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  • Primetime potluck and program Monday

    Primetime Fellowship of Community Heights Alliance Church will host a potluck meal and program by Lisa Blommers and Tyler Richards at 6 p.m. Monday in ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • School board urged to return Emerson Hough to elementary school

    School Improvement Advisory Committee members Chantelle Lundberg, Sara Van Manen, Paula Klosterboer and Tammy Parriott recommended that the board of e ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Four buildings to be demolished by city

    Three buildings located south of Skiff Medical Center and one a block southeast on East Fourth Street North were boarded up and marked for demolition, ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Johnson Aviation former owner, founder honored

    Lisa NasalroadAccounts Manager Johnson Aviation, Inc. 641-792-1292 (Office) nasalroadlisa@hotmail.com Earl Johnson (founder).  The other is Bill Smoth ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Heartland Co-op has merger

    The merger of one of central Iowa’s largest cooperatives, West Des Moines-based Heartland Co-op, with United Western Coop became official this month.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Reasnor native involved in research on greenhouse gas

    CROOKSTON, Minn. — Nate Harthoorn, of Reasnor, a junior majoring in natural resources, has been involved in a research project focused on greenhouse g ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Severe storm targeting Iowa

    A severe storm system is expected to hit Iowa starting late this afternoon and last into the night, including risks of severe weather with damaging wi ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Kid Assist to hold open house

    Kid Assist Inc. is holding an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Friendship House, located at 213 N. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • NCRC assessment offered Sept. 15-17 at DMACC

    The National Career Readiness Certificate assessment is being offered at no cost from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 15 to 17 at DMACC Newton Campus.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Recorder's office open limited hours Wednesday

    The Jasper County Recorder’s Office will be closed for part of the day on Wednesday to host a statewide software meeting.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Local DAR chapter to meet Saturday

    The Grinnell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Centre for Art & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • NPD silent auction set for Saturday

    The Newton Police Department will have a silent auction from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the back lot of the police department, 101 W. Fourth St. S.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Warner reunion set for Saturday

    The Warner family reunion is set for 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Maytag Park west shelter house. ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • SSMID Board to meet

    The Newton Downtown SSMID Board will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Newton Public Works building, 1700 N. Fourth Ave. W. Agenda items include revi ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Progress Industries celebrates Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week

    Progress Industries is celebrating National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week this week in an effort to honor individuals who provide supp ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:44 am
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