Get to Know Matt Muckler

By |September 11th, 2017|

Matt Muckler was appointed as the city administrator for the City of Newton in January of 2017. He was previously the city administrator for the City of West Branch, IA and the assistant to the town manager for Buckeye, AZ.

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Get to Know Sarah Jorges

By |August 22nd, 2017|

Sarah Jorges is a marketing account executive and co-host of the morning show on Energy 106.7 FM. Born and raised in Newton, Sarah returned to her hometown after a decade in Omaha, where she enjoyed a career in nursing. Sarah volunteers on various committees and is an ambassador to the Newton Chamber of Commerce.

Why did you […]

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Get to Know What People Are Saying

By |August 14th, 2017|

What is your favorite summer activity in Newton and why?

“My favorite summer activity is riding bikes to the arboretum with my wife and two children (ages 9 and 2). We load our two year old up in the bike trailer and hit the trails. We are fortunate to live rather close and will often stop […]

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Get to Know Amanda Price

By |July 31st, 2017|

Amanda serves as the Executive Director of the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce. She has worked to create and assist with fun community events such as the Skiff Gala, Thanks With Franks, Re-Prom, Newton Fest, and the 4th of July Parade and festivities. She enjoys volunteering to help keep Newton growing and thriving.

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Get to Know Sveta Miller

By |May 30th, 2017|

Sveta works as an academic advisor for Buena Vista University Newton Site and is an adjunct instructor at DMACC Newton Campus. She is passionate about community involvement and is a 2015 recipient of the DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award. Sveta is currently serving as the President for Project AWAKE, she is a past President and […]

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Get to Know What People Are Saying

By |May 1st, 2017|

What Newton event are you looking forward to this spring and summer?

There is so much to look forward to this summer. The one event that stands out for me is Newton Fest. Every community needs a festival like this that brings people of all ages and interests together for days of fun. Each year, Newton […]

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Get to Know Keith Laube

By |April 25th, 2017|

Keith Laube has been the Newton Public Works Director since 2009. Prior to employment with the City of Newton, Keith worked 18 years for consulting businesses in Wisconsin, Wyoming and Colorado. He earned a degree in civil engineering from Iowa State University and a business degree from Colorado State University. He enjoys participating in triathlons […]

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Get to know Danielle Rogers

By |March 30th, 2017|

Danielle Rogers is the Community Marketing Manager for the City of Newton. She is an active volunteer throughout Central Iowa and in Newton. Danielle is currently serving on the board for United Way of Jasper County, Jasper County Crime Stoppers and is a member of the Drake University Central Iowa Regional Alumni Board. She has volunteered […]

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Get to know Rob Burdess

By |February 1st, 2017|

Chief of Police Rob Burdess has worked in law enforcement since 1997 and has been with the Newton Police Department since 1999, serving as a patrol officer, detective, and patrol Lieutenant. Chief Burdess has served as President of the Iowa State Police Association, Newton Police Association, Rabiner Treatment Center and is also a member of […]

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