News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2021

Get to Know GlassHouse

GlassHouse, located at 102 1st St N in Newton, is a new small business incubator to help grow all the local entrepreneurial ideas. The incubator offers the following: a space for you to rent that comes with an office manager to help sell your business whi...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Fall & Winter Safety Tips from NFD

Cooler weather is here and it is never too soon to take some preliminary action to prepare for cooler temperatures. Not only will it save you money on your utility bills it will help ensure your safety and comfort during cold weather. 

Home Heatin...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Jasper County Auditor's Office Official Notice of Combined City & School Election

Roll of stickers with the words "I Voted" on them.

Notice from the Jasper County hereby given to the qualified electors of Jasper County, State of Iowa, that the Combined City & School election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. All Jasper County residents will vote in Jasper County for all Ci...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: October 18, 2021

How to Handle Yard Waste This Fall

24/7 Free Yard Waste Area

Newton residents may dispose of leaves, small twigs less than one-quarter inch in diameter, hedge trimmings, garden waste and weeds for FREE at the Newton Sanitary Landfill. 

Just visit the designated 24/7 free yard waste ...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Newton Fire Department Responds to Thombert for Roof Fire

News Release

The Newton Fire Department responded to a commercial fire on the roof of Thombert, located at 316 E 7th St N, at 3:29 PM on October 9, 2021.

Employees discovered the smoke and pulled the fire alarm to evacuate the building. Fire crews found smoke showing f...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: October 6, 2021

2021 HMA Resurfacing Project Update - October 6

The City of Newton was given an updated schedule for by In-Roads on October 6. The streets that In-Roads plans to resurface include the following:

1. E 14th St S, E 15th St S, and S 6th Ave E

2.  N 4th Ave E between E 10th St N and E 15th St N

3. S ...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: October 6, 2021

2021 HMA Resurfacing Project Update - October 6

The City of Newton was given an updated schedule for by In-Roads on October 6. The streets that In-Roads plans to resurface include the following:

1. E 14th St S, E 15th St S, and S 6th Ave E

2.  N 4th Ave E between E 10th St N and E 15th St N

3. S ...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Adult Take & Make Craft: Ghost Jar

Crafters will need to supply their own scissors, sewing needle, and black marker. All other materials will be provided. Supplies are limited and registration is recommended to reserve a craft kit. Registration opens October 4th. Please call 641-792-4108 t...

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Newton Public Library
Posted on: October 4, 2021

LIHEAP Provides Heating Assistance

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season.  

When to Apply

Applications for t...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Monster Mash!

How to play:

  1. Complete your Monster Mash bracket by selecting a winning monster or villain for each round. You can select your favorite monster, or guess which monster will be most popular with voters.
  2. Turn in your bracket at the library. Don't forg...
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Additional Info... Newton Public Library
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Newton Public Library Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Download the free GooseChase app on your phone or mobile device and search for game name Newton Public Library Halloween Hunt or enter game code WPKE6K. Find as many of the items on our list as you can while competing with other teams. One lucky team will...

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Newton Public Library
Posted on: October 1, 2021

2021 HMA Resurfacing Project Update

In-Roads plans to continue resurfacing on Monday, October 4. The primary streets will be N 4th Ave E from E 10th St N to E 15th St N and the loop around E 14th St S, S 6th Ave E, and E 15th St S.; if ahead of schedule they may begin working on S 5th Ave E...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: October 1, 2021

2021 HMA Resurfacing Project Update

In-Roads plans to continue resurfacing on Monday, October 4. The primary streets will be N 4th Ave E from E 10th St N to E 15th St N and the loop around E 14th St S, S 6th Ave E, and E 15th St S.; if ahead of schedule they may begin working on S 5th Ave E...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: October 1, 2021

City of Newton officials release statement about TPI Composites potential suspension of production

City officials released the following statement on TPI Composites (TPI) and their plans of a potential suspension of production at their Newton facility later this year. 

“It’s unfortunate that industry specific issues may caus...

