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  • Kids-Only Disco Bowl planned for April 18

    A Kids-Only Disco Bowl is planned for 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Cardinal Lanes.Children are i ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Kiwanis to hold fundraiser Monday

    Newton Golden K Kiwanis will hold a Tip Night fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday at Pizza Ranch.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Newton Blood Drive Thursday

    The Newton Community Blood Drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the DMACC Newton Conference Center, 600 N. Second Ave. W.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • CUCC to host program on Sikhism

    Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N. in Newton, will welcome Baljit Virdi of the Iowa Sikh Gurudwara at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday in the Hy-Vee Meeting Room. The program will be presented Calvin Winn who will be discussi ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Send notices to CVB

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau invites the public to send event notices to newtcvb@pcpartner.net for the Newton CVB calendar on its website ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Celebrate National Library Week

    Next week the Newton Public Library will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time t ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • BMS donates to AHA

    More than 130 Berg Middle School students and staff participated in the Get Fired Up fundraiser and raised a total of $1,118 for the American Heart As ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Neal Smith NWR to mark Earth Day with service project

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is planning a service project on Saturday, April 19, to celebrate Earth Day.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Math students attend competition

    On Wednesday, 16 NHS students attended the Little Hawkeye Math Competition at Central College. Joe Malsom received the first place for Freshman; Evan ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition

    Patrick Peyton candidate for House District 29 met with Gov. Mike Huckabee at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition on Tuesday in Waukee.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • State audit report for Jasper County released

    Last week, Iowa State Auditor Mary Mosiman released an audit report that broke down Jasper County’s 2012-13 fiscal year.
    April 15, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Several events relating to Jasper County's veterans set to take place

    The Jasper County Veteran’s Affairs Office wants to make the community aware of several events taking place to aid and support veterans.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • PEO to meet

    PEO Chapter AO will meet at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday at McCann Center for its meeting followed by the combined chapters dinner at 6:30 p.m.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Iowa Job Honors Awards dreams of new kind of hero

    The Iowa Job Honor Awards is the dream of Shenandoah native Kyle Horn.The goal of the awards is to i ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:22 am
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    What are your thoughts on illegal drug use and distribution in Jasper County?
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