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  • Community Investment Plan under discussion by city council

    City Administrator Bob Knabel gave a presentation about the city’s Community Investment Plan (CIP) at Monday’s city council meeting.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Church members brave the cold to bless the Iowa River

    CORALVILLE (AP) — Leaders from three Orthodox churches braved the cold to bless the Iowa River as part of an annual event.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts free soup supper

    Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free Sharing Supper at 6 p.m. Saturday. This free meal will be served in the fellowship hall; all are inv ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • ARK to host diaper donation Saturday

    Acts of Random Kindness of The Way is hosting an event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at The Way Cafe, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Primetimers to host potluck

    Primetimers Fellowship will host a potluck at 6 p.m. Monday in the gathering room of Community Heights Alliance Church, 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. in Newton ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • Landes Ladies Park Project receives a $1,000 donation

    In an effort to give back and show appreciation for the support they receive from their local community, Wes Finch Auto Plaza donated to local charity ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Reward for return of mail delivery unit

    The United States Postal Inspection Service will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) re ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Citizens voice concern for former Seed Store

    A concern over the use of the former Seed Store building was brought to the Newton City Council at its Monday meeting. Melinda Burgess spoke to the co ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Berg Complex rebuild to go before public as bond issue

    “That’s a big step for us,” said Newton Community School District board president Sheri Benson — with a huge sigh — after a motion to utilize the Emer ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Fresh Start gives to Salvation Army

    Fresh Start E-Cigs and Vapors recently donated $400 to the Salvation Army Food Pantry. The funds were raised through customer donations and a matching ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • House collapse leads to gas leak, nothing more

    When a performing-arts act “brings the house down,” it means things went really well.However, a rece ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • County Supervisors begin work on budget

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors heard the first round of budget requests at its budget workshop Monday. All those who spoke to the board gave r ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Allen: 2015 session should help Iowa’s middle class

    The 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature began on Monday, and State Sen. Chaz Allen (D-Newton) said his top priority is helping improve the incomes of ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Soybean conference Feb. 19 in Ames

    Iowa farmers, agronomists and others interested in using the results of crop production and environmental research to improve their competitiveness an ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Early sign-ups for NRCS assistance priority

    Iowa producers and landowners who sign up for voluntary conservation planning assistance by Feb. 2 will receive priority service, according to state c ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:42 am
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