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Read the Newton Daily News article for more info. City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Mayor signs proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency through October

Mayor Michael L. Hansen signed a proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster through September 30, 2021. The proclamation continues to encourage residents to follow mitigation measures recommended by the Iowa Department of Public Health. It also en...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Change in Library Hours in Effect September 27 through October 22

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Starting Monday, September 27, the Library will be closing at 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, instead of 8 p.m. Normal library hours will resume on Monday, October 25. If you have questions, please reach out to the Newton Public Library at 641-792-4108.

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Newton Public Library
Posted on: September 24, 2021

2021 HMA Resurfacing Project Begins on September 27th

HMA Resurfacing Project

 In-Roads, LLC will begin construction on September 27, 2021 as part of the City of Newton’s 2021 HMA Resurfacing Project. The streets included in the project are:

Residents in the neighborhoods will receive door hangers with information when In-R...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: September 24, 2021

2021 HMA Resurfacing Project Begins on September 27th

HMA Resurfacing Project

 In-Roads, LLC will begin construction on September 27, 2021 as part of the City of Newton’s 2021 HMA Resurfacing Project. The streets included in the project are:

Residents in the neighborhoods will receive door hangers with information when In-R...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Newton Police Department Completes August Seatbelt Survey

Seatbelt

The Newton Police Department conducted a seatbelt usage survey on August 26, 2021, that showed strong results by motorists in the community. 

During the survey, Newton police observed 97 percent of drivers properly wearing their seatbelts, a 2 per...

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Newton Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2021

October Monthly Mystery Bag

Mystery bags have a different theme every month and contain a surprise selection of 4-5 books and movies, and an adult craft. Return the books and movies when you're done with them - keep the craft! October's theme is "Thrills &...

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Additional Info... Newton Public Library
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Notify County Dispatch First Before Doing a Large Scale Burn

The Jasper County Fire Chief’s Association is asking for Jasper county residents to notify the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center before doing a large scale burn. At this point of the year, more and more people will begin d...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Mahaska Communication Group Announces Broadband Expansion to Newton

Mahaska Communication Group

The team at MCG is excited to announce that they are bringing their World-Class Service to the community of Newton.  MCG will make available broadband internet service with speeds up to 2 gigabits per second to every premise in the Newton city li...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Mahaska Communication Group Announces Broadband Expansion to Newton

Mahaska Communication Group

The team at MCG is excited to announce that they are bringing their World-Class Service to the community of Newton.  MCG will make available broadband internet service with speeds up to 2 gigabits per second to every premise in the Newton city li...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Mahaska Communication Group Announces Broadband Expansion to Newton

Mahaska Communication Group

The team at MCG is excited to announce that they are bringing their World-Class Service to the community of Newton.  MCG will make available broadband internet service with speeds up to 2 gigabits per second to every premise in the Newton city li...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners
Posted on: August 19, 2021

NTT Indycar Series Returns to Iowa for 2022 Doubleheader

NTT IndyCar Series Iowa 300

The NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Hy-Vee, a grocery chain based in the Midwest, have announced a new multiyear agreement, which returns the excitement of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES to the Iowa Speedway. Hy-Vee will provide broad support for next year’s dou...

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For more details about this event click here. City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Solicitor’s Permits in Newton

Solicitor Permits Newton

The City of Newton requires a permit for any person who represents themselves, any business, organization, or group soliciting or attempting to solicit from residences, or upon the public right-of-way or street, monies, contributions, or orders for goods,...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Solicitor’s Permits in Newton

Solicitor Permits Newton

The City of Newton requires a permit for any person who represents themselves, any business, organization, or group soliciting or attempting to solicit from residences, or upon the public right-of-way or street, monies, contributions, or orders for goods,...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Newton Legacy Reinvestment District Receives Provisional Award of $14 Million

Newton Legacy Reinvestment District

Iowa Economic Development Authority announced today that the Newton Legacy Reinvestment District project was selected to receive a provisional award of 14 million dollars from the Iowa Reinvestment District Program. The partnership between Catalyst Develo...

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City of Newton - Community Development
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Britton Named Newton Police Department's Community Engagement Officer

Officer Julie Britton

The Newton Police Department's goals is to be more proactive with its policing, as opposed to reactive. With that in mind, creating a community engagement officer position within the Newton Police Department has been a work in progress on for sev...

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Newton Police Department