• Winter break camp for kids

    Jasper County Conservation is offering an outdoor camp for children ages 10-14 during winter break. The “Cabin Fever Camp” will take place from 12:30 ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Free community meal Sunday

    There will be a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Newton. The meal will include ham, cheesy potatoes, veg ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. held a holiday dinner meeting at the home of Kay Parsons Tuesday ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Creston college dorms no longer under lockdown

    CRESTON (AP) — Officials have lifted a lockdown imposed on dorms at Southwestern Community College in Creston. The lockdown was ordered around 9:30 p. ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Library to host World Book silent auction

    The library is holding a silent auction for our discarded (slightly used) 2012 World Book Encyclopedias! Stop in to see the display of the set at the ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • WW II era weapon will be installed at Camp Dodge

    JOHNSTON — The National Guard will install a World War II era howitzer outside a military museum at Camp Dodge in Johnston.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Mason City orders demolition of once-popular restaurant

    MASON CITY — Mason City officials are demanding that the owners of a once-popular restaurant tear down their building.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 18-year-old arrested in Marshalltown slaying

    MARSHALLTOWN — An 18-year-old man has been charged in the slaying of a Tama man in Marshalltown.The ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 'Beverly Hillbillies' actor sues CBS over chain

    DES MOINES — The actor who played Jethro Bodine in the 1960s television series “The Beverly Hillbillies” is suing CBS, arguing the broadcaster made in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Police: Iowa man poses as Victoria's Secret worker

    IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man has been arrested after police say he posed online as a Victoria’s Secret representative to trick women into sending him ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Plans made for city's ending fund balance

    Equipment and projects that were discussed in February, and since have been refined and prioritized, were recommended for the ending fund balance and ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • UAW Christmas

    Pam Wagnor, left, and Al Sudbrock, members of the UAW 997 executive board, along with many other UAW retirees, family and guests attended the annual U ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Once again, anonymous gift benefits shelter

    For at least three consecutive years, a batch of hope has arrived in the Jasper County Animal Rescue League & Humane Society’s mailbox.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Skiff to offer in-office flu shot clinics

    With winter here and flu season in full swing, Skiff Home Care/Jasper County Public Health are offering in-office flu clinics for small business owner ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Older Adult Wellness: Holiday Health

    The holidays can easily rush past in a blur, often leaving us exhausted at the beginning of a new year. Was it worth it at the end of all my preparati ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:42 am
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