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  • Student murals add character to C-M community

    I love the fact that the kids work on the projects AND because of how they are attached to the walls, we can change them out after a few years for new ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Pregnancy Center of Iowa hosting event in September

    On Sept. 18, the Pregnancy Center of Iowa will be holding a banquet to share its story and create points of engagement for the central Iowa community.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • NHS students register in main office

    Newton Senior High School students who have not registered may do so in the main office from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Maytag Pool closing date and annual Doggie Swim

    The Maytag Pool will be closing on Sunday for the season.That evening, the annual doggie swim will b ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Events

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the Jasper County Courthouse in Newton. For more information, con ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Iowa's Country Schools to be discussed at library

    Larry and Dee Ann Wilson are giving a program titled "Iowa's Country Schools" at 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Colfax Public Library, 25 W. Division St.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • 40 years after ‘Waverly Stranglings,’ a renewed search for answers

    Julia Benning lived on a farm near Clarksville, but she wanted to experience the wider world. She had pen pals in Michigan and Scotland and shared wit ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Winners cheer for best beer brews at Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s amateur beer makers brewed their best for the beer portion of the Amateur Oenology competition judged prior to the start of the 20 ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Locals compete in FFA Rabbit Show

    DES MOINES — Iowa youth compete in the FFA Rabbit Show judged Aug. 13 at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.In ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Cowgirl queens crowned at state fair

    DES MOINES — Cheyanne Hunt, of Wapello, was crowned Senior Cowgirl Queen Friday at the 2015 Iowa State Fair. Mallory Vroegh, of Granger, earned the ti ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Young Sully resident takes reserve title in Iowa State Fair competition

    DES MOINES — Heather Young, of Sully, was named Reserve Sweepstakes winner in the Intermediate Division baking contest judged prior to the start of th ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • FFA breeding swine capture top honors in Iowa State Fair show

    DES MOINES — Youth from across the state competed in the FFA Breeding Swine Show on Aug. 13 at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Prairie City woman places in Clothing Construction categories

    DES MOINES — Marilyn Samson, of Prairie City, received a third place finish in the children — play clothes category and an honorable mention in childr ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Bird calling champs claim crowns at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — The call of the wild rang out from Pioneer Hall during the bird calling contests held at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • FFA members compete in state fair Beef Championship

    DES MOINES — FFA exhibitors competed in the Performance Beef Show judged Wednesday prior to the start of the 2015 Iowa State Fair. Entries were open t ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
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