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  • Thrivent donates to county food pantries

    Almost $5,000 was raised by Jasper County Thrivent during the month of July to be donated to local food pantries. The local Thrivent Chapter designate ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Bravissimo Broadway comes to Newton Sept. 26

    Three talented performers of the O Sole Trio — will treat a Newton audience to a unique mixture of Broadway favorites at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Newton ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Magnetic Main Street fundraiser back on Thursday

    Newton’s Magnetic Main Street fundraiser is back for another year of giving away great prizes while helping raise money for the program. The Iowa Spee ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • New phone service available for inmates

    Inmates at the Jasper County Jail will have a new provider to use for phone services.The Jasper Coun ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Newton Lions Club fundraiser Wednesday

    The Newton Lions Club will be working at the Newton Pizza Ranch for tips from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Child Safety Seat Inspection event

    The Newton Police Department will host a child safety seat inspection event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the west parking lot of the Newton Police Dep ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Church of the Brethren to host men's quartet

    Church of the Brethren will host The Shepherd’s Staff Quartet, a local Southern Gospel men’s quartet from the Monroe and Pella area, at 3 p.m. Oct. 2 ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Sacred Heart to host market, craft show

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual, free McCann Flea Market and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at McCann Center, 1115 S. Eigh ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Webster County Catholic churches to be consolidated

    FORT DODGE (AP) — A fundraising campaign is underway to consolidate the two remaining Catholic churches in Webster County into one large church.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Buggy driver died after car collision, authorities say

    LIME SPRINGS — Authorities say a Lime Springs man was fatally injured when his horse-drawn buggy was struck by a car near the northeast Iowa community ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Top Ron Paul aides avoid prison for 2012 campaign violations

    DES MOINES (AP) — Two top aides to Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential bid were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home confinement rather than prison for th ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Court holds ‘Field Of Dreams’ hearing at Keokuk theater

    KEOKUK — The Iowa Supreme Court chose an appropriate setting for legal arguments about the Field of Dreams movie site — a theater. The court frequentl ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Fact Check: Trump’s bogus birtherism claim about Clinton

    DES MOINES (AP) — When finally coming around to the fact President Barack Obama was born in the United States, Donald Trump tacked on a dig at his Whi ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Drake University to lock in tuition for incoming students

    DES MOINES — Drake University in Des Moines is guaranteeing that next fall’s incoming students will pay the same tuition each year until they graduate ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Man convicted of killing grandparents is resentenced

    MANCHESTER — A man convicted as a teenager of killing his grandparents in Manchester has been resentenced to life in prison with a chance of parole. J ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:19 am