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    Sunbonnet QuestersThe November meeting of Sunbonnet Questers met Nov. 10 at the home of LaVon Roth. ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Newton Community Education Foundation gifts $52K in grants to schools

    Newton Daily NewsThe Newton Community Educational Foundation has awarded grants totaling $40,000 to ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • LEGOs at the Library program, Knit Night set for Nov. 28

    LEGOs at the Library1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 28 — Kids in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to a ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Ideas abound for green space at DMACC-Maytag

    There are many ways DMACC could utilize the $8 million worth of buildings and property it recently acquired from its donation of the former Maytag Cor ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Future of city parks office still under discussion

    The topic of what to do with the caretaker’s house at Maytag Park was once again discussed by the Newton Park Board Wednesday.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Armed robbery suspect remains at-large

    An armed robbery suspect remains at-large after an early Wednesday morning incident at New Star convenience store in Newton.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Accumulation now guideline for snow ordinance plowing

    A new parking snow removal ordinance will go into effect following the first substantial snow fall this season.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Photo: Decking the halls

    County crews scaled the Jasper County Courthouse on Wednesday to hang Christmas lights and decorations in preparation for the annual Courthouse Lighti ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Donation allows Jasper County EMA to purchase drone

    The Jasper County Emergency Management Agency recently accepted a small grant from the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • New assessment costs, duration might not be so ‘balanced’

    After postponements and several years of back-and-forth discussion involving Gov. Terry Branstad and many Iowa educators, it looks like the Iowa Asses ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Wellness Coalition receives $2,000 for snack program

    The Newton Wellness Coalition is once again furthering its efforts to provide healthy snacks to children in the Newton Community School District. The ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Knights of Columbus to host Christmas Bingo

    Knights of Columbus and Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual Christmas Bingo at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at McCann Center in Newton.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • NCEF seeks nominations for Excellence In Education awards

    The purpose of the Excellence in Education Award is to recognize teaching excellence in the Newton Community School District. Candidates may be nomina ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • St. Stephen’s to host Thanksgiving Eve service Nov. 23

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the church, 223 E. Fourth St. N.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Operation Christmas Child underway in Newton

    On Monday, area organizations and local citizens began work building and collecting shoeboxes for the annual Operation Christmas Child fundraiser. The ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 11:24 am