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  • Jasper County Take Away Hunger seeks volunteers

    Following devastation from several recent hurricanes, there’s no question many are without food. Jasper County Take Away Hunger is working to alleviat ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Nature Tots

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge naturalist to read stories, explore outside ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Kiwanis Students of the Month

    The Kiwanis September Students of the Month, Sarah Urias and Jacob Knoll, were presented the book “Sally Jean the Bicycle Queen” by Newton Noon Kiwani ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Blessing of the Animals event Sunday

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church the community and their four legged furry friends, two legged feathered buddies and dearly loved stuffed animals to a B ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Summer’s drought impacts trees in the fall

    Autumn has officially begun and with it comes football games, chilly air and the annual display of red, orange and yellow leaves. Autumn foliage is a ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Buzzed Bee Meadery spotlighted in Made in Iowa promotion from Iowa Tourism Office

    Buzzed Bee Meadery is featured in the Iowa Tourism Office’s Made in Iowa traveliowa.com/madeiniowa promotion which showcases several Iowa craftspeople ...
    Oct. 3, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Conservation fall festival creates traditions

    A chili cook-off, a prairie maze and a hayride were just a few fall traditions expected at the Jasper County Conservation Fall Festival Saturday. More ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Soups up! Candidates offer hope, chili to Jasper County Dems

    As Newton residents slurped their soup Sunday afternoon, they also soaked up speeches from the state’s leading gubernatorial candidates at the annual ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Monroe car show draws hundreds to town square

    MONROE — Every restored car or truck has a story, perhaps it was passed down from generation to generation or a particular year and model garners memo ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • High Muskrat population to blame for low water level in Rec pond

    “Life finds a way.” The little furry rodents may not be as menacing as the T-Rex at Jurassic Park, but city officials say Muskrats are to blame for th ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Photo: Restoration complete

    Newton Main Street held a restoration ceremony and ribbon cutting Friday afternoon as four of Newton’s largest murals completed the restoration proces ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Photos: Celebrating 25 years at NPL

    Photos from Newton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Jubilee event Saturday ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Jasper County meal packaging event is Oct. 14

    On Oct. 14, the Jasper County Take Away Hunger will package food to be sent to parts of the world to feed families where there is a shortage of food.
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Rummage Sale

    Project AWAKE will be hosting a Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens inside the Krumm Lea ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Fall film series to address racial related topics

    With fall weather officially in full swing, it’s not uncommon to spend evenings inside watching movies. That’s why The Racial Harmony and Justice Work ...
    Oct. 2, 2017 - 10:53 am