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  • Missing man found at bottom of river

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Colfax Fire Department personnel ended the search for a missing man by locating him and bringing him up fr ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • New presentation system planned for council chambers

    To improve operations in council chambers, city council approved an upgrade of the projection system. Iowa Audio Video was approved to install the new ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Ladder accident

    An accident involving a painting crew at the nearly completed new Lauterbach Buick GMC facility at 2900 First Ave. E. in Newton on Thursday lead to on ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • City considering executive rental housing program

    The city is taking steps to address a little known housing need — executive rental housing. Director of Planning and Zone Erin Chambers brought the pr ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Berg Middle School in second round of healthiest mascot contest

    Berg Middle School is going toe-to-toe with Algona Middle School this week — though there are fields, courts or courses involved.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Photo: Change for Kids

    Park Centre residents contributed to the Newton School Health Initiative for healthy snacks for students in Newton schools.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Junior Achievement training

    Junior Achievement is gearing up to start at Newton High School and WEST Academy. The volunteers met Tuesday for training with Junior Achievement. Pic ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Man to be sentenced in sexual abuse case of Monroe teen

    A Knoxville man will be sentenced in November for the April 2015 sexual abuse incident of a Monroe teenager.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • DMACC announced summer semester honors

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the Summer Semester president’s and dean’s ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met at the home of Shirley Mielke on Sept. 8. The meeting was c ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Jasper County awarded federal funds for emergency food and shelter

    The Jasper County area has been chosen to receive $7,715 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Phase 33 of the Emergency Food and Shelt ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Elijah P. Harmon, 35, of Newton, and Rick L. Donnelly, 40, of Newton, were ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Create your own chalkboard paint mug at the library Monday

    Library Card Sign-Up MonthHelp us celebrate Library Card Sign-up month. Teens and adults are invited ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Progress Industries honors frontline employees who support people with disabilities

    Progress Industries is celebrated National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week Sept. 11-17 in an effort to honor individuals who provide sup ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Deputies pull man's body from South Skunk River

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Colfax Fire Department personnel located and removed the body of a man Thursday afternoon from the South S ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:18 pm