News Flash

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 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: September 17, 2021

GlassHouse and Engage Coworking Hosting Small Business Summit

Small Business Summit

We will start with a tour and breakdown of GlassHouse with Miranda Caldwell of The Miranda C Marketing giving a talk about the basics of small business marketing. After that, we will do a walking tour from Newton's Downtown to the Legacy Plaza ar...

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City of Newton's Economic Development Partners
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Pint Sized Science

The Newton Public Library is offering Pint Size Science classes at the Library this fall. The classes are for PreK through 2nd grade (child must be at least 5 years old). A light snack will be served at each session. All classes will be held in the librar...

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Newton Public Library
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Mayor signs proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency through September 30, 2021

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: 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 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: 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