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  • American Legion focusing on outreach

    It used to be a common thing to see a yellow ribbon tied around a tree during war time. The ribbon was used to symbolize that either someone from the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Events

    • A Career and College Planning Night for high school sophomores, juniors and their parents will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at DMACC Newton Campus, Room 2 ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Martha Speaks at the library

    Martha Speaks character will visit the Newton Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room. Come for storytime and have your pictur ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Business is booming at Family Video

    “Business is great, business is strong, Newton has been really good to us,” Jerry Morris, manager at Family Video said. In a time when most video stor ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Volunteers answer the call for a wheelchair bound child

    Volunteers answered the call from Kid Assist of Newton to help build a wheelchair ramp at the entrance of a wheelchair bound child’s home Saturday.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Travelin' Traffic Ace XVIII winners annouced

    The Newton Police Department awarded 140 Travelin’ Traffic Ace XVIII mugs to drivers displaying safe and courteous driving skills such as driving the ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Supervisors have packed agenda Tuesday

    After a few slow weeks, business has picked back up for the Jasper County Board of Supervisors, and the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting reflects that.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • New pediatrician joins Skiff

    Skiff Medical Center has a new doctor who is filling a much needed position. Dr. Jennifer Paisley is the new and only pediatrician at Skiff and is als ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Rivera now at Birch Corp Financial in Newton

    Crystal L. Rivera of the Birch Corp Financial in Newton recently completed the five hour agent certification class and is now an authorized independen ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Munson joins Grinnell Mutual

    Miranda Munson, of Newton, recently joined Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company as a publications specialist in the BIS division. Munson holds a bachel ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Davis earns designation of Iowa certified municipal clerk

    City Clerk of Newton Katrina Davis has earned the designation of Iowa Certified Municipal Clerk, which is awarded by the Iowa Municipal Finance Office ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Booster club to host trivia night

    The Newton Athletic Booster Club will host a Trivia Night at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Sugar Grove Winery, 6602 Ginger Ave.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Fair Trade Week planned by The Work of Our Hands

    PELLA —Oct. 21-24 is Fair Trade Week in Pella, with events planned Tuesday through Thursday to highlight fair trade and social sustainability in a glo ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • NPD distributing free Trick-or-Treat Bags

    The Newton Police Department is distributing free Safety Pup trick-or-treat bags from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 30 at the police department, 101 W ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Kids Against Hunger packaging event

    Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will be packaging food to feed families in parts of the world because of a shortage of food Nov. 8. The host for the ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
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