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  • Walmart Foundation grant paves the way for job training in Iowa prisons

    Thanks to Jobs for the Future and the Walmart Foundation grant, Des Moines Area Community College, the Iowa Department of Corrections and Central Iowa ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Club News

    Olive Jane Lamb QuestersThe Olive Jane Lamb Questers met April 14 at the home of Betty Peterson in B ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Area students ranks in top 2 percent at ISU

    AMES — Two area students have achieved academic ranking in the top 2 percent of students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Seed available for wildlife food plots

    Planting food plots is a great way to improve wildlife habitat and diversity. Food plots provide nutrition for wildlife, especially in adverse winter ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction will be from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Jasper County Senior Citizens Center, 702 E. Third St. ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Disc golf tourney Saturday

    The Colfax Sesquicentennial Disc Golf Tournament will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Lewis Park in Colfax.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • NFD responds to Midtown Building in latest false alarm

    Newton’s Midtown Building has experienced a couple of fire alarms in the past couple of weeks. The latest happened at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Library offers computers for beginnners, babysitting classes

    Computer Classes for BeginnersComputer classes have returned. During the month of April, the library ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Newton Park Board votes to forgo further foot golf discussion, action

    After an informational presentation and lengthy discussion, the Newton Park Board voted 3-2 to cease any further discussion or action on foot golf at ...
    April 21, 2016 - 7:19 pm
  • Jasper County Sheriff’s Office now an approved EMT agency

    A new approval awarded to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office doesn’t mean deputies will be routinely sent out on medical calls, but it does mean first ...
    April 21, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Homeless outreach efforts expand in Newton

    In a growing number of ways the community is addressing hunger and homelessness, a new free meal for those in need will begin Monday at a familiar dow ...
    April 22, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • TPI employees honored

    TPI Composites, Inc., recently held ceremonies to acknowledge honors bestowed upon a few of its Newton employees.
    April 21, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Supervisors approve Vets Affairs position

    When Jasper County Veterans Affairs Director Chris Chartier asked for an assistant to be hired for his department last year, the county board of super ...
    April 21, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Pink Ribbon Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at hospital board room at Skiff Medical Center, 204 N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton.
    April 21, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Cardinal math team places third at state

    PELLA — More than a dozen Newton High School students traveled to the Little Hawkeye Conference Math Contest last week at Central College. The team pl ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:23 pm