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  • April is Fair Housing Month

    April 2014 marks the 46th anniversary of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act. Mayor Mike Hansen is pictured signing a commitment to upholding the fair ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Newton YMCA launches 2014 annual campaign to support community needs

    The Newton YMCA has launched its annual campaign to ensure everyone in the Jasper County area has access to vital community programs and resources tha ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • NHS student places first in state Talents for Christ Competition

    Makayla Nook, daughter of Galyn and Tami Nook, participated in the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches Talents for Christ Competition at Gran ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • McDonald's Legislative Lunch at Capitol

    Rep. Dan Kelley welcomed Ginny Blattert, McDonald’s Franchise owner/operator of the Newton, Iowa Speedway and Colfax McDonald’s, to the statehouse on ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Club Notes

    Daughters of the American Revolution Grinnell ChapterThe Grinnell Chapter of the Daughters of the Am ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • 'Week of the Young Child'

    Five-year-old Reuben Layton, son of Anne and Taylor Layton of Newton, rides a tricycle in the “Week of the Young Child” penny parade on April 11 at th ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • 'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash' opens April 24 at Old Creamery Theatre

    AMANA — “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash,” a musical celebration of the legendary “Man In Black” opens April 24 and runs through May 25 on the ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Cross Walk set for Friday

    The community is invited to attend the annual Cross Walk presented by the Mission Coalition and hosted by the seven downtown churches on Good Friday.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Newton participates in National Citizen Survey

    The City of Newton has recently enrolled in the National Citizen Survey, a scientific study used to measure resident opinion across eight indicators o ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • VFW celebrates 85 years of business on Saturday

    The Marshal F. Foch Veterans of Foreign War Post #1655 will be celebrating 85 years of business all day Saturday.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Parkinson Support Group to meet Monday

    The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Wesley Park Centre Garden Room.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Prescription Drug Drop in Newton April 26

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department, Newton Fire Department and the Youth Prevention Awareness Coalition will be hosting a drive-through prescripti ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Historical Building Preservation Society to meet

    The Newton Historical Building Preservation Society Inc. will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in the Newton Public Works conference room.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • NAMI of Jasper County to meet

    NAMI of Jasper County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Skiff Medical Center south board room just inside the south entrance.   
    April 17, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Get to Know Newton leads media training workshop

    The Get to Know Newton task force has teamed with Brand Driven Digital to lead media workshops designed to help everyone in Newton stay up-to-date in ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
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