Get to Know Bob Knabel

By |April 28th, 2014|

City Administrator Bob Knabel started his service for the City a little more than 2 years ago. Find out what he thinks you should get to know about Newton!

Q: What do you think people should “get to know” about Newton?

A: Whether through “Renew Newton,” OPEN, the “Transformation Council,” or the recent “Comprehensive Plan,” residents have […]

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We’ve Reached 1,000 Facebook Likes!

By |April 21st, 2014|

During the last few months we have been running a social media campaign to reach new people and asking them to Get To Know Newton. Our social media efforts included blog posts through this website, Twitter, and Facebook. Recently we reached 1,000 Likes on Facebook and would love to share and celebrate this […]

Introducing the 1st Avenue of Sculpture & Art

By |April 8th, 2014|

The Iowa Sculpture Festival, Centre for Arts and Artists, Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, ReNew Newton, individuals and businesses with the encouragement and collaboration of the City of Newton, Iowa have joined to establish the “First Avenue of Sculpture and Art” program with the intent to Educate, Excite and Entertain the Citizens and Visitors […]

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Take a Blast to the Past at the Jasper County Museum

By |April 7th, 2014|

This summer, be sure to visit the Jasper County Museum, where you will find a blending of existing as well as brand-new exhibit areas.  Get to know Newton’s history, by delving into the following new and renovated exhibits:

  • A new display, “Winderful Tales,” tells the story of wind power in Jasper County, from the windmills of early […]
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Get to Know the Valle Drive-In

By |April 7th, 2014|

Families are playing ball in the grass.  The air smells of popcorn.  As the sun sinks slowly from the sky, anticipation grows.  Then, just as the first stars start to appear, the light flickers on the screen.  Its show time at Valle Drive-In!  For us, and for many of you, summer is not complete without […]

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Get to Know the Newton Community School District

By |April 7th, 2014|

The motto of the Newton Community School District is to do whatever it takes to ensure all students learn to think, innovate and succeed. This can-do attitude is reflected in many ways:

  • Our four elementary schools have small class sizes, up-to-date facilities, and capacity to grow. No temporary trailer classrooms or kindergarten lotteries here. The personal […]
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The Newton YMCA: More than just a Fitness Center

By |April 7th, 2014|

The YMCA has been serving Newton for 140 years through a variety of exercise, recreational and fellowship opportunities.While widely seen as a fitness center, the Newton YMCA is so much more. As one of the largest non-profits in Newton, the YMCA provides a safe, fun and educational outlet for thousands of […]

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