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  • REG reaches new monthly sales milestone

    AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) recently announced that the company sold more than 50 million gallons of biomass-based diesel during ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Annual CROP hunger walk set for Oct. 2

    The Jasper County CROP Hunger Walk will be on Oct. 2 in Newton. The three-mile walk will begin at 2 p.m. starting at the courthouse lawn. Registration ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • County celebrates Fall Prevention Awareness Day Thursday

    On Thursday, Jasper County Health Department and Wesley Life celebrate National Fall Prevention Awareness Day.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • NHS Pacesetters selling Pink Out shirts for home football game

    The Newton High School Pacesetters are now selling Pink Out shirts to help raise money for breast cancer awareness.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • DAR promotes Constitution Week

    There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the Unit ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Newton freshmen roll past Grayhounds

    BURLINGTON — Newton High’s freshmen overpowered host Burlington Friday night in a 55-22 victory. The NHS freshmen are 3-0 on the season.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Monroe man arrested after striking two men with truck in DM

    DES MOINES — A Monroe man is facing multiple charges in Polk County after reportedly striking two men with his truck on Sunday at the Highland Park Li ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Monroe Smoker Showdown comes down to a tie

    MONROE — A friendly competition between two teams of cooks at the Third Annual Smoker Showdown on Saturday came down to the wire with more than 300 pe ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Aveda products now available at Aleya

    For the first time in Newton, Aveda hair products are available at Aleya Salon & Suites and Nicole Burdess and Brooke Swihart of NBBS salon are excite ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Newton man who fell from ladder in ICU

    Brad Jolliffe was hoping to wrap up his of work painting a new building in Newton on Thursday.Jolli ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Unwinding at five

    A large crowd participated in the inaugural Unwind at Five from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the former Speakeasy downtown.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • The fast and the furriest

    About a dozen furry friends and their owners came out for the Fast and the Furriest race on Saturday. The dogs and their owners got a chance to get th ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Stop signs planned near Aurora Heights

    Concerns over student safety near Aurora Heights Elementary led the Newton City Council to add additional stop signs at several street crossings. The ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Goodwill Industries announces new CEO

    JOHNSTON — Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa recently announced that Jackie Norris will become president and CEO-elect of the organization effective ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Twelve Vernon employees recognized as PPAI fellows

    Twelve employees of The Vernon Company have been recognized as Promotional Products Association International Fellows.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 10:53 am