• Health director: Help prevent measles in Jasper County

    The United States is currently experiencing a large, multi-state outbreak of measles linked to an amusement park in California. More than 100 people f ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • JCEH offers program to help fill old wells

    Jasper County Environmental Health administers a program to assist property owners with the cost of properly plugging any unused or unwanted water wel ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Local students named to William Penn University president’s list

    OSKALOOSA — Kyle Soderblom, of Newton; Keri Beener, of Prairie City; Shawnee Storm, of Monroe; and Brianna Zerley, Monroe, have been named to the Will ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Mercy College announces fall 2014 academic honors

    DES MOINES — Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines has announced members of its 2014 fall presiden’s and dean’s lists.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Local students graduate from Iowa State University

    AMES — At Iowa State University’s fall 2014 commencement ceremonies, 1,806 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 1,492 undergraduate degrees, ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Defense rests in Supino double murder trial

    WATERLOO — Attorneys for Theresa "Terri" Supino rested their case Wednesday at the Black Hawk County Courthouse after just one full day of witness tes ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Marty, Sandy Boller to speak at the Haven Vineyard Church

    Join Marty and Sandy Boller for a Night with the Holy Spirit at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Haven Vineyard Church, 207 First Ave. E.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Get to Know Newton shows progress through year one

    A little more than a year ago, the City of Newton launched the Get to Know Newton campaign to help develop a new identity and brand for the community. ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Trial set for mother accused of biting child

    A May jury trial is scheduled for a Cedar Rapids woman accused of biting her 5-year-old son on the cheek while outside of a Newton convenience store.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Biden visits DMACC

    Des Moines Area Community College Tool and Die student David Braafhart, of Newton, visits with Vice President Joe Biden during a tour of the Ankeny Ca ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Supervisors set public hearing for budget approval

    A public hearing was set for the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget for the Jasper County Board of Supervisors at 9:30 a.m. March 3. The board will hear any ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • St. Luke hosts fundraiser supper, service Feb. 18

    St. Luke United Methodist Church is hosting an Ash Wednesday Pancake Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the church, 501 E. 19th St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Newton man takes plea deal in robbery case

    A Newton man charged with second-degree burglary in an incident in which he allegedly stole $70 and a pack of smokes after holding a corkscrew to a vi ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts free sharing supper Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing supperat 6 p.m. Satuday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Newton Congregation UCC hosts Ash Wednesday service

    Newton Congregational United Church of Christ will host an Ash Wednesday worship from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 308 W. Second St. N. in ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:57 am
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