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  • Jasper County GOP discuss voter ID bill

    The Jasper County Republican Central Committee met Feb. 27 at the Newton American Legion. Special guests were Jasper County Auditor Dennis Parrot and ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Newton soldier earns second IBCT, 34th Infantry Patch

    Pvt2. Jacob M. Walker of Newton, was one of more than 35 Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers recently recognized during a patching ceremony at the Camp ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Fashions, movies, crafts all coming to the Newton library

    Battle of the BooksMarch 1-31 — We’re playing Battle of the Books. This is a bracket-style tournamen ...
    March 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Little League plays hard ball at Parks Board

    Concerns about the proposed ADA improvements at the ball fields at Agnes Patterson Park drove discussions during the Newton Park Board meeting on Wedn ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • 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