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  • Newton Police Department to partner with Iowa ABD

    The Newton Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Newton youth.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • NCT hosts auditions for next comedy

    The Newton Community Theater will host auditions for its next production, “No Sex Please, We Are British,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Newton Co ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • JCCB hosts OWLS holiday decoration event

    The Jasper County Conservation will host an Older, Wiser, Livlier Seniors program at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the JCC office, 1030 W. Second St. S. in New ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • City approves agreement with Hubbell for Maytag buildings

    The Newton City Council has approved a preliminary development agreement with Hubbell Realty Company for a $7 million apartment project at two former ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Adoptions, donations low as St. Nick’s Christmas Club works to support Jasper County families

    The St. Nicks Christmas Club volunteers are seeking additional community support as adoptions and donations are down for the first time in the group's ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Family files lawsuit against Sully Truck Wash

    A lawsuit was filed by the family of a man who died while working at the Sully Truck Wash last January. The Sully Truck Wash and Brent Vander Molen ar ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Social Crafting making roots in Monroe

    Two mother-daughter combinations attended a group crafting event two years ago, had a lot of fun and spurred the creation of Social Crafting.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Tour of Homes

    Guests share a laugh with volunteer Danielle Murphy at the Pauley home Saturday during the annual Newton Dollars for Scholars Tour of Homes. Hundreds ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Christmas Magic

    AJ Frank, of Newton, joyfully visits with Santa Claus during Breakfast with Santa at the Newton Arboretum Saturday morning. The event was hosted by Pr ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Progress Industries receives funds for Securing the Future project

    Progress Industries recently received a grant check for $2,000 as part of the Theisen’s More for Your Community Grant program. The money will go towar ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Flags of the season

    Another sign the holidays are upon us was the raising of holiday red and green flags over the Newton courthouse square, performed by Newton Rotary Clu ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Resources available for new business owners

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz and Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham announced that through a partnership wi ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Board releases current Newton housing statistics

    The Newton Board of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service released Wednesday the November 2014 housing statistics based on MLS statistical information for ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Christmas cheer in Colfax

    Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) signs a Christmas card crafted by wife Terry Saturday at the Jasper County Tribune office in Colfax. The Tribune coll ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • REG to participate in ROTH New Industrials Corporate Access Day

    AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Chad Stone will host investor meetings at the ROTH New ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:16 am
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    Reader Poll

    Do you approve of the city’s agreement to provide tax rebates for the proposed loft apartments at the former Maytag buildings?