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  • Family Fun

    The Izaak Walton League’s Family Fun Day took place on Saturday. Hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips, tea and lemonade were free to all who attended. T ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Assisted Living Week

    Newton Mayor Mike Hansen signed a proclamation Friday at Newton Village in observance of National Assisted Living Week this week. Newton Village is sp ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Family fun for everyone

    The Way’s Annual Fall Fest took place at the church on Saturday. Many games were played in the street and on the grass while food was served inside.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Nothin' New

    Terry Umbarger and mother Marilyn Hansen look at a booth of antiques at the Nothin’ New in Newton antique vendor show outside Hawkeye Stages on Saturd ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Book Trader/Tan America celebrating 15 years

    Book Trader/Tan America owner Cheryl Hansen is celebrating 15 years at the store, but she said not a lot has changed, even given the economic and soci ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Sheriff's office looking to upgrade 911 system

    The emergency response services at the Jasper County Law Enforcement Center could soon undergo a significant upgrade.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Food, family, friendly competition

    Andy Watt and Marty Allspach, of Baxter, cut ribs off the rack in the “Smokin’ Out Back” barbecue cook-off at Cadillac Jack’s in Baxter on Saturday. S ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • 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.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Area residents win at Iowa State Fair

    • Dayton Mortvedt of Lynnville placed second in Purebred Hampshire 99.5-130.5; first in Crossbred Black Face 98.5-124.5;  in the Jackpot Lamb show at ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Class of 1961 host luncheon Wednesday

    Members of the Newton Senior High School Class of 1961 will meet  for lunch and conversation at noon Wednesday at Giovanni’s, 2020 First Ave. E. in Ne ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Newton Lions Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Senior Center, 702 E. Third St. S. in Newton. 
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton, for lunch and a pro ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • JMPCA Early Childhood to meet

    The Jasper, Marion and Poweshiek County Early Childhood Area meeting will be Wednesday in the south board room at Skiff Medical Center.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program w ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Landowners want details of proposed pipeline route

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:03 am
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