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  • A look back: Pink Ribbon Support Group celebrates 20th

    In the fall of 1994, five women came together at the home of Linda Hotger to discuss the possibility of starting a support group for women with breast ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Supervisors approve pet costume contest on courthouse lawn

    While it hasn’t taken place for awhile, Pet Kingdom’s pet costume contest will be making a return this year.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Choices celebrating 10 years

    Choices, a Christian Living Store, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in business this month.To cap ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Sacred Heart hosts Trunk or Treat

    The Sacred Heart Church Life Commission will host its annual Trunk or Treat from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 26, at McCann Center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Primetime Fellowship hosts potluck

    Primetime Fellowship will host a potluck meal and program at 6 p.m. Monday at Community Heights Alliance Church, 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • UCC to host Cuba presentation

    Newton Congregational United Church of Christ will host the presentation “Cuba: An Eye-Opening Encounter” from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at the chur ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts sharing supper Sunday

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a community sharing supper at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Alzheimer’s Association helps educate those in early stages of demetia

    DES MOINES — The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Iowa Chapter will host a statewide early-stage dementia educational conference dedicated to those liv ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Farmers for Progress Program Now Underway

    Area farmers are encouraged to donate a portion of corn or soybeans to the P.I. Foundation this fall to support programs for people with disabilities ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Art on display at library

    Original acrylic paintings by Martina Holmes, of Newton, are on display at the Newton Public Library during the month of October.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Events

    • Newton Community Blood Drive will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at DMACC Newton Conference Center, 600 N. Second Ave. W. To schedule a blood donation appoin ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T.  met at 7 p.m., Oct 14, in the home of Val McKee. President Rose ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Branstad, Hatch debate jobs, economic development

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad touted his record on economic development Tuesday night during his final debate against Democratic challenger Ja ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • NCRC testing dates available

    The Goodwill Career Connection Center has agreed to help Newton become a skilled community by making additional National Career Readiness Certificatio ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa woman splatters blood on nurse

    IOWA CITY — Iowa City police have arrested a woman who they say intentionally ripped out her IV and splattered blood on her nurse’s face after being d ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:12 am
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