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  • CVB hosting hospitality training session April 28

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a Customer Service & Hospitality Training Session taking place from 1 to 3 p.m. April 28 at DMACC ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • NPD Completes March Seatbelt Survey

    The Newton Police Department recently conducted a seatbelt usage survey that showed strong results by motorists in the community.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Main Street participates in Newton Postcard Project

    Newton Main Street is encouraging Newton residents and visitors to participate in the Newton Postcard Project while shopping downtown Thursday through ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Bond election not likely to happen in September

    Last year, discussion of the Newton Community School District’s annual budget went on for more than an hour at a regular meeting.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Western drought, slow rainfall in March might not affect planting cycle

    Tune in to any national media outlet this week, and you won’t likely have too much trouble finding panicky news about drought in California. While the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • IDOT to discuss improvements to I-80 bridge

    Newton and Jasper County residents are invited to attend a meeting to discuss proposed improvements to the Interstate 80 bridge the runs over the Nort ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Mayor Hansen joins nationwide effort to recognize impact of national service

    Mayor Mike Hansen joined more than 2,630 mayors and county leaders across the country for the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Serv ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Jasper County Republicans to host annual fundraiser

    The Jasper County Republican Party will hold its annual fundraiser on Saturday.The Second Annual E.K ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Adult Softball Registration due Friday, April 24

    Adult Softball registration forms are now available through the City of Newton’s Parks and Grounds Division. For more information about the leagues, v ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Art by Karen King to be displayed at library

    Paintings created by Karen King of Newton are on display at the Newton Public Library during the month of April. The display is sponsored by the Arts ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Earth Day rally planned to ‘stop the pipeline’

    On the morning of April 22 on the Big Sioux River in Lyon County, former State Rep. Ed Fallon will conclude his eight-week, 400-mile walk along the pr ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Hydrant flushing Friday, Saturday

    Fire hydrants will be flushed beginning at 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday Morning north of First Avenue and Bittersweet Subdivision in Newton. F ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Lincoln’s assassination remembered 150 years later

    April 14, 1865 Washington D.C.By Dennis ParrottSpecial to Newton Daily NewsLincoln’s party of four, ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Newton residents arrested after child tests positive for meth

    A 22-year-old Newton mother and her boyfriend are charged with child endangerment after a 1-year-old boy in their care tested positive for methampheta ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:54 am
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    Reader Poll

    Did the Newton City Council make the right decision in allocating $1 million toward acquisitions and demolitions of commercial buildings on First Avenue and the interchange corridors?