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    • Celebrate Recovery for Women led by Nina Robson will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N in Newton. 
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Classic Newton band reuniting for benefit concert

    Rock ‘n’ Roll and rollerskates will come together for the “Rock the Rink” benefit concert, 7 p.m., Oct. 25, at the recently reopened West Gate skating ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Candidates agree on goals, disagree on path in League forum

    There were few surprises in Thursday’s League of Women Voters’ Candidate Forum at Newton City Hall, as hopefuls seeking election in Iowa Senate Distri ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Two properties in D&D program up for sale

    The purchase of two properties in the D&D program will be discussed at the Monday Newton City Council meeting. Properties at 315 E. 15th St. N. and 60 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Celebrating 11 years

    Lines stretched out the door as Newton Village celebrated its 11th Anniversary with an open house along with a soup supper Thursday. The dining room w ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • DMACC, ICAN partnering to help promote post-high school options for students

    Four-year school or two-year school? Go to a technical institute or find a job? With more and more post-high school options becoming available, some s ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Schmidt named to Wartburg homecoming court

    Marcus Schmidt, of Baxter, was one of 10 students named to the homecoming court at Wartburg College in Waverly. Schmidt is majoring in business admini ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • National Teen Driver Safety Week begins Sunday

    Today’s youth are busier and more engaged than ever. Unfortunately, this also means they have more things to distract them, especially while they are ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • NHS Fall Festival Monday

    The Newton High School Music Department will present the annual Fall Festival of Music at 7 p.m. Monday in the Center for Performance. The band will s ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Martha Speaks to visit the library Tuesday

    Wilbor or Freegal asking you for a PIN?Logging into Wilbor, Freegal and our library will now require ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Parkinson’s support group to meet Monday at Park Centre

    The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Wesley Park Centre Garden Room. A representative from MEDTRONICS will discuss d ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Loebsack tours REG Biorefinery upgrade

    U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack toured the upgrade at the Newton Biorefinery at Renewable Energy Group Wednesday.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • 'Tweener' status an obstacle for Skiff to overcome

    Skiff Medical Center’s recent challenges have been well documented and discussed throughout the community — the reasons behind the challenges and what ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Local veteran grateful to have letter he wrote in WWII returned

    Like many men from his generation, Newton resident Don Hummel served his country as a member of the armed services. And like many of his peers, sendin ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Glow Run set for Nov. 2

    The Cardinal 5K Glow Run will begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at H.A. Lynn Stadium in Newton.The event is spo ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:08 am
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