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  • Vernon Company building fire causes $75K in damage

    Employees of the Vernon Company in Newton were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a fire on the second floor was spotted by an employee.
    March 16, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • County purchases commercial-grade lawn mower

    An informational discussion took place as the Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of a new commercial-grade lawn mower.
    March 16, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Couple faces perjury charges in relation to Jasper County sex abuse case

    A Grimes couple is facing charges of suborning perjury in relation to a child endangerment and sex abuse case in Jasper County.
    March 16, 2017 - 10:09 pm
  • Iowa spring turkey season is right around the corner

    Hunters will be going through their equipment, patterning their guns and securing vacation days to pursue the elusive Eastern wild turkey as Iowa’s pr ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • MAT athletes compete in USTA invitational in Osky

    The MAT Tumbling Team traveled to Oskaloosa High School to compete at a USTA invitational tumbling meet.
    March 16, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • NCSD School Board discusses 2018 budget, tax rate

    The Newton Community School District’s proposed budget for 2018 took center stage during much of Monday’s board meeting.
    March 15, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Jasper County Take Away Hunger seeks volunteers

    Volunteers with Jasper County Take Away Hunger have their work cut out for them yet again this month as they are set to package food for those in need ...
    March 15, 2017 - 3:26 pm
  • Supervisors hear about Red Bridge efforts

    Colfax native Joe Otto brought his cause of saving the Red Bridge to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
    March 15, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Holy Trinity plans for 60th anniversary

    Plans are underway for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church to celebrate its 60th anniversary this year.  It ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Soup supper on Saturday at Community of Christ in Monroe

    A soup supper featuring chili and vegetable beef soups, homemade bread and desserts will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Community of Ch ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Community meal at The Way on Saturday

    A free community meal is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Newton Church of the Way, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. Everyone is welcome to dine on ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Revival 2017 at St. Stephens

    Revival 2017, a worship experience across the diocese of Iowa will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth S ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Movie and supper at Kellogg UMC

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free supper at 6 p.m. Saturday. This free meal will be served in the fellowship hall and all are invited t ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • ‘Keep Iowa Beautiful’ recognizes Sen. Allen for support of community improvement

    Sen. Chaz Allen was recognized for his leadership on a successful, bipartisan effort to continue state support of Keep Iowa Beautiful. In 2016, Allen ...
    March 15, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Church of The Way to distribute blessings bags

    The Newton Church of The Way is holding an Acts of Random Kindness event Saturday by distributing blessings bags to those in need.
    March 15, 2017 - 10:38 am