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  • Jasper County to assist in birth certificate exchange

    The office of the Jasper County Recorder, Denise Allan, will be able to assist any Jasper County citizens with the replacement of the wallet sized bir ...
    March 3, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • New student artwork on display at administration building

    Newton High School student Sarah Prendergast is the latest creative Cardinal to have her artwork featured in a display case at the EJH Beard Administr ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • NSNWR Visitor Center open Sunday

    Beginning Sunday, the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center will begin its seasonal hours of operation. The Visitor Center will be open f ...
    March 3, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Iowa’s Best Burger: Less than two weeks to nominate

    There is still time to nominate your favorite burger for this year’s Iowa’s Best Burger Contest. The annual contest sponsored by the Iowa Beef Industr ...
    March 3, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Battle of the Books underway at Newton Public Library

    Battle of the BooksMarch 1-31 — we began playing Battle of the Books on Wednesday. This is a bracket ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Supervisors begin search for new county health facility

    Discussions continue about the future of the Jasper County Annex building including the idea of constructing a new building for the county. The Jasper ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • County’s human services providers host speaker from senior services organization

    Jasper County Human Services providers learned about Immanuel Pathways PACE, A Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, at its regular meeting W ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • City of Newton, HIRTA partner for public transportation survey

    The City of Newton and HIRTA are currently working on conducting a transportation survey studying the need for a fixed route transportation system in ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Jackson to lead Jasper County Veterans Affairs

    The Jasper County Department of Veterans Affairs officially has a new director, following the Board of Supervisors’ approval on Tuesday. Kurt Jackson ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Saturday is next Nature Tots program

    Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a refuge naturalist to read stories, explore outside, make nature crafts and more ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Baxter Athletic Boosters hosting carnival

    The Baxter Athletic Boosters will host a community carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Baxter School to raise funds to purchase Bolt uniforms fo ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • IDOT Training Center likely to land in Jasper County

    The prospect of the Iowa Traffic Incident Management Training Center coming to Jasper County was discussed in detail during the Tuesday Jasper County ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Teachers recognized for excellence at NCSD board meeting

    Six Newton teachers who received Excellence in Education Awards from the Newton Community Education Foundation were recognized at Monday night’s schoo ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Trial date set for child endangerment, sex abuse case

    A Newton man charged with second-degree sexual abuse and child endangerment nearly two years ago will appear in court this month for a jury trial.
    March 1, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Jasper County to roll out historical records at your fingertips

    The Jasper County recorder and auditor are hosting an open house for “Historical Records at Your Fingertips” from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper C ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:27 am