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  • Racial Justice forum set for Tuesday

    The Racial Harmony and Justice Working Group is hosting a forum Tuesday to discuss responses of a recent community survey.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersThe Oct. 13 meeting of Sunbonnet Questers was at the home of Jan Turk. Roll call w ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Progress Industries joins broad effort to observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Progress Industries announced its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Candyland trick or treat is Oct. 27 at Newton Public Library

    Winter Clothing DriveDonations accepted Oct. 17-29 — During the month of October, the library is col ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Review of NCT’s ‘Caucus! The Musical’

    The Newton Community Theatre players will be bringing the Iowa Caucuses to life in “Caucus! The Musical” by Robert John Ford. The show opened to stand ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Newton chamber gearing up for annual Lighted Holiday Parade

    The Newton Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its annual Holiday Lighted festival, and lighted parade, to coincide with the lighting of the Jasper C ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • City Strides

    To celebrate the four year anniversary of “Newton’s Future: A Comprehensive Plan,” 100 signs of progress were announced by the city, showing how far i ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Park board mulls over Maytag Park office idea

    The Newton Park Board discussed the future of the Maytag Park caretaker’s home at its meeting Wednesday night at Newton City Hall.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Local agencies continue to battle with Medicaid transition

    Health care providers in Jasper County are trying to get up to speed on both billing procedures and receiving payments from the state’s three managed- ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • C-M school board to begin discussion on sharing options with Baxter

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo School Board has set itself up for a November regular meeting that will include discussion about C-M’s interest level in reg ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Pheasant season begins Oct. 29

    Iowa’s pheasant hunting tradition will begin another chapter on Oct. 29, when nearly 60,000 hunters will pursue ringnecks during the season opening we ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Harvest Barn Dance Friday at Jasper County Community Center

    Contra dancing returns to the Harvest Barn Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Jasper County Community Center, 2401 First Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • New food poisoning detection and response initiative announced

    The Iowa Department of Public Health announced a new joint initiative with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals that should reduce the impac ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Photo: Walkers support Mental Health Awareness

    Nursing students at Iowa Valley Community College in Marshalltown were among the 80 walkers in the Oct. 15 NAMI of Jasper County Mental Health Awarene ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Thalacker presents DMACC fire truck to public

    Tim Thalacker knows there are many components needed for quality firefighter training he’s receiving at DMACC’s Fire Science Academy is the best he ca ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:33 am