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  • Hometown Rewards program comes to an end

    Hometown Rewards, a program that has worked to promote energy efficiency and conservation in the community, is coming to an end this month. The Allian ...
    June 22, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Four things to know from the Newton Parks Board meeting

    Newton Public Works Director Keith Laube gave an update on the hiring of the new Park Operations Superintendent. The job opening and description was r ...
    June 22, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Iowa Speedway to implement ingress, egress plan

    Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2017 race season at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa and are asking Iowans and visiting ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • ‘Mardi Gras in Mingo’

    MINGO —When the 10 members of the Mingo Days planning committee met in February to begin piecing together the 2017 town festival, the group decided to ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • Lake Red Rock Programs for Friday-Saturday

    There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock. Check out these upcoming activities:• Friday — ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersIn the absence of president Donna Raymond, the June meeting of Sunbonnet Questers ...
    June 22, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Colfax grad killed in single-vehicle accident

    A graduate of Colfax-Mingo High School has died following a single-vehicle accident Tuesday. Emily ...
    June 22, 2017 - 1:57 pm
  • Supervisors considering a cattle confinement expansion

    A public hearing has been set for the construction of a confinement feeding operation to be located south of Lynnville. The Jasper County Board of Sup ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • NHS grad, Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett speaks at Rotary Club

    Rotary Club of Newton welcomed guest speaker Ron Corbett Tuesday afternoon to share his views on Iowa’s education policy.
    June 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Hanson Family jugglers perform at Newton Public Library

    Unicycles, spinning plates and juggling balls and clubs are just a few of the items that were used when the Hanson family, of Kanawha, came to town Tu ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Kid Assist donates virtual reality bike to BMS

    For more than 20 years, Kid Assist Inc. has partnered with schools in Jasper County to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabi ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Paddlers take to the water at first Public Paddle

    Paddlers make their way through the water on a beautiful night Tuesday during the first Jasper County Conservation Open Paddle at Jacob Krumm Nature P ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Pollinator Party for Kids

    Celebrate National Pollinator Week by joining us for a pollinator program at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 for children ages 6-10 and accompanied by ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Volleyball tourney registration

    The Newton Parks department has announced its annual Fourth of July Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tournament will be at 1 p.m. at Agnes Patterson Park. The co ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Young people celebrate faith milestones

    Blake and Jana Sevenbergen, son and daughter of Scott and Ange Sevenbergen, celebrated faith milestones as part of the worship June 18, at Holy Trinit ...
    June 21, 2017 - 10:08 am