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  • Newton, Grinnell area residents kick-off shoe box effort

    Hundreds of Newton and Grinnell area kids, families and volunteers will come together to fill empty shoe boxes with gifts of toys, school supplies, hy ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Newberg named to UIU summer dean’s list

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University announced Mark Newberg, of Lynnville, was named to the summer 2015 dean’s list. To be honored, the undergraduate must ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Newton residents receive DMACC scholarships

    Des Moines Area Community College students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the fall semester.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Making Newton a safer community goal moving forward

    Progress is being made to make Newton a safe community as work continues to fulfill goals in the city’s action plan. Making Newton a safe community wa ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Grant aims to help keep vets from being homeless

    A recently awarded federal grant seems like it will have a positive effect on veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless, but the exact impact it w ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • More cameras planned for NHS

    Even though Newton Community Schools District spent nearly $200,000 two years ago to add to its video surveillance abilities on campus, there are stil ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Three-hour parking limit still in effect downtown

    As of Thursday, the five city-owned metered lots will be free parking with a maximum 72-hour parking limit.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Bird Banding at Red Rock

    Bird Banding will be from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the Red Rock Visitor Center. Join Nelson Hoskins, area birdwatcher and licensed bird bander, to expe ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Sculpture Tour

    City of Newton Development Specialist Craig Armstrong was one of several adults who helped Newton Community School District students tour the “First A ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • St. Nick’s Christmas Fundraiser

    St. Nick’s Christmas Club will host an indoor garage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • C-M goes pink

    COLFAX — Breast cancer awareness month is here and the Colfax-Mingo Spanish Club hasn’t wasted any time getting the word out in preparation for the an ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Willowbrook to host 5K run/walk this October

    Willowbrook, a Wesleylife adult day center, will host Wind Up to Willowbrook 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Oct. 10 beginning at Willowbrook, 501 E. Second St. ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Dairy Queen to offer free cones to organ donors

    Newton’s Dairy Queen location will give away two free regular ice cream cones on Tuesday to anyone who shows their driver’s license with an “organ don ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Date set for SCORE business workshop

    SCORE Free Small Business Workshop will be from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 and Oct. 15 at the Newton Development Conference Room.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:09 pm
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