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  • City eyes franchise fee to pay for street repairs

    Citizens may soon pay more for their electric and natural gas to help build funds for street repair. If approved, a set of franchise fees on both util ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Light agenda for school board Monday

    While the future building configuration of the Newton Community School District has been the pivotal topic at the last few school board work sessions ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • DMACC Newton offers computer course

    Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus is offering a Word Basic course for those unfamiliar. Students will learn creating, saving and printin ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Jones named to president's list at Mercy College

    Cameron Jones, of Colfax, has been named to the president’s list for the summer 2014 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Buehrer, Miles graduate from Mercy College

    Katelyn Buehrer, of Colfax, and Jennifer Miles, of Prairie City, were granted their college diplomas during the summer commencement ceremony by Mercy ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • 'Frozen Friends' Halloween nature hike

    Jasper Conservation Connection is inviting the public to a Halloween night hike featuring “Jasper Your Friendly Host and his Frozen Friends” on Oct. 2 ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • World Food Prize speaker to present at Central College

    World-renowned scientist Ronald Phillips will speak at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Central College. His presentation on Norman Borlaug and world hunger is fr ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Concert at American Legion Saturday

    Fans of electronic dance music, hip-hop and its sub-genres will get the opportunity to hear those various styles live in Newton starting at 10 p.m., S ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • City of Newton to conduct emergency warning siren demonstration

    Emergency warning siren testing will be performed from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 as city staff work to determine the best placement of emergency warning sir ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • McCann Flea Market & Craft Show

    The McCann Flea Market and Craft Show will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1115 S. Eighth. Ave. E. in Newton. 
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Bluegrass music at Cowboy Church Sunday

    Bar None Cowboy Church in Newton will host Highway Home and County Line Band from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited to enjoy the afternoon of ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Events

    • Project AWAKE Rummage Sale will start at 8 a.m. Saturday at Newton Arboretum, 3000 N. Fourth Ave. E.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Holy Trinity hosts community meal Sunday

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton. The meal will in ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Temporary street closure for North Fourth Avenue East Friday

    The area on North Fourth Avenue East, between First Street North and East Fourth Street North, will close at 6 p.m. Friday for additional pavement res ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Newton Library hosting fall activities, tech assistance

    The Newton Public Library will be closed on Wednesday for staff trainingWilbor or Freegal asking you ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:07 am
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