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  • Jasper County man wins $25,000 lottery prize

    The first of seven top prizes of $25,000 available in the lottery’s “Holiday Season Bingo” scratch game was claimed Wednesday by Randy Fuchs, of Baxte ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Newton to update parking code

    In an effort to update city code, handicapped parking and general parking throughout Newton is being addressed by city council. Council approved the f ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • City continues to address uncontrolled intersections

    To address the 22 uncontrolled intersections in the southeast area of the city, new stop and yield signs are proposed to increase safety for pedestria ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Law tutors at Northwestern College

    ORANGE CITY — Emily Law is serving as a tutor for the 2016–17 school year at Northwestern College in Orange City.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • NCS students share time (and ice cream) with seniors

    The afternoon of Nov. 17 was unseasonably warm. That enabled Newton Christian School students to help push Park Centre seniors down the street for som ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • God and Life Recipients

    Zachary Rogahn and Miranda Ervin, along with Kristopher Rogahn (not pictured), were named the God and Life Recipients at Our Savior Luther Church in N ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Club news

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. met at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the United Congregational Church to ma ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Christmas in November

    Christmas came early at Grace Church in Newton. The Wednesday Night Live Kids program at Grace Church started collecting toys, games, candy, socks and ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Bus-full of donations

    Residents and staff recently at Park Centre filled a bus with supplies and delivered to the Salvation Army.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Wednesday wreck sends three to hospital

    Three vehicles were involved in a Wednesday evening wreck along Highway 117 at Highway F34, north of Colfax, leading to three people going to local ho ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • 82nd Annual Courthouse Lighting is Friday

    The 2016 edition of the Jasper County Courthouse Lighting is right around the corner, and a full evening of fun is planned for those who attend.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Local businesses encourage to shop small on Saturday

    The third annual Shop Small event, sponsored by Newton Main Street, is back and expanded for Small Business Saturday.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • 4-H Festival of Trees back for the holiday season

    For the past decade, the holiday spirit at the Jasper County Courthouse has been provided one of the largest displays of decorated Christmas trees in ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Colfax Country Christmas

    COLFAX — When Colfax Main Street volunteers sat down this year to plan what has become one of the most anticipated holiday events in Jasper County, th ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Kellogg Down Home Christmas is Dec. 3-4

    The Kellogg Historical Society has announced the return of the Down Home Christmas celebration Dec. 3-4.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:33 am