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  • County adding new emergency response capabilities

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors is working to enhance emergency response by adding the Rave Panic Button software for county employees. The boa ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Community conversation to bring light to realities of substance abuse

    It is often said information is power. The Jasper County Substance Abuse Coalition is hoping to empower students, parents and community members throug ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Alleged drunk driver crashes vehicle on First Avenue West

    A one-vehicle crash led to the arrest of an alleged intoxicated driver early Tuesday morning.The dri ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Zeta Chapter kicks off new year

    The members of Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International will meet at 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the McCann Center (Sacred Heart Catholic Church) to ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Prairie Discovery Walk

    Come to the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge at 1:30 p.m. Sunday and join a naturalist for a guided nature walk along the half-mile Overlook Trail. ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Off the Beaten Path fun run/walk Saturday at nature preserve

    The 13th Annual “Off the Beaten Path” 6K trail race trail and 3K fun run/walk will be Saturday at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, just north off of Inter ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Applications for LIHEAP program available Oct. 2

    Applications will be taken starting Oct. 2 for households with elderly/disabled members (applications for other households will be taken starting Nov. ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Group from Holy Trinity serves community beyond church building

    Building on the work they do every day, thousands of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gathered together sometime during the weeke ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Rhone named new public works director

    Jody Rhone has been named the new public works director for the City of Newton. Mayor Mike Hansen made the announcement during the city council meetin ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Newton Christian celebrates 60th anniversary

    Life has a way of coming full circle at times, and when the Rev. Larry Slings steps up to the pulpit at Newton Christian School on Sunday morning he’l ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • ‘We’re like two peas in a pod’

    Steve Bookout and Tom McKinney worked side by side at Maytag for more than 25 years without realizing it wasn’t the first time they’d worked together. ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Hotel Maytag poised for ‘speedy’ redevelopment after sale

    A year after the city of Newton approved the purchase of the former Hotel Maytag to stabilize the building and begin work on finding a redeveloper, it ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Pool players sought

    Guys who like to play pool just for fun and fellowship are invited to play. The group will meet at 1 ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • United Way of Jasper County allocation process begins with letters of intent

    The funding process for United Way of Jasper County has officially begun. Non-profit agencies providing health and human service programs to Jasper Co ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • FUMC hosts community meal

    First United Methodist Church will host its community meal at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the church, 210 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:56 am