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  • Volunteer Work Day at 30-Acre Park

    The City of Newton Parks and Grounds Division will be hosting a volunteer event at 30-Acre Park on Saturday. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Kinetic Edge adds new physical therapist to team

    Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy is proud to announce the addition of John Lenderink, Physical Therapist, in Newton who is now accepting new patients.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Wreck sends one woman to hospital

    A Sunday accident led to at least one person being transported to Skiff Medical Center. According t ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:48 am

    Since Elizabeth “Betty” Dickinson spent so much of her life helping get scholarship money to those in need, it seems fitting part of her estate will c ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Several holiday music events slated

    After Friday’s Courthouse Lighting celebration helps get Newton-area residents into the holiday celebration mood, nearly a month of concerts and other ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Woodrow Wilson students give to JCARL

    A small donation effort by two Woodrow Wilson Elementary School staff members resulted in more enthusiasm — and more donation collections — than expec ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Jasper County man wins $25,000 lottery prize

    The first of seven top prizes of $25,000 available in the lottery’s “Holiday Season Bingo” scratch game was claimed Wednesday by Randy Fuchs, of Baxte ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Newton to update parking code

    In an effort to update city code, handicapped parking and general parking throughout Newton is being addressed by city council. Council approved the f ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • City continues to address uncontrolled intersections

    To address the 22 uncontrolled intersections in the southeast area of the city, new stop and yield signs are proposed to increase safety for pedestria ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Law tutors at Northwestern College

    ORANGE CITY — Emily Law is serving as a tutor for the 2016–17 school year at Northwestern College in Orange City.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • NCS students share time (and ice cream) with seniors

    The afternoon of Nov. 17 was unseasonably warm. That enabled Newton Christian School students to help push Park Centre seniors down the street for som ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • God and Life Recipients

    Zachary Rogahn and Miranda Ervin, along with Kristopher Rogahn (not pictured), were named the God and Life Recipients at Our Savior Luther Church in N ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Club news

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. met at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the United Congregational Church to ma ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Christmas in November

    Christmas came early at Grace Church in Newton. The Wednesday Night Live Kids program at Grace Church started collecting toys, games, candy, socks and ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Bus-full of donations

    Residents and staff recently at Park Centre filled a bus with supplies and delivered to the Salvation Army.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am