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  • 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
  • Auction for classic music set will benefit scholarship fund

    A limited-edition music set is up for auction and will benefit one Class of 2017 high school graduate.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:07 pm