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  • Reminiscing in Reasnor

    Reminiscing in the Reasnor Park will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and include a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share, table service, a lawn chai ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • United Way receives US Bank Foundation Grant

    U.S. Bank market leader Bret Pugh, right,, and personal banker, Chris Dydell, left, present Jessica Lowe, United Way of Jasper County executive direct ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Prairie Walk to explore rare plants, habitat on Jasper County farm

    COLLINS — Paul Lengeling, of Lomp Lengeling Farms, will host a free prairie walk from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday on his farm near Collins, 11374 W. 124th ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Jasper County GOP hosts trap shoot

    The Jasper County Republican Party will hold its 4th annual trap shoot fundraiser at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Jasper County Gun Club, 624 W. 28th St ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Waiting on the rain

    Local farmers are eligible for disaster relief thanks to a drought declaration from the USDA last month, but many are taking a “wait and see” approach ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Goldfinch Growth working to develop Iowa communities

    Bringing new businesses, housing and growth to a community is a strategy almost everyone can gather around. Goldfinch Growth, a development and invest ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Olive ‘et Boutique brings ladies ‘apparel and pretty things’ to downtown Newton

    Olive ‘et Boutique’s opening weekend exceeded expectations and owner Vicki Wade is excited to keep the momentum going. The ladies “apparel and pretty ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • Thunder Nites season ends with an ‘open heart’

    Thunder Nites bike night in Newton wrapped up the 2017 season with a jam-packed event on Friday. Featuring Sushi Roll on stage, the evening was also B ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:44 am
  • Century, Heritage Farms recognized during state fair

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recognized Century and Heritage Farm families during a ceremony at the State Fair again this y ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:46 am
  • Hawkeye State

    Iowa fans cheer on Newton’s Nick Easley as he scores a touchdown during the CyHawk rivalry game on Saturday. The Capitol II Theatre opened its doors t ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • Top 10

    Homecoming candidates pose for a photo outside Newton High School. Queen candidates are pictured in the front row, from left, Morgann Eide, Jensen Pau ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Red Pride surges at Homecoming

    It starts with an idea, or more specifically, 200 ideas. Next week students at Newton Senior High School will celebrate Homecoming, and as the Newton ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Sun’s out, Buns out

    Oscar Meyer would’ve been proud; Amy Neer has it down to a science. Meyer, who founded the ubiquitous company that bears his name would’ve been amazed ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Monroe trucker identified as victim in I-80 rest stop murder

    The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday 60-year-old Monroe truck driver Earnest Kummer is the man who was found dead early Wednesday morni ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Meet the School Board Candidate: Q&A with Travis Padget

    Editor’s Note: On Sept. 12 Newton voters will have a chance to go to the polls to elect new candidates for the Newton Community School District Board. ...
    Sept. 8, 2017 - 10:06 am