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  • NHS Class of '58 to meet

    The Newton Senior High School Class of 1958 will meet for coffee and fellowship at 9 a.m. Friday at PJ’s Deli. Everyone is welcome.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Iowa filmmaker to make Lincoln Tomb documentary

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Iowa filmmaker plans to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln’s tomb in Springfield, Illinois.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Pioneer Cooking Days

    Jasper County Conservation Board will be hosting Pioneer Cooking Days for kids ages 10-14 from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at the Kiwanis sh ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • ISA sponsors new events, long-time favorites at state fair

    The Iowa State Fair is right around the corner and the Iowa Soybean Association is doing its part to ensure that fairgoers have fun while learning abo ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Warm weather brings stress to crops and livestock

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on Monday on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA Nation ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Country Pride County Wide

    The 2014 Jasper County Fair kicked off Friday night in Colfax, beginning with a flag raising ceremony by Baxter Boy Scout Troop 346, the 4-H dog show, ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Parade grand marshals take spotlight after 25 years behind the scenes

    COLFAX — For the last 25 years, Larry Glassford has been directing traffic on the day of the Jasper County Fair Parade. He and his crew block off stre ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • News of Our Troops

    Iowa Army National Guard Spc. Matthew A. Anderson of Newton, a soldier with the 3654th Maintenance Company from Oskaloosa, fires an M203 Grenade Launc ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • 'Movie Under the Stars'

    Face painting and carnival games were a part of the fun-filled event that marked the 30th anniversary celebration for The Dental Practice on Friday ni ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • KOA keeping up on trends for their campers

    Celebrating 10 seasons at the KOA campground, located just north of I-80 on East 36th Street off of Iowa Speedway Drive, owners Wayne and Helen Rose h ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Supervisors to vote on joining purchasing group

    After a few weeks of deliberation, it appears that the Jasper County Board of Supervisors has reached a final decision on joining the U.S. Communities ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Summer Wagaman Mill hours coming to end

    The Wagaman Mill and Museum in Lynnville will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, and the Lynnville Historical Society will have open mill hours from 1 to 4 ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Newton Lions Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Senior Center, 702 E. Third St. S.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Newton Rotary to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Pay transportation registration begins today

    Newton Community School District pay transportation registration will begin today and last until Friday, Aug. 1. 
    July 21, 2014 - 11:29 am
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