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  • Food for the needy

    Newton DMACC’s Morgan Olson displays food and hygiene item donations that were collected during the campus’s annual student appreciation/Thanksgiving ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Jasper County in search for public health provider

    The Jasper County Board of Health is looking for a new entity to provide public health nursing services for the county. As of Feb. 1, Skiff Medical Ce ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • NPD urges caution as winter weather moves in

    Snow is predicted to cover the roads from interstates to city streets courtesy of a weekend snow storm. Before heading out in your vehicle, local auth ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Archery participation benefiting from popular movie franchise

    Archery is experiencing a wave of popularity thanks, in part, to the successful “Hunger Games” series, and locally to Iowa’s expanding archery in the ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • ‘Wrappin’ with the Oldies’ in Colfax

    The Colfax Historical Society is once again hosting a “Wrappin’ with the Oldies” Craft and Vendor event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the community room. ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Canvas and Wine will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Centre or Arts and Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beve ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Area students receive degrees from Buena Vista University

    STORM LAKE — The following students graduated from Buena Vista University in Summer 2015. All of the local graduates attended the Buena Vista Universi ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Registration is open for Practical Farmers’ 2016 annual conference

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting registrations for its 2016 annual conference, “Farmers Teaching Farmers,” which will take place Jan. ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Iowa’s 2015 shotgun deer season outlook

    Iowa’s shotgun deer season is still a few weeks away, leaving time for hunters to contact landowners, sight in shotguns and tend to all the details be ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Library hosts an adult coloring event Monday

    Relax with Adult Coloring BooksThe latest artistic craze of coloring books for adults is coming to t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Trump's Muslim remarks overshadows Newton stop

    Presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump drew more than 300 people to the Newton DMACC campus and talked jobs Thursday as part of a live WH ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • First Avenue housing survey to be conducted for rehabilitation grant

    A door-to-door survey is planned to help gather information needed to apply for a Community Development Block Grant for the First Avenue West area.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Medicaid meeting set for Dec. 7 at state capitol

    If you’re interested in what state lawmakers have to say about the planned Jan. 1 statewide Medicaid ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Wellness Coalition looking to provide snacks at schools

    Following a discussion at a previous meeting, the Newton Wellness Coalition took steps to move forward with the idea of providing snacks at the local ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Newton first graders tour library

    All first grade students from the Newton community schools are currently visiting the library for a tour and to learn about taking good care of librar ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:30 am