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  • Newton school board shoots down motion to hire consultant

    One of the motions made by a Newton Community School District board of education member on Monday night led to an uncommon result.
    June 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Sherman Sunbeams work in Kellogg Holmdahl Park

    Sherman Sunbeam 4-H Club members helped with landscaping in the Halmdahl Park in Kellogg recently. Containers around the cabin were cleaned and freshl ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • C-M superintendent resigns after second OWI

    COLFAX —The Colfax-Mingo Board of Education accepted the resignation of district superintendent Marty Lucas during a special meeting Monday, following ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • And the winner is...

    Isabella Bautista, 10, of Newton, poses with her new Fender acoustic/electric guitar her mother, Stephanie, recently won. The guitar was raffled off f ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Huckabee, Jindal to make Newton stops

    The beginning of what could be a long line of presidential candidate visits to Jasper County will start as early as this week.
    June 23, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Farmland leasing meeting coming to Newton

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 11 different site in central Iowa during late July and Aug ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Iowa 4-H conference to begin June 30

    Iowa 4-H Youth Conference 2015 Animal Science Round-Up and CSI: Crops will be from June 30 to July 2 at Iowa State University in Ames. Registration co ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • KAH to host packaging event July 11

    The Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will package food to be sent to feed families in parts of the world where there is a shortage of food July 11 at ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Events

    • The Future of Work 2015 - 2020 will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Newton Development Corporation, 600 N. Second Ave. W., Suite P in Newton. The semi ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Royalty Round-Up

    COLFAX —The 2015 Jasper County Fair queen and fair princess were crowned Saturday during the first Jasper County Fair Round-Up event in Colfax, and bo ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • ‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules: ‘Great to be back here in Iowa’

    Star from Season 19 of “The Bachelor,” contestant on “Dancing With The Stars” and Iowa native Chris Soules appeared at Iowa Speedway Friday and was th ...
    June 22, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Kellogg to celebrate sesquicentennial with a weekend of events

    Originally named Manning Station after the man who owned the stagecoach stop, it was also thought the name Jasper City was used before the railroad na ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Patriot Converting moves to more efficient former Marsh building

    Patriot Converting, previously located at 910 N. 18th Ave. E. has moved to the former Marsh building at 1503 N. 13th Ave. E. Patriot has been in the c ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Pizza Ranch offers Christian music CD

    Pizza Ranch, including the Newton location, is selling “Living Hope,” an exclusive collection of Christian music.
    June 22, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    June 22, 2015 - 12:13 pm
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