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  • Experience frontier life at Rendezvous with Central Iowa Free Skinners

    Jasper County’s Ashton Wildwood Park will travel back in time May 12-14 for a Rendezvous with the Central Iowa Free Skinners.
    May 4, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • A proper send-off

    More than 100 people gathered in Newton to pay their respects to aviation legend Earl Johnson Wednesday.
    May 4, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Red Pride Service Day

    Students from Newton High School plant flowers and other plants around the town Square. In total, more than 2000 students and staff participated in Re ...
    May 4, 2017 - 3:47 pm
  • Newton Municipal Band looking for a few good players

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Municipal Band is gearing up for its 2017 summer concert season and is a ...
    May 4, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubLouise and Bob Meakins presented a visual tour of the quilts of David County at t ...
    May 4, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Four acres and a gourmet kitchen: What $524,900 can get you in Newton

    Check out our luxury home of the week, this $524,900 home listed for sale on Zillow in Newton ...
    May 3, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Preschoolers honored for artistic ability

    Nine local children were awarded Tuesday morning for demonstrating superb coloring skills during the second annual Jasper County Pinwheel Coloring Con ...
    May 3, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • United Way hosting Treasure Hunt Fundraiser May 13

    The United Way of Jasper County recently allocated $226,000 to nonprofit agencies to help provide health and human service programs to area residents. ...
    May 3, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • 5 things to know from the Jasper County Board of Supervisors meeting

    1. May was proclaimed Mental Health Month. Jody Eaton, CEO of Central Iowa Community Services, told the board in the past year, calls for mental healt ...
    May 3, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Color Splash N Dash to benefit NHS cheerleaders

    The inaugural Newton High School Cheerleaders Color Splash N Dash is set for June 24. The 5K run/walk will raise funds for the cheerleading squad and ...
    May 3, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • 4th annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition set for August

    The 4th Annual Smoke on the Water BBQ Competition is set for Aug. 25-26 at Lynnville Old Settler grounds.
    May 3, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • City fire hydrants to be painted

    Again this summer the J.R. Stelzer Company, of Lincoln, Neb., will be painting fire hydrants in Newton.
    May 3, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Newton man named to watershed review board

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry E. Branstad announced appointments to fill Iowa’s boards and commissions.Ste ...
    May 3, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Project Awake Plant Sale begins Friday

    The annual plant sale sponsored by Project AWAKE will be held on Friday and Saturday inside the Krumm Learning Center at the Newton Arboretum, 3000 N. ...
    May 3, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Newton PEO Combined Chapters Dinner

    The Newton PEO chapters met April 18 at McCann Center for its annual dinner celebration. PEO was established in 1869 at Mt. Pleasant. It is a Philanth ...
    May 3, 2017 - 10:09 am