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  • Battling the ice, one street at a time

    A thin sheet of glass-like ice greeted most of central Iowa Monday morning but the Newton Public Works department had already been at work on the stre ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • First legislative coffee slated for Saturday

    The first of three legislative coffees hosted by the Jasper County League of Women Voters is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday.
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Concrete crushing project recycles former waste

    A concrete recycling project at the Newton Sanitary Landfill makes use of a product that was once considered waste. The concrete crushing project recy ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Alleged motorcycle thief arrested

    After the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office initiated a lookout Friday afternoon for an alleged motorcycle thief, it was only hours later the 20-year-old ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Farmers play major role in Iowa energy production

    The Iowa Energy Plan that was announced in December includes a multi-faceted approach that ties directly to the state’s agriculture industry. Specific ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Frozen Fins Ice Fishing tournament set for Saturday

    Jasper County Conservation will be hosting its annual Frozen Fins Ice Fishing Tournament.The tournam ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • WinterFest concert is Jan. 28 at the Orpheum in downtown Marshalltown

    MARSHALLTOWN — The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature three bands in one night of great music during WinterFest on Saturday, Jan. 28. Land of B ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN T.T.T. Chapter K-EN T.T.T. held a meeting on Jan. 10 in the upper dining room at Park C ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Alliant Energy offers college Innovation Scholarships

    Alliant Energy is seeking applications for its 2017 Innovation Scholarships. Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners.
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Second term report cards issued

    Second term report cards were issued to Newton High School students. ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Need for foster homes in Jasper County continues

    The Heart Gallery of Iowa, featuring portraits of foster children, made its way to the Newton YMCA this month and will be displayed at the Newton Publ ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Photos: Grace Notes trio hits high notes in Newton

    Grace Notes, a gospel music trio and pianist, performed at Newton Village Friday afternoon. The group sings gospel songs at Newton churches, senior ci ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Cadillac Jack's beat the winter blues with live music

    BAXTER – It’s Friday night and you had a long week.Instead of driving 20 minutes to Des Moines throu ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Parking concerns addressed, more on tap in Newton

    A stretch of road located near Newton High school will no longer have parking restrictions. City cou ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Edward Jones financial advisor announces grand opening

    Vicki J. Wade of the financial services firm Edward Jones invites the public to join her at a grand opening celebration. The event will begin at 3 p.m ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:35 am