Still planning your Halloween costume? Here are 5 Newton-themed ideas.

By |October 24th, 2014|

Still working on putting together your 2014 Halloween costume? We’ve got five great Newton-themed ideas for you! If you use one of these ideas, be sure to use the #KnowNewton while you’re out and about!

1. The Newton Cardinal

Show your red pride by dressing as a Newton Cardinal for 2014. We’d love to see some great […]

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Newton wins best tasting water in Iowa

By |October 13th, 2014|

The Newton WaterWorks won the Best Tasting Water in Iowa award this week at the 99th Iowa Section of the American Water Works Association conference at the Prairie Meadows Hotel in Altoona.  The competition held in Altoona received samples from Iowa cities and were ranked by an impartial panel of judges in a blind taste […]

Competition Announced! A tale of two Newtons: Kansas VS Iowa

By |October 13th, 2014|

Newton, Iowa, are you ready to rumble? Newton, Kansas, has challenged us – which Newton is the best around?

Today marks the start of the Newton vs. Newton Challenge, a series of contests designed to foster community pride and have fun with a little friendly rivalry. The competitions include:

  1. “The most popular Newton”: This challenge will be […]
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Considering a new home? Build your dream home in Newton.

By |October 9th, 2014|

The City of Newton is offering significant incentives to both home buyers and builders, with the objective of jump-starting new home construction.

The City is offering ten thousand dollars ($10,000) cash to anyone purchasing a new home built inside the city limits in 2014, with no-fee building permits and a guarantee to builders should their new […]

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Get to Know The Hunter Mansion

By |October 6th, 2014|

Did you know Newton is home to a historic mansion?

The Hunter Mansion was built in 1900 and the interior is beautifully ornate. There is an open staircase in the front foyer, beamed ceilings in the dining room and century old radiators throughout the home.  This historic beauty houses a Tea Room, Gift Shop, and moonlights as […]

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Two Newtons. One victor. Which city will come out on top?

By |October 3rd, 2014|

From October 13-October 24, Newton will be participating in the first-ever Newton VS Newton challenge. During these two weeks, the Newton, Iowa community will be competing against the Newton, Kansas community in a variety of challenge which encourage citizens to show community pride, get involved, and show off their respective communities.

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A spook-tacular Halloween in Newton

By |October 1st, 2014|

Looking to celebrate Halloween? Look no further than Newton! Here’s your guide to all of the great up-coming events.

 

Thursday, October 30

4:30-6:30 p.m. Downtown Trick-or-Treat 

4:30-5:30 p.m. Pet Kingdom Halloween Pet Costume Contest on the west side of the courthouse

4:30-6:30 p.m. E-Clips Spooky Salon/Haunted House 

5:00-7:00 p.m. McCann Village Trick-or-Treat

5:00-8:00 p.m. Skiff-or-Treat at Skiff Medical Center

6:00 p.m. Halloween […]

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Maytag Dairy Farms Harvest Party

By |October 1st, 2014|

Get to know Maytag Dairy Farms on Saturday, October 4 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at their annual Harvest Party celebration.

You will have the opportunity to sample gourmet cheeses, pick your own popcorn, and take a farm tour in a horse-drawn surrey. This event is free and family friendly.

Maytag Dairy Farms is located at 2282 […]

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Rock the Rink!

By |October 1st, 2014|

Join the fun, Saturday, October 25th 7:00 pm to midnight at the West Gate Coliseum (formerly Skate Castle).  Featuring:  The Harvest Band, Richie Lee & The Fabulous 50′s, Dani Heikkela, The 8 Track Band and special guests Ritchie Valens sister Connie Valens and Kevin King.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $16 at the door.  They […]

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