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The future of Newton parks

Staff members of the Public Works Parks and Grounds Division often receive the question “What do you do in the winter?” Winter is certainly a less hectic time, but with so many upcoming improvement projects, […]

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Newton VS Newton creates an Iowa VS Kansas showdown

Newton, Iowa, are you ready? It’s time to prove that Newton, Iowa is the best Newton around.

Today marks the start of the Newton vs. Newton Challenge, a series of contests designed to foster community pride […]

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Newton named a top community by Realtor.com

Newton received national attention this week for the community’s low unemployment rate, job opportunities, and affordability by being named one of Realtor.com’s “Top 10 Affordable Small Towns Where You’d Actually Want to Live.”

To find the […]

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.