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  • JCC to host archery shoot at nature preserve Saturday

    The Jasper County Conservation will host a 3-D Archery Fun Shoot Saturday. The shoot will be on the east side of the Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve. Regi ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • How 'bout them Cowgirls

    DES MOINES — Riders call it “the Queen’s salute.” Contestants for the Iowa State Fair Cowgirl Queen Contest ride the rail inside the Jacobson Exhibiti ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • 'Turning a corner'

    The Grand Masonic Lodge of Iowa A.F. &A.M. held a cornerstone dedication ceremony for the Jasper County Veterans Memorial on Saturday. Masons’ perform ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Poker run, benefit to support Bollhoefer cousins

    Families rally together offering support and encouragement when a family member faces an unusually difficult situation. For the Bollhoefer family, the ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Cruisin’ to Newton

    The first Cruisin’ to Newton event took place Saturday on the Newton square. The next show will take ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Thunder Nites

    Standing Hampton gave the crowd something to dance to by covering a number of hits from the ’70s and ’80s during Friday’s Thunder Nites event.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Monroe turned into 'Fun-roe' for Old Settlers celebration

    Monroe residents Robbie Frenesins, 12, and his buddy Austin Simo, 12, showed no fear on the rides at Monroe’s Old Settlers Days festivities on Saturda ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • $380M hydroelectric project planned for Red Rock

    A $380 million effort to retrofit the Lake Red Rock Dam to produce hydroelectric energy for up to 61 communities across four states will get underway ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Local jeweler opening shop close to home

    After taking a jewelry class during his senior year of high school in Newton, Jeff Roush figured out what he wanted to study in college.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Newton teen seriously injured in moped crash

    A Newton teenager is hospitalized after his moped was hit by a car in a Thursday night crash.Logan T ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Supervisors to decide on scanning project for recorder’s office

    If last week’s meeting was any indication, all signs point to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors approving a $41,000 scanning project for the Jasp ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Ames man arrested following brief chase with Newton police

    An Ames man was charged with eluding Newton police after a traffic stop shortly after midnight.Bradl ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Newton Rotary Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church.The program ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • NHS Class of ’61 to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Senior High School Class of 1961 will meet at noon Wednesday at Giovanni’s for lunch and conversation.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Newton Lions Club to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Senior Citizens Center, 702 E. Third St. S. in Newton.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:00 am
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