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  • Local students on St. Ambrose University dean’s list

    DAVENPORT — The following full-time students, who achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have been named to the St. Ambrose U ...
    July 11, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • July Photo Hike set for Sunday afternoon

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will host the July Photo Hike from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 16. Please note that this is an evening event. T ...
    July 11, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Thomason completes 1000 Books

    Quinton Thomason has completed the Newton Public Library’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. He is just 22 months old, his parents began reading ...
    July 11, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

    Newton Daily NewsThe next Jasper County Historical Museum Brown Bag Lunch and Learn will be at noon ...
    July 11, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubPat Patty gave a presentation on conditioning cut flowers at the recent meeting o ...
    July 11, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • 'It kind of became my sculpture, my work of art'

    Around Jasper County, it is no secret that people love hot rods. From decked out muscle cars to refurbished classics, hot rod enthusiasts are always o ...
    July 12, 2017 - 2:12 pm
  • Loyal race fans enjoy perks at Iowa Speedway

    When Iowa Speedway named its ARCA Racing Series event “Fans with Benefits 150,” the idea was to dedicate the weekend to and thank fans and season tick ...
    July 10, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Bite of Childhood: Cookies share memory of Monroe native across Midwest

    DES MOINES — Snickerdoodles — for many people, this is a staple of their childhood. From memories of ...
    July 10, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Small town throw down

    Baxter residents expected a “small town throw down” and that is exactly what they got during the annual Baxter Fun Days celebration.
    July 10, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • OWLS “Iowa Honey Queen” program

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program Wednesday at the Jasper County Armory/Annex Building in Newton. T ...
    July 10, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Grassley staff to host office hours in Newton

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Grassley’s regional director based in Des Moines, Alec Kennedy, will host office hours in from 8 to 9 a.m. July 13 at Newton C ...
    July 10, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Lions Club’s ‘Peace Poster Contest’ winners

    The Newton Lions Club awarded certificates and cash prizes for the winners of the International Lions Clubs “Peace Poster Contest.” The first place po ...
    July 10, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Newton Municipal Band to honor students

    The Newton Municipal Band will present its final concert of the season at 7 p.m. Thursday at Maytag Park. The concert, a part of the Newton Parks and ...
    July 10, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • HIRTA ridership up, programs growing

    A popular and highly used program available in Jasper County, The Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency (HIRTA) continues to increase numbers and serv ...
    July 7, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • More than $3.6M in loan agreements aiding city improvements

    More than $3.6 million in loan agreements were approved to continue city improvements and essential work of the city.
    July 7, 2017 - 10:47 am