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  • County auditor staff busy with early voting

    With two weeks to go until the Nov. 8 election, the Jasper County Auditor’s office has already honored requests for more than 6,000 absentee ballots — ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Strong turnout brings lively discussions at racial justice forum

    Several topics were discussed along with the results of the Racial Harmony and Justice Working Group’s survey at the group’s forum on Tuesday. Held at ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Supervisors approve tax levies, credits

    A list of tax levies and tax credit applications were considered Tuesday by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors. The board passed all motions befor ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Gospel concert, fundraiser to memorialize hospice volunteer

    Advisory board members with Hospice of Jasper County are memorializing an impactful friend by hosting a Fall Gospel Concert and fundraiser this month.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • School district working to balance numbers

    One of the items discussed at length during Monday’s regular Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting was consideration of adding a ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Kellogg Trunk or Treat will be Monday

    The annual Kellogg Trunk or Treat event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Kellogg United Methodist Church.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Monroe UMC to host Turkey Supper

    Monroe United Methodist Church will host its annual Turkey Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the church, 407 N Monroe St. in Monroe.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Mingo UMC to host Turkey Dinner

    Mingo UM Church will host its annual Turkey Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the church, 202 W Main in Mingo.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • First Presbyterian to host concert Sunday

    First Presbyterian Church will be host its next Sundays at Four concert featuring at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 220 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • United Presbyterian to host prayer gathering

    United Presbyterian Church will host its monthly One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church, 209 N 2nd A ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Nature Tots Nov. 5 at NSNWR

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge from 10:30 to 11:3 ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Human trafficking program Thursday

    The League of Women Voters will host a program on human trafficking at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Garden Room at Park Center. The video “Any Kid Anywhe ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Audit issued for Lambs Grove

    Auditor of State Mary Mosiman released a report on the Status of Findings and Recommendations from the City of Lambs Grove Periodic Examination Report ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • DNR seeks public comment on rule changes at state parks

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources State Parks Bureau is seeking public input on possible changes to the minimum-stay requirements for all state ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Group wants to turn school into housing for disabled vets

    DUBUQUE — A Chicago-based nonprofit group wants to turn a former school into affordable apartments for disabled veterans in Dubuque.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:43 am