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  • Kellogg Lions induct new members

    Pictured are the new Kellogg Lions Club inducted members Keith Koger and Bill Farrell with sponsor Allen Ricks, left, and District Gov. Garry Vokes, r ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • County set to work on bridge, road improvements

    Several roads and a bridge in Jasper County will be receiving attention in the coming months.Four Ja ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Safety First

    In the days leading up to high school proms, school staff and others make a concerted effort to ensure safety of students. Iowa State Patrol Trooper D ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • New director among many library changes this year

    The Newton Public Library might look largely the same as it did a year ago to the casual observer, but it went through some staffing changes and added ...
    April 22, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Park board approves Eversman Field project

    Newton Parks Board approved a Newton Community School District project and announced the date of its next project at the April meeting Wednesday at Ne ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Newton grad elected secretary of ISU group

    AMES — Morgan Iske, of Newton, has been elected secretary of the Iowa State University Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America. In this ro ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Elizabeth Stock named Geisler Penquite Scholar

    PELLA — Elizabeth Stock has been named 2016 Geisler Penquite Scholar at Central College and received a scholarship for current and potential leadershi ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Grinnell residents arrested by MINE Task Force

    The task force that includes the Newton Police Department and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, made a drug arrest Tuesday on the Grinnell College c ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • NHS to host prom, After-Prom Saturday

    A high-voltage experience is scheduled to happen this weekend for Newton High School juniors and seniors.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Walmart Foundation grant paves the way for job training in Iowa prisons

    Thanks to Jobs for the Future and the Walmart Foundation grant, Des Moines Area Community College, the Iowa Department of Corrections and Central Iowa ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Club News

    Olive Jane Lamb QuestersThe Olive Jane Lamb Questers met April 14 at the home of Betty Peterson in B ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Area students ranks in top 2 percent at ISU

    AMES — Two area students have achieved academic ranking in the top 2 percent of students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Seed available for wildlife food plots

    Planting food plots is a great way to improve wildlife habitat and diversity. Food plots provide nutrition for wildlife, especially in adverse winter ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction will be from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Jasper County Senior Citizens Center, 702 E. Third St. ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Disc golf tourney Saturday

    The Colfax Sesquicentennial Disc Golf Tournament will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Lewis Park in Colfax.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:12 am