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  • Flu vaccination advised for cold season

    As the leaves begin to fall, we are once again reminded that the seasons are changing and cold weather will be upon us once again. That means winter’s ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Bergman hired as Vernon administration director

    The Vernon Company has announced the hire of Shannon Bergman as director of administration, effective Sept. 1. 
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Thombert named Small Business of the Year

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College recently honored several businesses at its third annual DMACC Small Business Awards Ceremony.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Found property at police department

    A Harley Davidson key was turned in to the Newton Police Department. The key was found downtown during the last Thunder Nites event. The key can be id ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • ‘BUS-eum’ to make Newton stop Wednesday afternoon

    A traveling “BUS-eum” retrofitted school bus, loaded with historical exhibits, has been traveling throughout the state and arrives in Newton on Wednes ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Events

    • Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Newton Village for social time, coffee and a program. Anyone interested in the program or ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Bernie Sanders brings working-class message to NHS

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says the concept of redistributing wealth isn’t a novel one. However, in h ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Breckenridge challenging Kelley for Iowa House nomination

    In 2010, a lieutenant with the Newton Police Department ran against Dan Kelley for the Democratic nomination for an Iowa legislative seat.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Wyre, Adams crowned at NHS homecoming

    A homecoming week filled with Dr. Seuss quotes and memories that will last a lifetime were what Newton High School students generated this week.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Newton wins All-Star Community award

    The Iowa League of Cities recognized the City of Newton as the 2015 People’s All-Star Community at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit, which was ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Newton Fall Fest to conclude farmers’ market season

    As a way to highlight the final Newton Farmers’ Market of 2015, Newton Fall Fest is planned with vendors, kid’s activities, giveaways, music and more.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Hearl wins lighting prize

    Emily Hearl won a $500 LED lighting prize at the Hometown Rewards Block Party. She will be replacing the majority of the lightbulbs in her home and ea ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Aurora Heights students write about positive elements on 9/11

    Teaching children about the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and their meaning is a difficult and serious business. As memorials, remembrances and other event ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Tailgate party

    DMACC’s Newton Campus has held a number of events for students over the first few weeks of classes. Monday, staff held a “tailgate party” on the west ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Light agenda on tap for NCSD board

    A somewhat light agenda has been set for Monday evening’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:17 pm
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