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  • Hy-Vee to host wine and dine event Wednesday

    Chef Dale Miller at the Hy-Vee will host a monthly wine and dine at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hy-Vee Club Room.  
    July 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • No. 1 Iowa rock band set for Thunder Nite's performance

    Tonight, Gimikk — the No. 1 rock band in the state of Iowa, according to ReverbNation — will take the stage for the July Thunder Nites.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Wittemberg Cemetery clean-up set for Tuesday

    Individuals who wish to save Memorial Day decorations or flowers placed on or around the graves at Wittemberg Cemetery north of Newton must remove the ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Local 997 Retiree Council to meet

    The UAW Local 997 Retiree Council will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Local 997 Union Hall.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • SSBS seeks volunteers at meeting Monday

    The South Skunk Blues Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Izaak Walton League in Newton. Me ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Sully City Council to meet Monday

    The Sully City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Sully Community Center.Agenda items include ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Newton school board to meet

    The Newton Community School Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Emerson Hough Conference Room 125.
    July 11, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Draft notices sent to men born in 1800s

    No, the United States isn’t trying to build a military force of centenarians.It just seems that way ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Food Preservation 101 on Monday

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a Food Preservation 101 class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the DMACC Newton Campus.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Six Jasper County students recognized for academic excellence

    At the Eleventh Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, six Jasper County high school seniors were recognized for ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Griggs named to dean's list

    Lauren Griggs, daughter of Marty and Sherry Griggs of Newton, was named with highest honors to the spring semester dean’s list at University of Northw ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Long receives scholarship, honors

    Hannah M. Long of Newton received the Rebecca Porter Wells Scholarship during Monmouth College’s annual honors convocation in Monmouth, Ill.
    July 11, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Concert, author coming to library

    Concert with Dino O’DellDino O’Dell of Kansas City will perform at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Newton Pub ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • School district creating new program to replace Four Oaks

    While room 115 at the Emerson Hough building may lie dormant right now, when the 2014-2015 school year begins, the room will house the Newton Communit ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Unique racing weekend comes to Iowa Speedway

    Racing fans have an unique opportunity this weekend at Iowa Speedway. The pairing of NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series and the Verizon IndyCar Serie ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:43 am
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