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  • Police call off search for suspects in high-speed pursuit

    COLFAX — The Altoona Police Department says three suspects from Wednesday morning’s high speed chase through Polk and Jasper County are still at-large ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Following successful D&D program, city looks to redevelopment

    Through the Dangerous and Dilapidated program, the city has demolished 48 properties to date, according to Erin Chambers, director of Planning and Zon ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • School board hires group for consulting on SAMs

    After the Newton Community School District board of education had new members and its officers sworn in at last week’s regular meeting, it was time to ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Optimae to host NAMI silent auction fundraiser Thursday

    As far as the NAMI walk and silent auction—the money raised for the walk and other fund raising activities such as the silent auction will stay in our ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Elderly Nutrition program to use excess funds for meals

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved Jasper County Elderly Nutrition to use excess funds to purchase shelf-stable and frozen mea ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Trent Childers to lead program on addiction

    Millions of people are affected by addiction every year. Alcohol and drug abuse, gambling, pornography and other vices consume relationships, destroy ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Theisen’s, customers donate more than $40K to Alzheimer’s Association

    Theisen’s, a family-owned, leading Midwest retailer, with the help of their customers, donated $40,486 to the Alzheimer’s Association during the Openi ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Chamber of Commerce sponsors Magnetic Main Street fundraiser

    The Second annual Magnetic Main Street fundraiser, sponsored by the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, will be at 5 p.m. Thursday on the north s ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Contracts awarded for proposed oil pipeline across Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — The company proposing to build an oil pipeline across Iowa has awarded construction contracts for some of the work.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Tickets for Disney’s ‘Newsies’ on sale Monday

    DES MOINES — Disney Theatrical Productions and Des Moines Performing Arts announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated Des Moines engagemen ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • The Way to host deeper prayer, reflection Monday

    Newton Church of The Way will host Conversations with God from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the church, 2300 S. Third Ave. E.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • CMA to host annual ladies fall retreat

    Community Heights Alliance will host its annual 2015 Ladies Fall Retreat from 6 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Royal Amsterdam Hotel and Monarch Resta ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • FCC Mission Coalition to host Jasper County CROP Hunger Walk

    First Chrisitian Church Mission Coalition will sponsor the 2015 Jasper County CROP Hunger Walk Oct. 4. The time and location have not been announced.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Sacred Heart to host flea market, art show

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its McCann Flea Market and Art Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newt ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:03 am
  • All-State Barn Tour begins Saturday

    The All-State Barn Tour features more than 80 restored barns that have received Iowa Barn Foundation matching grants, along with barns whose owners ha ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:40 am
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