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  • State Fair Winners

    • Gavin Banderhorst of Prairie City placed fifth in junior individual judging; and first place along with teammates Cole Moeller of West Point, Mitche ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Temporary one lane road closure 
across Red Rock Dam

    One lane of T-15 that crosses over the Red Rock Dam will be closed so workers can safely widen that section of road in order to add a turning lane.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Light to to lead Chamber

    Craig Light made it no secret there was something in Newton that he coveted most of all and on Monday morning, he finally got it.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • JCBOH to meet Thursday

    The Jasper County Board of Health will meet at noon Thursday in the County Annex Building. ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Prairie City CRC hosting Kids Funfest Saturday

    Kids Funfest will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Christian Reformed Church, 608 E. Sixth St. in Prairie City, weather permitting. This is for co ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Scrimmages this week

    The NCMP Aquagirls have a scrimmage swim meet Tuesday at Maytag Pool. The swimming events begin at 5 p.m. There will also be several diving events.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Thomas Jefferson introducing new traffic policies

    Traffic jams at drop-off and pick-up times at Thomas Jefferson Elementary has become a common occurrence over the last few years, and now principal Li ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Buses back on the roads

    When students in the Newton Community School District return to classes on Tuesday, it will also mark the return of school buses to the roads. More ve ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Peck children enjoy sculpture tour

    Children from Peck Child Development Center recently took an art/sculpture tour led by Linda Klepinger of the Centre for Arts & Artists. The tour incl ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Final summer weekend events draw a crowd

    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • City seeks citizen input with online surveys

    As a part of the two year check of Newton’s Comprehensive Plan, the city is hosting two online surveys on its website.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Booster Club looks for new members

    The Newton Athletic Booster Club is looking to boost its memberships this school year.A membership p ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Custom, 3D art a specialty at Duckie Diva's

    Starting as an in home business in January, Duckie Diva’s found out quickly it needed a little more space and privacy. That brought owners Amanda Van ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Board of supervisors to meet Aug. 26

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors will not meet Tuesday. No items were presented to the board for action or discussion. The next scheduled meetin ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:16 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.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:16 am
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    Reader Poll

    Are you satisfied with the updated visitors policy passed by the Newton school board that requires guests to show an ID?