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Bus Driver Shortage in Newton School District Slowly Improving According to Transportation Supervisor

Progress is being made to address the shortage of drivers for school buses and suburbans in the…

Special Election In House District 29 Today

It’s election day in most of Jasper County. A special election is being held to fill the…

City of Newton Petitioning Court for Ownership of Derecho Damaged Home

The City of Newton is petitioning the court to take ownership of what appears to be an…

Roof Fire at Thombert’s in Newton Quickly Extinguished Saturday

A small fire on the roof of Thombert’s manufacturing in Newton Saturday afternoon was quickly extinguished by…

Second Proposed Plan for Iowa Legislative Redistricting to Be Unveiled Later This Month

The Iowa Legislature could be able to vote on a second plan for reconfiguring the boundaries of…

Newton City Council Approves the Sale of Three Former Dangerous & Dilapidated Building Lots

The Newton City Council has approved purchase bids for three former Dangerous & Dilapidated Buildings Program lots…