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  • Wittemberg Church to open for events

    After the final church service was held at the Wittemberg Church last November, it was decided by people with familial ties to the church to establish ...
    April 20, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Nationally known teaching seminar coming to Newton

    School districts have long wrestled with the costs of sending educators out of town or across the country for professional development. At least one o ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Second Annual GOP trap shoot a success

    The Jasper County Republicans second annual E.K. Shaw Memorial Trap Shoot was held Saturday at the Jasper County Gun Club in Newton.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Newton hosts state festival

    The varsity ensemble from Newton High School competed at the State Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Newton High School Saturday.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Jersey Freeze opens over weekend in new location

    After a short delay, Jersey Freeze in Monroe opened to an eager and excited crowd Friday. Young and old alike stopped by the new location across the s ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Mingo man faces 2 sex abuse charges

    A Mingo man is charged with two counts of sexual abuse following an investigation by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.
    April 20, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Elementary honor band

    Fourteen Aurora Heights and Woodrow Wilson fifth and sixth grade band students were selected to participate in the Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Caldwell named to NADC top one percent

    Gilbert R. Caldwell III, of Caldwell, Brierly, Chalupa & Nuzum, LLC, has been selected to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015 Natio ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Garton announced as CB vice president

    The Community Bank Board of Directors, of Indianola, announce the hiring of Troy Garton as a vice president.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Jasper County audit available

    Auditor of State Mary Mosiman released an audit report on Jasper County.The county had local tax rev ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Photos needed: Iowa’s Fallen Vietnam Soldiers

    WATERLOO — The Grout Museum District, 503 South Street, is opening a new temporary exhibit, 365 and Counting: Iowans in the Vietnam War on July 14.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Mid-term progress reports

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton Senior High School students Monday. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their student ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Second Infantry reunion

    The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s Second Infantry Division at any time.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Events

    • Celebrate Recovery women’s study will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Man charged in baseball bat fight pleads not guilty

    A Newton man charged with two felonies after allegedly using a baseball bat in a fight in front of Newton High School has pleaded not guilty.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:16 am
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