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  • Skiff looking to expand OR

    Skiff Medical Center is making plans to upgrade is operating room and endoscopy suite. Skiff is requesting more than $497,000 in funds from the city t ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • ADA work planned for Woodland Park

    Steps are being taken to make Woodland Park more accessible. As part of the city’s efforts to remove barriers and create accessibility for people wit ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Prairie Days schedule released

    The Prairie City Celebration Commission released the official schedule for Prairie Days 2016.The sch ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Local task force provides welcome bags for all babies

    Jasper County Maternal and Child Health Task Force has achieved their July 1 goal by getting welcome bags and a community resource guide of pregnancy ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Organic does not mean chemical free

    A common misconception among consumers is that organic means“chemical free.” Regardless of the farming system, however, chemicals can be applied to a  ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Window Display and Visual Merchandising seminar open to local businesses

    A Window Display and Visual Merchandising seminar open to local businesses. Newton Main Street will host a 60 minute instructional seminar on window d ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Outdoor concert at the NPL

    Folk & Roll duo, The High Crest, will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 22. This musical act uses a blend of dueling guitars, powerful harmonies, and d ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    July 14, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • DARE students invited to walk in the Jasper County Fair parade

    All 2015-16 DARE students from Colfax-Mingo, Prairie City-Monroe, Baxter and Lynnville-Sully are invited to join fellow DARE students in walking in th ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Go & Do: Ride 4 Time

    The third annual Ride 4 Time With Friends of Mine Poker Run. Riders help women get mammograms that otherwise could not afford them. Registration begin ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Go & Do: Jasper County Fair

    The Jasper County Fair 2016 will be bursting at the seams with this year’s events and activities as it celebrates “Sew It – Grow It – Show It,” July 1 ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Go & Do: Sensory Friendly Movie

    Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to a special showing of “The Secret Life of Pets.” Sing, clap, dance and move around. Vo ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Go & Do: Dino O’Dell Concert

    Dino O’Dell, of Kansas City, is on a national tour. His music and storytelling will introduce kids to a cowboy and a space alien (and sneak in a littl ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Go & Do: Prairie Night Hikes

    Join a ranger for a guided nature hike and learn all about the secrets of the prairie at night. The topic for this hike will be “Secrets of the Prairi ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Newton schools registration is online only

    Newton Community School District student registration will all be done online this year — and the deadline to complete that registration is rapidly ap ...
    July 13, 2016 - 12:08 pm