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  • Booster Club looks for new members

    The Newton Athletic Booster Club is looking to boost its memberships this school year.A membership p ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Custom, 3D art a specialty at Duckie Diva's

    Starting as an in home business in January, Duckie Diva’s found out quickly it needed a little more space and privacy. That brought owners Amanda Van ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Board of supervisors to meet Aug. 26

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors will not meet Tuesday. No items were presented to the board for action or discussion. The next scheduled meetin ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Newton Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Half-price tours at museum

    Non-members can tour the full Jasper County Historical Museum for half price, $2.50, each remaining Tuesday in August.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Blood drive Thursday in Newton

    The next Newton Community Blood Drive will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at DMACC Newton Conference Center, 600 N. Second Ave. W.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St.N. in Newton for lunch and a progr ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program will be Rae Walaska, Hunter Manison Update.  
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Company Proves Their Corporation Cares

    In today’s society, corporate America is perceived as being uptight, greedy, selfish and uncaring. For Hanson Directory Service, its employees are its ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Tudor among semi-finalists in Bill Riley Talent Search

    DES MOINES — Newton resident Jenefer Tudor, 17, was among six senior division acts (ages 13-21) who ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Two injured in crash near Prairie City

    PRAIRIE CITY — Two people were seriously injured around 3:10 p.m. Thursday after a pickup truck collided with the rear end of a tractor while travelin ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Oil pipeline protesters meet with local farmers

    A local coffee shop turned into a hub where environmentalists and farmers joined together to discuss the proposed Bakkan oil pipeline that could affec ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Subdivision construction under way

    With one foundation complete and another in progress, the crews at Monarch Foundations have been hard at work since Monday at the new Fountain Hills S ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Iowa State Fair

    Top and above left: Kathryn Hewitt, 76, of Monroe, participates in the Bubble Gum Blowing Contest at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday. Above right: Ale ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Superintendent fires up Newton teachers to start school year

    Superintendent Bob Callaghan used a scene from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” to help inspire his staff at Thursday’s convocation ceremony at New ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:35 am
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