News Flash

Posted on: January 19, 2022

Service Disruption - Phones/Internet/Email at City Offices Not Available

The City of Newton will be experiencing a service disruption to our internet service on Friday, January 21 at 2 p.m. through the end of the business day as upgrades are made to the system. Our phone and email system will be inaccessible at the time, so pl...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Newton Fire Department Reminds Residents about Testing Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Do you test your carbon monoxide (CO) alarms once a month? It’s important to test your CO alarms that often to make sure they’re working properly. Your CO alarm provides an early warning of deadly CO gas.

“Often called the invisible killer, CO is an odorle...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Mayor Signs Proclamation Continuing the Public Health Disaster Through January 2022

Mayor Michael L. Hansen signed a proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster through January 31, 2022. The proclamation continues to encourage residents to follow mitigation measures recommended by the Iowa Department of Public Health. It also enco...

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City of Newton - Administration
Posted on: January 4, 2022

NFD Reminds Residents about Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements and Recommendations

Are carbon monoxide (CO) alarms installed and maintained in your home? If not, then you and everyone in your household could be at risk of CO poisoning. Carbon monoxide alarms inside your home provide an early warning of the presence of deadly carbon mono...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Winter Trail Loop at Agnes Patterson Park

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The City of Newton's Community Services Department is doing a trial run on a new winter recreation activity - a winter trail loop! Department staff will be clearing snow from the hike & bike trail loop at Agnes Patterson Park to provide a wal...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Cardinal Pond Closed for Winter

Cardinal Pond is CLOSED through the winter season to ice fishing, ice skating, and all other winter activities. Please do not venture out onto the ice. Signs have been posted around the perimeter of the pond as a reminder. Thank you for your cooperation.

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City of Newton - Community Services/Parks & Rec
Posted on: December 16, 2021

New Winter Library Hours

New Hours Widget

In an effort to better serve our community, the library will be adopting new winter hours with an earlier morning opening time. New hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday....

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Newton Public Library
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Jasper County Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

We want to know what residents, businesses, and organizations think their community should be prepared for in the future! Let us know by taking a short hazard priority survey. Information about the plan update process including timeline, meeting schedule,...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: November 10, 2021

NFD Cautions Residents about Potential Safety Cost of Alternative Heating Equipment

As energy costs reach record highs, many Americans are turning to portable electric space heaters and wood-, pellet- coal or kerosene-burning stoves, and other non-traditional heating sources to defray costs. With the increase in use comes an increase in ...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Newton Fire Department Wants To Keep You Safe and Warm This Winter

As the temperature outside drops, Newton families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), ha...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Iowa Winter Weather Awareness

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The time to prepare for winter weather is now! Wintertime poses a wide range of threats to the American public. Whether it be exposure to the cold, vehicle accidents caused by slick roads, or fires resulting from the improper use of heaters, hundreds of p...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Alert Iowa - Information When You Need it Most

When emergencies happen, be the first to know. Jasper County will use Alert Iowa to send official, real-time alerts to the public with information about potentially life-saving actions that you may need to take to keep yourself, family, and household safe...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Winter is Coming: What You Need to Know

Preparing for cold weather and coping with winter is always a challenge but here's the information you need to know.

City of Newton Snow Ordinance

The City of Newton's Snow Ordinance states that there is no street parking at 2 inches of ac...

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City of Newton - Public Works
Posted on: October 22, 2021

IDNR Grant Helps Replace Trees Lost in Local Parks

idnr grant

The City of Newton has received $2,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to be used for a community-based tree planting program for derecho recovery tree planting. 

The Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program provides reimbursab...

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City of Newton - Community Services/Parks & Rec
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Fall & Winter Safety Tips from NFD

Cooler weather is here and it is never too soon to take some preliminary action to prepare for cooler temperatures. Not only will it save you money on your utility bills it will help ensure your safety and comfort during cold weather. 

Home Heatin...

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Newton Fire Department