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    • Representatives from Senator Joni Ernst’s office in Jasper County will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. Traveli ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • No horsing around for FFA competitors at Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — Shania Roush, of Baxter, was named champion in western-type horse competition at the FFA Horse Show judged Aug. 19 during the 2015 Iowa S ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Newton student enjoys state fair competition to end summer

    Jenna Smith is just like any other Berg Middle School student — she’s excited to go back to school and enjoys spending time with her friends — but unl ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Newton native selected Junior Cowgirl Queen attendant at fair

    Emily Miller, daughter of Rick and Kim Miller, of Newton, was named first runner-up attendant in the Junior Cowgirl Queen Contest Aug. 14 at the Iowa ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Hawkeye Stages adds four to fleet

    The Hawkeye Stages fleet grew by four with the addition of two new Prevost and two new Temsa motorcoaches. The top of the line coaches replace older m ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Berg Elementary School first-grader Abigail McNeer gets a hug from her mother, Jessica McNeer.

    Berg Elementary School first-grader Abigail McNeer gets a hug from her mother, Jessica McNeer. ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • NCSD board to consider partnering with Grinnell for special ed

    School districts frequently team up to share one or more services. Monday, the Newton Community School District will consider partnering with another ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Boettcher inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame

    Kellogg resident Jeannie Boettcher was one of 91 individuals or couples inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony in the 4-H Building at th ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Parks annual dog pool party

    Dog owners and their pups enjoyed playing at the Maytag Pool Sunday evening for the annual Dog Pool Party hosted by the Newton Parks and Recreation de ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • LaVera sentenced to 63 months in prison on federal charge

    A 63 month consecutive sentence was handed down to David A. LaVera by a federal judge Friday in the U.S. District Court in Des Moines.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • NCSD board candidate profiles: Donna Cook

    Editor’s Note: Incumbent Donna Cook is one of the four Newton Community School District board of education candidates for the Sept. 8 election. Here a ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Newton man shoots neighbor’s dog

    An at-large dog was shot and killed by a neighbor Thursday morning in southwest Newton.The incident ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Events

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the Jasper County Courthouse in Newton. For more information, con ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • Old-fashioned baking ingredient makes comeback at Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — The traditional shortening used in baking was the featured ingredient in the Make It With Lard competition, judged Monday at the 2015 Iow ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Rollers race for ribbons in ISF contest

    DES MOINES — The Egg Rolling contest was judged Aug. 15 at the 2015 Iowa State Fair. Chad Sommars, of Newton, won the Senior division and Josh Ponxs, ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:23 am
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