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  • Highway report shows decline among Iowa highways, bridges

    Iowa is one of five states where about 54 percent of rural roads are in poor condition, according to a recently released study.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Pleasant View UMC to host supper Nov. 4

    First United Methodist Church will host a memorial concert for Shirley Dont at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church,  210 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Holy Trinity to host guest actor appearance as Martin Luther

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will begin its 500th anniversary celebration of the Lutheran Reformation with a visit of Martin Luther played by the Rev. ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Cross to lead children’s ministry at The Way

    A familiar face at The Newton Church of the Way is now going to be around a lot more. Jenn Cross rec ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • St. Stephen’s to host free Beggar’s Night meal

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a free community meal from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31 in the church courtyard, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • County adds new positions to jail, health departments

    Several new county positions were approved on Tuesday by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors. The Jasper County Jail will have three new part-time ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Firm selected for city administrator search

    The search for a new city administrator took another step forward this week.Newton City Council unan ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Halloween Hike Oct. 28 at Mariposa Rec Area

    Jasper Conservation Connection is inviting the public to a Halloween night hike featuring the program “Jasper Your Friendly Host Presents Nature’s Top ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Iowa’s youth enjoy special pheasant season Oct. 22-23

    Iowa’s young hunters will get to experience the first cackle and flush of the year during the youth only pheasant season Oct. 22-23.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Mark W. Hembry, 31, of Newton, is charged with operating while under the i ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Youth Prevention Awareness — Tackle Tobacco

    The Youth Prevention Awareness Coalition is tackling tobacco during Red Ribbon Week.YPA consists of ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Legion honor guard training slated

    A group from the Iowa National Guard will be conducting an honor guard demonstration and training at 6 p.m. Thursday at American Legion Post 111 in Ne ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Candidate forum Thursday in Newton

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters and the Newton Daily News are co-sponsoring a candidates forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at Newton City Hall in the ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Lynnville-Sully volleyball season ends in 1A regional

    LIBERTY CENTER — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks never could find their rhythm against host Southeast Warren in Tuesday’s Class 1A Region 4 opening match.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Harkin tells county Dems to hit phones hard

    Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin knows running for president is a tough job.Harkin, a 40-year Congressman ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:47 am