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  • Ham radio field day begins Saturday

    Newton Amateur Radio Association Inc. will be participating in Field Day again this year from noon Saturday until noon Sunday at the Jasper County Eme ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Community Calendar

    • A special amalgamated meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at UAW Hall, 1813 First St. N. in Newton. Special meeting for both active and retired me ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Tractor ride headed through Newton, east half of county

    WHO Radio’s 20th annual Tractor Ride is coming through Jasper County on Monday.Beginning with a firs ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Go & Do: Annual Mingo Days

    Mingo Days’ theme this year is “Totally Awesome 80s.” Most of Mingo Days’ events will take place Saturday, but a Friday evening horseshoes tournament ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Butterfly Count

    This free event is open to the public and volunteers of all skill levels and experience are welcome to join us. Registration is required. 
    June 23, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Go & Do: Sensory Friendly Movie

    Individuals with Special Needs and their families are invited to a special showing of “Finding Dory.” Sing, clap, dance and move around. Volume turned ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Go & Do: Fair Round Up & Rodeo

    Second Annual Jasper County Fair Round Up and Rodeo that includes the annual Barnyard Baby Contest along with the crowning of the 2016 Jasper County F ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Go & Do: Pickin’ at the Pavilion

    Inaugural music festival will begin with a 9:30 a.m. worship “in word and in music” in the church’s newly opened pavilion. A freewill donation lunch w ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Pet vaccine clinic planned Saturday by JCARL, NPD

    A pet vaccine clinic is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newton Fire Department, 410 S. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Auction for classic music set will benefit scholarship fund

    A limited-edition music set is up for auction and will benefit one Class of 2017 high school graduate.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Pipe hauling to begin in Jasper County

    Dakota Access, LLC can now start hauling pipe across Jasper County. A permit and road damages agreement for secondary roads use was approved by the Ja ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Newton Main Street President receives Governor’s Volunteer Award

    Newton Main Street Board President Graham Sullivan was honored with the Governor’s Volunteer Award on Tuesday. Sullivan has served as president of Mai ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Pickin’ in the Pavillion

    Tim Peter is a bit of a picker. The Prairie City Church of the Brethren pastor plays mandolin and guitar, and it runs in the family. His daughter Rach ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Hammer earns Eagle Scout status

    Brandon Hammer, Boy Scout Troop 346, was given a couple of project options for his Eagle Scout Service Project after meeting with the Baxter City Coun ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Insect Zoo at NPL

    The Iowa State University Insect Zoo visited the Newton Public Library on Monday.  From left, Kent Montgomery, Annalyse McNeeley and Karisma Schrader ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:15 pm