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  • Reservist hopes to get family-friendly veterans events going

    It might seem like there are already dozens of established veterans organizations around — however, there are still many veterans causes and needs tha ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Padilla to retire from NPL after 27 years with libraries

    Sue Padilla likes to refer to library patrons as “readers.”While there have been plenty of technolog ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Sheriff, police chief support education/compliance program

    A statewide program that is well into its second decade of existence has had to take into account industry changes in an effort to keep alcohol and ni ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • MAT tumblers open season in Rock Island

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team traveled to Rock Island, Illinois for its first competitive USTA meet of the season on Nov. 8.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • St. Nick’s receives donation

    Theisen’s grant program recently donated a $500 gift card to St. Nick’s Christmas Club. Pictured is Lisa McKinney with St. Nick’s and Dawn Prellwitz o ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Ted Cruz at Pizza Ranch on Sunday

    Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has several Iowa town-hall type events planned for this weekend in central Iowa, including ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • City continues focus on high quality of life

    The city’s progress in the area of providing a high quality of life was presented to the city council in the third monthly update on the 2015-2017 str ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Energy is among least expensive ingredients for the holiday meal

    This Thanksgiving, cooks across Iowa will all use one universal ingredient — energy. When compared to all the other ingredients for the big holiday me ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Kellogg Lions to host breakfast

    The Kellogg Lions Club will be serving a pancake breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Cabin in Holmdahl Park. Donations over the cost of ingredien ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Festivities for the Lighting of the Jasper County Courthouse will begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, 113 First Av ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Colfax Blood Drive Dec. 5

    The Colfax and Mingo Communities Blood Drive will be from 7:15 to 10:15 a.m. Dec. 5 at the Colfax-Mingo Elementary School, 20 W. Broadway St. in Colfa ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • PCM Mustang Scholars fundraiser Dec. 6

    Join the PCM Mustang Scholars Committee from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Farmer’s Wife in Newton, for some holiday shopping.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Basic firearm rules are important for a safe hunt

    The first of Iowa’s two shotgun deer seasons opens on Dec. 5, and while optimism for a successful hunt is the primary focus, hunters are encouraged to ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Library hosts holiday event featuring cocoa, crafts, carols

    Cocoa, Crafts and CarolsJoin us for drop-in crafts, music and hot cocoa from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thurs ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • ‘We can do this’

    Nine months ago Travis Fairchild was in a bind he couldn’t fathom escaping.Travis’ hardships include ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am