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  • Newton YMCA gets major facelift

    Newton’s YMCA is wrapping up some major renovations. Most of the improvements started last summer, and the final piece of phase one — redoing the guts ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:37 pm
  • Jasper County Health Department looking to expand in second year

    It has been a busy first year for the Jasper County Health Department. From forming in February 2016, hiring an administrator, beginning programing an ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:41 pm
  • Locals purchase Prairie City gym, rebrand it 163 Fitness

    PRAIRIE CITY — When Real Fitness owner and trainer Molly Keitges announced in early February she would hold her final Prairie City class before March, ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Revitalized wellness center gets Baxter fit, healthy

    BAXTER — As many parents know, when you have kids, time for yourself tends to disappear.From working ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:49 pm
  • Coalition works to address substance abuse in Jasper County

    Substance abuse is an issue that plagues many communities throughout the state of Iowa and the country. The City of Newton, led by Newton Police Chief ...
    April 13, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • PCM voters pass $10M bond

    MONROE — As the final month of school draws near, activity is not slowing down at Monroe Elementary School. Once the students leave for the summer, wo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • District reconfiguring into four K-4 schools, one 5-6 building

    Several Newton Community School District Board of Education votes have the district on track to undergo a major elementary school reconfiguration this ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • Goodwill Career Connection adds even more programs

    There are several unique organizations whose hard-working staff and volunteers try to improve the future for themselves and their community in the noo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Newton teachers taking healthy steps to help students learn

    In Kim Vanderlaan’s fourth-grade class, each day starts with students moving and being active from stretching to yoga. Vanderlaan is just one of a han ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • Excellence in Education Awards highlight creativity

    Jayne Freese had some trouble deciding on her favorite parts of a school day.“First thing in the mor ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:45 pm