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05/29/15 Newton Police Charge Assailant Who Was Stabbed


THE NEWTON POLICE HAVE FILED A FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY CHARGE AGAINST A MAN WHO WAS STABBED EARLIER THIS MONTH. 

05/29/15 Probation Violation Send Newton 19 Year Old To Prison


A NEWTON 19 YEAR OLD WHO VIOLATED HER PROBATION FROM A PRIOR METH CONVICTION, HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON. A JUDGE REVOKED THE PROBATION GIVEN KEELY MARIE MURPHY LAST AUGUST.

05/29/15 State Petition Filed Against Newton Memorial Park Cemetary


THE IOWA INSURANCE COMMISSION IS ASKING THE CITY OF NEWTON TO TAKE OVER NEWTON MEMORIAL PARK CEMETARY…ON FIRST AVENUE EAST. 

05/29/15 Suspended Prison Term For 65 Year Old Felon With A Gun


A 65 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN HAS BEEN GIVEN A SUSPENDED 5 YEAR PRISON TERM FOR POSSESSING A FIREARM AS A FELON. MICHAEL WILLIAM McDANIELS WAS ARRESTED SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT APRIL 6TH. 

05/28/15 Newton Business Community Cleaning Streets Next Week


LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS AND THEIR EMPLOYEES WILL BE LITERALLY TRYING TO CLEAN UP THE STREETS IN DOWNTOWN NEWTON NEXT WEEK.

05/28/15 Affordable Care Act Health Rates Could Rise


THE ONLY HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDER OFFERING SUBSIDIZED COVERAGE THROUGH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT IN IOWA, WANTS TO RAISE RATES BY AT LEAST 18-PERCENT. 

05/28/15 Newton Mom Sentenced For Daughter's Sexual Abuse


A 38 YEAR OLD NEWTON WOMAN WHO ALLOWED HER PRE-TEENAGE DAUGHTER TO HAVE SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A 23 YEAR OLD MAN FOR OVER A YEAR, IS NOW SERVING 10 DAYS IN JAIL. 

05/28/15 Newton's Maytag Pool Opens Friday


TODAY IS THE FINAL DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR IN NEWTON. THAT MEANS MAYTAG POOL WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON TOMORROW. 

05/28/15 Newton Landfill Now Has 24/7 Drop Off Area


THE NEWTON SANITARY LANDFILL NOW HAS AN AREA WHERE RECYCLING, GRASS CLIPPINGS, AND LEAVES CAN BE DROPPED OFF ANYTIME. THERE’S NO CHARGE FOR THESE ITEMS.

05/27/15 Newton Man Facing 2nd Possible Domestic Assault Posts Bond


  A 30 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING A WOMAN IN A MOVING CAR SUNDAY, HAS BONDED OUT OF THE JASPER COUNTY JAIL. 

05/27/15 51 Year Old Newton Domestic Assault Suspect Bonds


A 51 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC ASSAULT AT HIS HOME AROUND 8 LAST NIGHT, BONDED OUT OF JAIL THIS AFTERNOON. 

05/27/15 Newton Police Chief Search About To Begin


THE PROCESS OF SELECTING A NEW POLICE CHIEF IS ABOUT TO BEGIN IN NEWTON. CURRENT CHIEF JEFF HOEBELHEINRICH IS ON EXTENDED VACATION PENDING HIS OFFICIAL RETIREMENT IN EARLY SEPTEMBER. 

05/27/15 Local Unemployment Falls Significantly In April


LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT TOOK A SIGNIFICANT DROP IN APRIL. IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SAYS AN ADDITIONAL 280 JASPER COUNTY RESIDENTS HAD JOBS LAST MONTH. 

05/27/15 Shoplifting Suspect Displays Gun At Newton Grocery Store


A CHICAGO PIPE-FITTER IS IN THE JASPER COUNTY JAIL, ACCUSED OF SHOWING A GUN WHILE STEALING GROCERIES IN NEWTON LAST NIGHT. 

05/27/15 Beck's Hybrids Has Purchased Land For Colfax Facility


BECK’S HYBRIDS ANNOUNCED LATE YESTERDAY….THE PURCHASE OF THE 80 ACRES NORTH OF COLFAX, THAT WILL BE HOME TO A 90-THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT SEED DISTRIBUTION AND RESEARCH FACILITY. 

05/26/15 Newton Woman Gets 10-Year Prison Term For Stabbing


10 YEARS IN PRISON IS THE SENTENCE A 33 YEAR OLD NEWTON WOMAN RECEIVED TODAY FOR HER ROLE IN A DECEMBER 3RD STABBING. 

05/26/15 Several Bridge And Road Projects Scheduled This Year


ROAD AND BRIDGE WORK WILL SOON BE GETTING INTO FULL SWING. IN JASPER COUNTY…SEVERAL BRIDGE PROJECTS ARE TO BE DONE. 

05/26/15 Newton Man Faces 2nd O-W-I Conviction After Weekend Stop


A 32 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN FACES A 2ND DRUNK DRIVING CONVICTION FOLLOWING AN ARREST LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. 

05/26/15 Mosquito Spraying Begins In Monroe This Week


THEY WILL BE SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITO'S IN MONROE LATER THIS WEEK. AGAIN THIS YEAR...THE CITY OF ALTOONA WILL SPRAY MONROE DURING THE MONTHS OF MAY, JUNE, JULY, AND AUGUST. 

05/26/15 PCM Grants Administrators Small 2015-2016 Salary Increase


THURSDAY IS THE FINAL DAY OF CLASSES FOR PCM’S CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR. WHEN ADMINISTRATORS RETURN IN AUGUST…THEY’LL BE EARNING ALITTLE MORE MONEY.

05/25/15 Rainy Weather Moves Memorial Day Weekend Events Inside


TODAY'S MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE IN NEWTON WILL BE HELD AT THE VFW HALL INSTEAD OF UNION CEMETARY. IT BEGINS AT 10A.M..

05/22/15 State Incentives For Proposed Colfax Seed Corn Facility Approved


STATE INCENTIVES FOR BECK’S HYBRID’S TO BUILD A SEED CORN DISTRIBUTION AND RETAIL CENTER ALONG INTERSTATE 80 AT COLFAX, WERE APROVED TODAY BY THE IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD. 

05/22/15 Newton And PCM Commencements Sunday Afternoon


COMMENCEMENTS FOR THE NEWTON AND PCM CLASSES OF 2015 WILL BE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON. NEWTON HAS 177 SENIORS WHILE PCM HAS 81.

05/11/15 Newton Woman Serving O-W-I Jail Term In Her Home


A 47 YEAR OLD NEWTON WOMAN ARRESTED IN DECEMBER FOR DRIVING WITH A BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT OVER TWICE THE LIMIT….HAS STARTED SERVING A 30-DAY JAIL TERM IN HER HOME. MELISSA KAY ATWOOD PLED GUILTY TO O-W-I. THE JUDGE RULED SHE COULD SERVE HER JAIL TER