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  • CRC to collect for Operation Child Child Christmas

    The Newton Christian Reformed Church will be collecting shoeboxes for Operational Child Christmas this year in a national effort to help impoverished ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Congregational UCC hosts seminar on healthy relationships

    The Congregational United Church of Christ will host a seminar on the cycle of relationships including church, marital, familial, friend and professio ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Kellogg UMC hosts sharing supper Sunday

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a community sharing supper at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • St. Luke hosts annual holiday sale

    The St. Luke Annual Christmas Craft, Cookie and Candy Sale will occur from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 13 at the church, 501 E. 19th St. N., across the street ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Central Iowa Choir Society hosts concert

    The Marshalltown First United Methodist Church and Central Iowa Choir Society will host the 62nd annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at 7 p.m. De ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners support group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton. 
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Iowa authors book visit, signing

    The public is invited to the Newton Public Library at 6 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room for a book signing, presentation and Q & A with Iowa authors ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Volunteers sought for long-term care

    DES MOINES — Individuals who are 18 years of age or older and have a strong appreciation for older Iowans and people with disabilities are being sough ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • MAT hosts two-day camp

    This year’s MAT Fall Camp, hosted by MAT Tumbling and Trampoline, was one of the biggest ever.The tw ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • School board purchases former Hy-Vee building

    To continue with reconfiguration plans, two properties were purchased by the Newton Community School District at Monday’s school board meeting.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Dryers work overtime as farmers harvest record, wet corn crop

    PRAIRIE CITY — The dull hum of the propane-powered grain dryers can be heard around the clock at the Heartland Co-op on the southern edge of Prairie C ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • East Jasper County Food Pantry accepts donations

    The East Jasper County Food Pantry board received donations from the Thrivent Financial Board of Jasper County, the Kellogg Lions Club, and A-Line in ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • VFW awards students for Americanism essays

    "I love America because it reminds me of the songs This Land is Your Land, The Star Spangled Banner and You're a Grand Old Flag. America also reminds ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Library annouces winner of pumpkin contest

    Temple Barton (left) and Harper Barton (right) are pictured with their winning entry from the Book Character Pumpkin contest. The winning entry depict ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Girls Day Out

    Park Centre’s annual Girls Day Out event Saturday, was deemed a success. The event benefits the Park Centre Good Samaritan Fund, which assists residen ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:52 am
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    Reader Poll

    What’s your favorite part of celebrating the holidays in Newton?
    Lighting of the courthouse
    Shopping local
    Visiting Santa Claus
    Holiday tour of homes
    4-H Festival of Trees