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  • Baxter FFA receives donation from Central Vet Clinic

    Baxter FFA Officers Brock Johnston, Dr. Scott Schmitz of Central Vet Clinic, Maddy Hiney, Shelby Deaton, and Mark Deutsch stand together as Schmitz do ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Downtown host to community trick-or-treating

    Several Newton businesses will be taking part in the community trick-or-treating event on Thursday.T ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • School district looking to beef up security, emergency preparedness

    For the last few years, Gayle Isaac has been Newton Community School District  unofficial coordinator for emergency situations and headed up another o ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Ag outlook, management seminar Nov. 14

    ALTOONA — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host an Ag Outlook & Management Seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 14, at the Polk County ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Daily News brings back familiar face

    The Newton Daily News has a familiar face back in its newsroom. Troy Hyde has been hired back to the sports department and will serve as a sports writ ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Sheriffs Office to hand out Trick or Treat Bags

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office will offer a trick-or-treat bag for kids from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Veterans photos due Thursday

    The deadline for submitting veterans photos for the Veterans Day Section are due by Thursday. Submission forms can be seen in the Newton Daily News or ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton. • Wo ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Duane and Floppy festival draws young and old to Capitol II

    Nearly 100 fans took a nostalgic trip Saturday at the Capitol II Theatre in downtown Newton viewing classic clips at the “Duane and Floppy Film Festiv ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Supervisors to hear asbestos bids for former care facility

    The former Jasper County Care Facility has set vacant since 2000, and it looks like time is now ticking on the dilapidated structure.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Vernon rallies Dems in Newton

    Iowa’s Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov. Monica Vernon visits with volunteer Cindy Pollard, of Newton and Chaz Allen Campaign District Coordinator Dan ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Company garden a healthy, bountiful success

    For the past three years, employees at The Vernon Company have taken a unique approach to staying fit. The “Vernon Promo Patch” garden started as a pa ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Berg Elementary finishes 'Great Cause Challenge'

    Several Berg Elementary School staff members put on a skit for the student body on Friday to celebrate a number of things, including the school’s comp ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Frozen Friends

    Christian Ergenbright, 8, of Newton, decorates a pumpkin Friday before hitting the trails of Mariposa Recreational Area near Newton during the 10th an ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • School board pulls property purchase from agenda

    Monday’s meeting of the Newton Community School District Board of Education was to feature a vote on acquiring property, after the board gave Superint ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:20 am
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