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Did you know? The Newton Public Library is available anytime, anyplace

Do you want to download the newest songs to your iPod or MP3 player? How about read or listen to books on your mobile phone, tablet, or eReader? Then you should check out the Newton […]

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Get out and play!

The cold weather is no excuse for staying indoors—especially when there is so much fun to be had outdoors! Check out these local and nearby activities this winter:


Sledding: Our favorite sledding hill is at Sunset […]

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Did you know? Newton firefighters train every day

Over the past few months, the news has been flooded with information regarding training for emergency responders to handle Ebola cases. With Ebola—and with many other dangerous diseases and situations—improper response and patient care can […]

Get to know Newton, Iowa’s community partners

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Get to Know Newton

“Get to Know Newton” is a new way to introduce people to Newton, Iowa. Located 30 minutes East of downtown Des Moines, our central Iowa location makes us the perfect City for raising a family, starting a business, or building a home. The Newton, Iowa community has many great amenities – excellent schools, unique entertainment, and beautiful parks. “Get to Know Newton” is our open invitation to organizations, companies, and individuals to get to know our community. If you haven’t been to Newton, join us by watching a race at the Iowa Speedway, catching a movie at the Valle Drive-In, or visiting for events such as the Iowa Sculpture Festival or the Bowlful of Blues. If you are a long-time Newton, Iowa resident, revisit the things you love about your community. Get to know Newton, Iowa today by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. To share your own Newton, Iowa stories and join the conversation, use the hashtag #KnowNewton.