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  • Locals react to pipeline decision

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday afternoon it would deny Dakota Access, LLC the final construction permit needed to run the 1,16 ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Dollars for Scholars hosts 31st annual Newton Tour of Homes

    Nathan and Emily McConkey never thought they would live in a historical home in Newton, let alone open their doors to welcome in strangers.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Pacesetters claim first place trophy at state

    There will be a title for the Newton High School Pacesetters to defend next year at the Iowa State Dance Team Championships.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Two YPJC selected for state award

    Two member of the Young Professionals of Jasper County have been selected as finalists for the Young Professionals of the Year Award. 
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Housing study to assess market needs, viability in Jasper County

    The Jasper County Economic Development Corporation and the Jasper County Hometown Pride Program have announced plans for a joint housing market study ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Optometrist returns as vision center owner

    With 17 years of experience under her belt, a familiar face and optometrist has made her way back to Newton to take ownership of the vision center loc ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Colfax celebrates annual Country Christmas

    COLFAX — Despite drizzle being a prelude to the soon-to-be first snowfall Saturday evening, Colfax residents still showed their holiday cheer by visit ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • First snowfall covers Jasper County

    Just enough snow gracefully began to fall Saturday evening and well into the early morning hours Sunday to cover the grass in most yards in Baxter. A ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Newton Schools to test alert system Tuesday

    Newton Community School District Superintendent Bob Callaghan announced Sunday the district will perform a test of its weather alert system on Tuesday ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Abundance of decorations at Kellogg Down Home Christmas

    The Kellogg Historical Society and local clubs worked since October to fill many levels of the downtown buildings with unique seasonal decorations in ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Maytag cleared to sell cheese

    The good news for Maytag Dairy Farms is the company’s fall catalog has been released and the dairy has resumed selling products with its label after a ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Schools continue to work with transgender bathroom issues

    A letter sent out recently by a religious organization addresses an issue that some feel might already have been addressed politically and by school o ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Monroe admin to leave for City of Nevada

    MONROE — Matt Mardesen, Monroe city administrator, has been offered a job in the same capacity with the City of Nevada and will formally submit his re ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ opens Friday at Newton Community Theatre

    The Newton Community Theatre will be opening its production of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at 7:30 p.m. Friday under the direction of Sue Beukema and Pam ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • A well-run government priority for city

    In order to properly manage the first three purposes in the proposed action plan the city will continue working to lead with effective, efficient gove ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:26 am