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  • New DMACC provost hosts open house on campus

    Lively conversation echoed through the second floor atrium of Newton’s DMACC campus on Thursday, when community members got a chance to meet with new ...
    April 7, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Local business supports Vital ICE app

    Pence-Reese Funeral Home has graciously invested back into the community once again to promote the saving of lives by continuing to sponsor the Vital ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Newton KOA campground open for season

    The Newton KOA campground, 1601 E. 36th St. S. in Newton, is now open for the 2017 summer camping season.
    April 7, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Park office moving April 17

    The Newton Parks & City Grounds office will be moving on April 17 to the Public Works building located at 1700 N. Fourth Ave. W. The phone number will ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Newton WaterWorks to flush fire hydrants Friday, Saturday

    Fire hydrants will be flushed beginning at 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday north of First Venue and Bittersweet subdivision. Hydrants will be flushe ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Hurto to discuss Lyric theatre

    By request, Larry Hurto, Chairman of the Newton Historic Preservation Commission, will repeat his lecture titled “Pictures: A Peek Inside Newton’s Old ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Learn about the bats in your backyard at the Newton Public Library Thursday

    Join Greg Oldsen from Jasper County Conservation on Thursday for a presentation on the bats native to Iowa.
    April 7, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Newton High School 2016-17 Third Term A Honor Roll

    A-DGavin Aalbers, Jaden Adams, Samantha Adams, Kaytlin Ahn, Jacob Aldrich, Morgan Allen, Madilynn Am ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Learn to make lawns into organic gardens at the library

    Peeps Diorama ContestEntries Due May 1 — Give us a “Peep” into your favorite book. The library is ho ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • On the Easter egg hunt

    Dozens of parents and families lined up around the Jasper County Courthouse Thursday evening for the Newton Main Street egg hunt. In its first year ho ...
    April 7, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Newton High School 2016-17 Third Term B Honor Roll

    A-DMadeline Allen, Dalton Altemeier, Priscila Amador, Yesenia Amador, Makatlyn Anderson, Caitlynn An ...
    April 7, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Traffic signals in downtown poised for redesign

    Existing traffic signals along First Avenue in the downtown area will get a redesign. Newton City Council approved Shive-Hattery Architecture and Engi ...
    April 6, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Jasper County Veterans Affairs Office brings in part-time volunteer

    A new, part-time volunteer will be joining the Jasper County Veterans Affairs Office, following the approval of county commissioners at Wednesday afte ...
    April 6, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • County museum to open new World War II exhibit

    The final pieces are coming together for the Jasper County Historical Museum’s World War II exhibit, which will open to the public at the end of April ...
    April 6, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Gov. Branstad in Newton on April 13 for book signing

    Gov. Terry Branstad will appear at the Newton YMCA for a special book signing from noon until 1:30 p.m. April 13, and Newton resident Mike Chapman wil ...
    April 6, 2017 - 10:55 am