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  • Local leaders push to protect drug-endangered children

    Imagine a parent shooting up heroin in front of their child. It is a frightening image. When a parent faces such an allegation in Iowa, it is not asse ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Auctioneer performs final cry after 63-year career

    “$84 bid, now 85, now $86, will ya give me 87? $87 bid, now 88, 88 bills. Sold!” Since 1953, Iowa r ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Next set of uncontrolled intersections goes before council

    Another round of uncontrolled intersections are being addressed with traffic signs by the city. City council approved the first reading of an amendmen ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Veterans Affairs setting goals for 2017

    Kurt Jackson of the Jasper County Department of Veterans Affairs spoke to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors Tuesday during his quarterly report t ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Our Savior Lutheran members to receive national award

    One Newton couple and members of Our Savior Lutheran Church have been selected to receive the Lutheran Lamb Award next month.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Chris Rose to speak Jan. 29

    Chris Rose of Christ Rose Ministries will be speaking at 10 a.m. Jan. 29 at the Iron Sharpens Iron church, 1305 E. 10th Street S. in Newton. Rose will ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Concert and free chili supper at Kellogg UMC

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free supper at 6 p.m. Saturday. The free meal will be served in fellowship hall and all are invited to ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • MAT hosts home meet

    MAT Tumbling/Trampoline held its annual Regional Invitational competition at Marshalltown Community College in the Babe Harder and Student Activity Ce ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Battling the ice, one street at a time

    A thin sheet of glass-like ice greeted most of central Iowa Monday morning but the Newton Public Works department had already been at work on the stre ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • First legislative coffee slated for Saturday

    The first of three legislative coffees hosted by the Jasper County League of Women Voters is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Concrete crushing project recycles former waste

    A concrete recycling project at the Newton Sanitary Landfill makes use of a product that was once considered waste. The concrete crushing project recy ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Alleged motorcycle thief arrested

    After the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office initiated a lookout Friday afternoon for an alleged motorcycle thief, it was only hours later the 20-year-old ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Farmers play major role in Iowa energy production

    The Iowa Energy Plan that was announced in December includes a multi-faceted approach that ties directly to the state’s agriculture industry. Specific ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Frozen Fins Ice Fishing tournament set for Saturday

    Jasper County Conservation will be hosting its annual Frozen Fins Ice Fishing Tournament.The tournam ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • WinterFest concert is Jan. 28 at the Orpheum in downtown Marshalltown

    MARSHALLTOWN — The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature three bands in one night of great music during WinterFest on Saturday, Jan. 28. Land of B ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:43 am