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  • NKK Points Races set for Saturday

    The Newton Kart Klub will host the NKK Points Races at 4 p.m. Saturday at the track, 2801 E. Fifth St. S. in Newton. Gates open at 2 p.m. and hot laps ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • PEO Chapter HS to meet Tuesday

    Chapter HS of PEO will meet Tuesday for the fall luncheon in the home of Vicki Porter. This is a change of address from the PEO booklet. Sisters A - L ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Thunder Nites canceled

    The final installment of this year’s Thunder Nites events, set for Friday, has been canceled due to rainy and cold weather.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Local students graduation from UNI

    The University of Northern Iowa released its list of 2014 summer graduates on Tuesday.Erica Stevens, ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Football storytime this weekend at library

    Football Saturday StorytimeJoin us for a special Saturday Storytime in the Newton Public Library Car ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Meet the Homecoming candidates

    The Newton Senior High School’s 2014 Homecoming king and queen candidates have been selected. Front row (from left): Paitin Burroughs, Shelbey Cochran ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • NCEF seeking new leadership to continue expansion

    The Newton Community Educational Foundation has been a quiet force inside and outside of Newton’s schools for a number of years.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Cruisin’ to Newton season closes Saturday

    Cruisin’ to Newton will host its final car show of the year from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the north and west sides of the square in downtown Newt ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Never Forget

    Diane Babcock was decked out in red, white and blue this morning as she taught her transitional kindergarten students about New York City and the trag ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Capitol II Theatre hosting tailgate event

    For the Iowa and Iowa State football game, Capitol II Theatre in Newton will host a tailgate and game watching event Saturday. 
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Holy Trinity Lutheran offering free meal Sunday

    A free community meal is set for 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave E. in Newton.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • District looks at 4 options for school building reconfigurations

    There are four possible scenarios for future building configurations in the Newton Community School District. While all of the plans vary, there was o ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • NFD to host 9/11 memorial service

    The Newton Fire Department will hold a memorial service at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in front of the Firefighters Memorial at the Newton Fire Department. It ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Willowbrook hosting Cy-Hawk Tailgate Party

    The public is invited to a Cyclones vs. Hawkeyes Tailgate Party and Ice Cream Social beginning at 2 p.m. Friday at Willowbrook Adult Day Center, 501 E ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Alex N. Jenkins, 19, of Newton, is charged with public intoxication and in ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:12 am
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