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  • Local residents graduate from Drake UniversityThe following local residents graduated from Drake Uni ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Jaelyn Dougan receives F. William Beckwith Scholarship

    Jaelyn Dougan, a 2014 graduate of Newton Senior High School, has been awarded the F. William Beckwith Scholarship through the Iowa Grocers Education F ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Author, movies, animals at library

    Visiting Iowa Christian Fiction AuthorChristian Fiction Author Sheryl Carter will be reading from he ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Sharpy’s Quick Shop closing due to lack of traffic

    After an eight month run, Sharpy’s Quick Shop, owned by Tom Sharp, will be closing its doors at the end of the week or early next week.
    July 17, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Memorial Rock coming along

    Penny Christensen was commissioned to paint the Memorial Rock portion of the new Jasper County Veterans Memorial, located on the east lawn of the Jasp ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Armstrong named new Rotary president

    Craig Armstrong, the new president of the Newton Rotary Club, accepts the gavel from immediate past president Patrick Hatting. Armstrong’s term is Jul ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • General surgeon to join Skiff

    By Stephanie AlexanderSpecial to the Daily NewsGeneral surgeon Rachel Knudson, D.O., will be joining ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Cool drinks for a cool cause

    If you are looking for a refreshing beverage and way to support a good cause, visit the lemonade stand on the corner of South Eighth Avenue West and W ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use reportedly low amongst surveyed NHS students

    By Ty RushingDaily News Senior Staff WriterRepresentatives from Employee & Family Resources and the ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Local dancers perform at Disney World

    Michelle’s Dance Academy of Newton and Grinnell recently traveled to Walt Disney World to perform in “Dance the World.” The dancers performed in the e ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Man starts fire using ‘blowtorch’ to kill spider

    SEATTLE (AP) — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that ca ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Slipstream to perform at Maytag Bowl tonight

    The Summer Concert Series will present Slipstream in concert at 7 p.m. tonight at the Maytag Park, located at 301 S. 11th Ave. W. in Newton.
    July 17, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut up to 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its staff ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Loebsack to hold office hours Tuesday

    U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff, Amelia Schoeneman, available for questions from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, and Tuesday, ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • District, AT&T come to cell phone tower agreement after three years

    “Did you bring the champagne (now) that we finally sealed the deal?” No one could blame Newton Comm ...
    July 16, 2014 - 4:01 pm
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