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  • U.S. Cellular provides Baxter High School juniors with $1,000 sponsorship

    Baxter High School’s junior class has received $1,000 for prom through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections program.
    March 10, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Crime Stoppers offers $500 reward for homicide tips

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the community regarding the homicide of a 61-year-old Newton man who was found dead in h ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Stately Sendoff

    Newton High School students and staff gather outside the school Wednesday morning to support the boys’ basketball team, which is on its way to the sta ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Supervisors support IDOT training center

    A vote of support was given to the Iowa Traffic Incident Management Training Center proposal at Tuesday’s Jasper County Board of Supervisors meeting.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Newton man arrested for child endangerment

    A Newton man is facing child endangerment charges following an investigation by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office stemming from an incident in Decemb ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Monday super storm levels machine shed west of Monroe

    A giant pile of wood and metal is all that is left of a large machine shed located on Highway F70 west of Monroe after Monday’s storm blew it from its ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • WDM United Methodist Men to present Last Supper drama at St. Luke

    St. Luke United Methodist Church has announced it will be hosting the West Des Moines United Methodist Men in presenting the Last Supper drama based o ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Local church members bring donations to distribution center

    A group from St. Luke United Methodist Church is working to do its part to help those in need around the world. Six St. Luke church members and three ...
    March 8, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Central Iowa Division of the Bible League meeting March 20

    The Central Iowa Division of the Bible League is hosting the spring salad luncheon at noon on March 20 at Faith Christian Reformed Church in Pella. Dr ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Centering Prayer for Lent at CUCC

    Congregational United Church of Christ, 308 E. Second St. N., will be offering an opportunity for “Centering Prayer” on Wednesday evenings during the ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Crossing the finish line

    Shannon Yanske crosses the finish line first during a 50-meter dash at the special olympics held at the YMCA for Newton Athletes Tuesday.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • City OKs up to $6M in TIF funds for DMACC Maytag campus

    Up to $6 million in city tax increment finance assistance was approved for the DMACC Maytag Campus on Monday. City council gave the go ahead to help D ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Thunderstorms, suspected tornadoes damage Iowa communities

    Straight-line winds and possible tornadoes caused sirens to sound and substantial damage across Jasp ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Downtown Newton apartment project entering next steps

    A public hearing has been set for the sale of 224 N. Third Ave. W. and 224 W. Third St. N., the property where the former Newton Seed Store was locate ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Hibbett Sports bringing athletic apparel, equipment to Newton

    Newtonians will soon have a new place to buy sporting goods. Hibbett Sports is setting up shop on First Avenue.
    March 7, 2017 - 11:37 am