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    • Newton Golden K Kiwanis will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hy-Vee Meeting Room, in Newton.• Alcoholic ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet Tuesday at 9:30 am at the Newton Village. The program will be Hunger in the Heartland by Phil Sickles.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • One Voice community prayer Tuesday

    The United Presbyterian Church will host the October One Voice community prayer gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday, 220 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Tdap vaccine required for secondary students

    Woodrow Wilson Elementary School recently posted a friendly reminder that many parents may have overlooked but is necessary to keeping a child enrolle ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Rescue Training

    The Kellogg Fire Department Hosted a grain bin rescue training session Tuesday at the fire station in Kellogg. Fire department personnel, area farmers ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Newton Development Corporation honors local businesses

    Three local businesses were honored Thursday at the Newton Development Corporation’s annual Salute to Business and Industry Luncheon at the DMACC Conf ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • McTeacher Night raises money for local schools

    With its McTeacher Night coming up and its sign-up list nearly full, the staff at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is laying down the gauntlet to th ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Noon Kiwanis installs officers

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis recently installed new officers for the 2014-2015 term (from left) Treasurer Nancy Janssen, President Elect Jeff Pence, Secret ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Baxter FFA kicks off fruit sales

    The Baxter FFA hosted its annual fruit sales kickoff event Oct. 2.FFA members will be selling fruit, ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Newton DMACC hosts coat drive in October

    Des Moines Area Community College, KCWI and UnityPoint Health-Des Moines are sponsoring a Giving Warmth Coat Drive Monday through Oct. 20. at the DMAC ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • City Council to consider more demolition contracts

    A number of properties will be considered for demolition contracts at Monday’s Newton City Council meeting. The council will also consider amending th ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Selected to Jazz Hall of Fame

    PELLA — Gabriel Espinosa, associate professor of music at Central College, has been unanimously selected by the Greater Des Moines Community Jazz Cent ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • NDC and NHDC adopt Newton community brand

    A little over a half-year following the launch of Newton’s community brand, ‘Get to Know Newton’ has been adopted by the Newton Housing Development Co ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Homemade pie available at flea market

    Mission Coalition will sell homemade pies from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at the McCann Center Flea Market, 1115 S. Eight Ave. E. in Newton. Proceeds wi ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Section of North Fourth Avenue East to temporarily close for street work

    The area on North Fourth Avenue East, between First Street North and East Fourth Street North, will close at 6 p.m. Saturday for additional pavement r ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:42 am
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