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  • Budget workshops begin for county supervisors

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors heard the first round of budget requests at its budget workshop on Friday. All those who spoke to the board gav ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Serving up Nostalgia

    COLFAX — A staple in downtown Colfax dining was sold in January, bringing new faces and a new food option for locals and passersby. Poppy's Pizza Rest ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Newton hosts SCICDA honor choir

    Newton High School will host the South Central Iowa Choral Directors Association freshman honor choir at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Newton High School Center f ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Fiorina to make campaign stop Tuesday in Colfax

    COLFAX — Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina will make a campaign stop Tuesday at the Kum and Go Convenience store at 1200 N. Walnut St. in ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.• Al ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • 2016 Caucus Locations

    Where will your precinct’s Democratic or Republican caucus happen on Feb. 1?The state’s two largest ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Local students named to ISU dean’s list

    AMES — More than 8,370 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2015 fall ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Candidates appearing in county this week

    A number of presidential candidates, or the celebrities endorsing them, have the Jasper County area on their itineraries as the Feb. 1 Iowa Caucus lea ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Escaped inmate apprehended in Des Moines

    An inmate who escaped the minimum security Newton Correctional Release Center on Saturday afternoon was apprehended in Des Moines.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • Kellogg man involved in Knoxville construction accident

    A Kellogg man helped rescue a colleague out of an ice-covered stream Friday morning at the Asa Marshall bridge along English Creek southwest of Knoxvi ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • NHS seniors can do 'externships' at area businesses

    Last spring, the Newton High School graduating class of 2015 was able to take an afternoon to do mock interviews with area employers at the Goodwill C ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Rally brings Bakken pipeline critics, proponents to state capitol

    DES MOINES — Kathy Holdefer entered the reception room of Gov. Terry Branstad’s office Thursday at the Iowa State Capitol to describe the beauty of th ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • A gentler approach

    The first few moments a mother has with her newborn child is a memory that lasts a lifetime. For some mothers who have cesarean sections, that experie ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Hit the Ice

    Lark Drake, left, and Skylar Burns, both of Prairie City, keep cool on the ice Saturday at the grand opening celebration of Prairie City's new ice ska ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Breckenridge outpacing Kelley in fundraising

    The campaign committee to elect Wes Breckenridge, a Newton police lieutenant who announced his candidacy for the Iowa House District 29 Democratic nom ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:35 pm