten through 12th grade.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • OPEN provides another opportunity for Taiwanese student

    Organization Promoting Everlasting Neighbors (OPEN) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016. The program is Newton’s branch of Sister Cities Internati ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Rotary Club makes donation to Newton YMCA

    Newton YMCA CEO Frank Buckley, left, accepts a $1,500 donation from the Newton Rotary Club from club president Jerry Sawin.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Hunting seasons come to a close, 2016 fishing licenses expire

    Iowa’s pheasant, late muzzleloader and archery deer, and archery fall turkey seasons close on Jan. 10. Furbearer seasons, squirrel, quail, partridge a ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Library closed Monday, cooking class will be Wednesday

    Library ClosedMonday — The library will be closed all day on Monday for staff training.Cooking for W ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • IMPACT opens doors to hygiene pantry

    IMPACT Community Action Partnership has opened its doors to assist people in a new way this week through offering a personal hygiene pantry, which is ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Woman escapes house fire with aid of Good Samaritan

    COLFAX — For one resident affected by Wednesday’s house fire south of Colfax, the old phrase “Good Samaritan” may have taken on a new meaning.
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Community organizations make funding requests to council

    Eight community stakeholders presented requests for funding on Monday to the Newton City Council to kick off the budgeting season for the city. 
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • ‘You’re from Arizona? What are you doing here?’

    The Newton Daily News has welcomed its newest reporter, Anthony Victor Reyes, to the Hawkeye State. ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Local 997 donation

    Fred and Dorothy Rhodes from the Jasper County Church of Christ received $300 from Local 997 retirees, Bob Vander Leest, chairperson for letting the g ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Children’s choir accepting new members

    The Newton Children’s Choir, known as BETCHAW & Friends, is accepting new singers.Children aged 8-12 ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Newton couple arrested after stabbing incident

    An altercation between a Newton couple turned violent when one man was reportedly injured from stab wounds allegedly inflicted by his wife at their re ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Search for missing rescued war dog continues

    Jack Gdeshka is a dog with an extraordinary story. He was born on a foreign operating base in Afghanistan and raised by Canadian and American soldiers ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • County officials sworn into office

    A packed room was on hand to welcome new Jasper County Supervisor Doug Cupples and congratulate incumbents auditor Dennis Parrott and sheriff John Hal ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • City council addresses quality of life for animals

    The Newton City Council has taken the next steps to improve the quality of life for animals by passing an amendment, which will among several items, d ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:53 am