How to Handle Yard Waste This Fall

By |October 17th, 2017|

Here are four ways to handle your yard waste this fall.

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Get to know Natalie Umsted

By |February 3rd, 2017|

Natalie and her husband, Zach, moved to Newton in 2013. Natalie is involved with several community boards and committees, including Implementing Newton’s Future/Hometown Pride, the Centre for Arts and Artists, Chamber Ambassadors, and Young Professionals of Jasper County. Natalie recently completed the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute and was a 2015 finalist for the Central […]

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Get to know Nathan Unsworth

By |February 1st, 2017|

Nathan Unsworth is the Administrative Parks Superintendent for the City of Newton. He actively volunteers is a wide variety of roles throughout the community, including serving on the boards for Young Professional of Jasper County, Project AWAKE, and others. He has brought many new community events to Newton including the Summer Concert Series at the […]

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Ideas for DMACC’s Greenspace

By |January 10th, 2017|

Over the course of the fall semester, the City of Newton, through the Hometown Pride program, partnered with the Iowa State University Landscape Design Studio to develop concepts for the three acre greenspace between DMACC’s Newton campus and the recently-acquired DMACC Maytag Campus. The class, which was composed of senior and graduate students, brought energy […]

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Get to Know Director of Planning and Zoning Erin Chambers

By |January 10th, 2017|

Erin Chambers has worked for the City of Newton for the past 10 years- first as the City Planner, then as the Director of Planning and Zoning. Erin also serves on the Executive Board for the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association. She earned a B.A. in Communication Studies and a M. A. in […]

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Get to know the Newton American Legion

By |November 21st, 2016|

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States. Membership swiftly grew to over 1 million, and […]

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Coffee with a Cop

By |August 25th, 2015|

The Newton Police Department is excited with the success of the Coffee with a Cop program. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and discuss concerns with their local police officers.

The majority of contacts law enforcement has with the public happen during emergencies, or emotional situations. Those situations […]

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NASCAR Hauler Parade to drive through Newton

By |July 29th, 2015|

On Thursday, July 30, a NASCAR Hauler Parade will tour through the streets of Newton, giving residents and visitors an up-close an personal look at each of the haulers that transport cars from place to place. Lasting from 6:00 p.m. to approximately 6:20 p.m., the parade will start at Iowa Speedway, headed north on Iowa […]

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2015 Newton Fest Sponsorship Packages

By |May 7th, 2015|

PLATINUM Package – $1,000 Sponsorship Level (2 available)
* Logo and link to business web site prominently displayed Newton Fest web site’s home page
* Your logo appearing prominently on 5,000 pocket schedules
* Your business logo appearing on all posters
* Business logo appearing in print advertising & mentioned on radio
* Business will be announced as sponsor at […]

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