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  • NHS student earns Eagle Scout

    Be prepared; it’s the Boy Scout motto and it’s also Gage Linahon’s mantra. The Newton High School sophomore, who attained the rank of Eagle Scout last ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • County health insurance increases by $300,000

    An increase of more than $300,000 to Jasper County’s employee benefits was approved Tuesday by the board of supervisors. The benefits, which include h ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • Community Heights Alliance Church welcomes new senior pastor

    As a new senior pastor of Community Heights Alliance Church has become acquainted with Newton in the last month, he said he appreciates the “real-life ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • Baxter student takes second in Halloween Costume contest

    The annual Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus Student Activities Council sponsored Halloween Costume was during the noon hour Monday. The ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • Local ISU Extension to host 100 year celebration

    Celebrate 100 years of Extension and Outreach in Jasper County. A Centennial Celebration event is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Newton DMACC, 60 ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Salvation Army’s fundraising dinner and auction is Friday

    The Salvation Army’s is hosting its annual Fundraising Dinner and Auction will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at The Salvation Army, 301 N. Second Ave. E.
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • FNNB Bank accepting donations for Salvation Army

    FNNB Bank will be collecting non-perishable food items, paper products and cash for the Salvation Army Food Pantry from Monday through Nov. 16 at both ...
    Nov. 2, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • Supervisors explore sealant option for annex building

    An alternative water-proofing solution for the annex building basement was presented to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Supervisors apologize for ‘lack of communication’

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors apologized Tuesday for a “lack of communication” in the wake of a report which recommended professional mold re ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • United Way’s annual autograph auction set for Friday

    From famous musicians to movie stars and athletes and everything in between, it won’t be hard to find a must-have autographed item at the United Way o ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • How sweet it is

    Eight Berg Middle School instrumental musicians were selected to perform in the 2017 South Central Iowa Bandmaster’s Association District Honor Band F ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Dakota Access donates to FFA, 4-H Foundation

    The Iowa FFA Foundation and Iowa 4-H Foundation recently received matching donations of $90,000 each from Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC. The funds will ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Mattingly Music and Book to host author for book signing

    Iowa author James Kenyon will be signing books from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at Mattingly Music & Books.Ke ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Fall supper Saturday in Baxter

    The Congregational United Church of Christ at 218 S. Main St. in Baxter will be hosting its annual fall supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The me ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Mingo church announces harvest supper on Nov. 11

    Annual Harvest Supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Mingo United Methodist Church. Carry-outs will be from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Freewill donati ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 9:49 am