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  • Newton Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Salvation Army food pantry nearly empty

    A number of the white shelves that are normally stocked with canned foods and dry goods at the Newton Salvation Army food pantry are looking bare. Pan ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle has first use

    Recently, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deployed its tactical rescue unit, which includes a 25-ton armored vehicle.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • 'Dig into DMACC'

    Darren White (left) of Chris Cakes Inc. serves up a plate of free pancakes to Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus student Laura Nation of ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Newton DMACC offering a number of clubs for students, citizens

    Although the Newton DMACC campus isn’t one of the larger campuses under the DMACC umbrella, it still offers its students and the community a number of ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Wal-Mart collects school supplies for NCSD

    Christine Boelyn, assistant manager at Wal-Mart, recently presented a variety of donated school supplies to the Newton Community School District. The ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Students volunteer to clean Lake Red Rock

    PELLA — Central College will host its first volunteer event of the year Sept. 6 at Lake Red Rock. Students will gather trash, plant trees and collect ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • PCM insurers settled 2013 bullying case out of court

    MONROE — New information in a civil case filed last year against the Prairie City-Monroe School District and district Superintendent Jane Babcock show ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • City offices closed for Labor Day

    Newton City Hall, Newton Fire Department business office, Newton Sanitary Landfill, Newton Public Library, Newton Parks office, Newton Police Departme ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Fill the Boot rescheduled for Sept. 6

    The Newton Fire Department canceled the “Fill the Boot” campaign last weekend due to the weather. The NFD has rescheduled the event from 10 a.m. to 1 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Veterans programs topic of JCHSP meeting

    The Jasper County Human Service Providers will meet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Salvation Army.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Museum open Labor Day weekend

    The Jasper County Historical Museum will be open at 1 p.m. with last tour starting at 4 p.m. all Labor Day weekend.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Monarch Madness set for Sept. 6 at NSNWR

    The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate the upcoming monarch migration with “Monarch Madness” from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 6.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • A few guidelines for school permits

    The Iowa State Patrol reminds those driving on a school permit that it allows you to drive back and forth from home to school and or activities betwee ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Increased patrol for holiday weekend

    As part of the National Drunk Driving Campaign “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” Iowa law enforcement officers will beef up their commitment to saving ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
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