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  • Ham radio field day begins Saturday

    Newton Amateur Radio Association Inc. will be participating in Field Day again this year from noon Saturday until noon Sunday at the Jasper County Eme ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Community Calendar

    • A special amalgamated meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at UAW Hall, 1813 First St. N. in Newton. Special meeting for both active and retired me ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Tractor ride headed through Newton, east half of county

    WHO Radio’s 20th annual Tractor Ride is coming through Jasper County on Monday.Beginning with a firs ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Prosecutor: Chinese man got life for killing Iowa girlfriend

    IOWA CITY — Authorities say a Chinese man who fled home after killing his girlfriend in Iowa will serve a life sentence in China.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Officials plan to start refilling Lake Delhi on Friday

    DELHI— Officials are planning to close the floodgates Friday and start refilling Lake Delhi, now that the $16 million restoration project has been fin ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • US Senate panel demands info in lottery scandal

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A U.S. Senate oversight panel demanded Wednesday to know how state lotteries are increasing their security measures after an insider ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Iowa businessman pleads guilty in tax payment case

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A Forest City businessman has pleaded guilty to failing to pay federal employment taxes. The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the North Distri ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Body of missing SUV driver found submerged in ditch

    MONTGOMERY — Dickinson County authorities are investigating after the body of a driver involved in a crash into a western Iowa ditch was pulled from t ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Annual Mingo Days

    Mingo Days’ theme this year is “Totally Awesome 80s.” Most of Mingo Days’ events will take place Saturday, but a Friday evening horseshoes tournament ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Mason City woman died after house fire, authorities say

    MASON CITY — Authorities say a 64-year-old Mason City woman has died after a fire at her home. Relatives of Nancy Thompson had called 911 after findin ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Butterfly Count

    This free event is open to the public and volunteers of all skill levels and experience are welcome to join us. Registration is required. 
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Sensory Friendly Movie

    Individuals with Special Needs and their families are invited to a special showing of “Finding Dory.” Sing, clap, dance and move around. Volume turned ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Go & Do: Fair Round Up & Rodeo

    Second Annual Jasper County Fair Round Up and Rodeo that includes the annual Barnyard Baby Contest along with the crowning of the 2016 Jasper County F ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Go & Do: Pickin’ at the Pavilion

    Inaugural music festival will begin with a 9:30 a.m. worship “in word and in music” in the church’s newly opened pavilion. A freewill donation lunch w ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Pet vaccine clinic planned Saturday by JCARL, NPD

    A pet vaccine clinic is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newton Fire Department, 410 S. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:45 am