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  • Newton couple happy to rebuild after fire

    Last year, Rena Miller and her partner, Linda Roovart, faced every homeowners biggest nightmare when they  lost everything in a fire at the home they ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Celebrating 'Country Pride'

    The Jasper County Fair Parade brought hundreds of county residents to the streets of Colfax on Monday night as the 45-minute show celebrated this year ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Upcoming conference focuses on women in ag

    According to the 2012 U.S.Census of Agriculture, there are 32,167 women farming in Iowa, and 7,108 of those women are considered the principal operato ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • NCT performers receive awards

    The Iowa Community Theatre Association recently announced the winners of the Awards of Excellence at the convention in Red Oak, including several Newt ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • 281 riders take part in the Poker Run

    Several riders pull into Cadillac Jacks at the end of the Friends of Mine “Ride 4 Time” Poker Run, a ride to raise money for those who cannot afford m ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Volunteers needed for Maytag Park renovation

    New playground equipment at Maytag Park will be installed Wednesday through Saturday.Park staff is a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • City Council receives gender equality certificate

    The City of Newton was recognized with a Certificate of Gender Equality at Monday’s city council meeting.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Interested residents sought for ‘60 and older group’

    Anyone interested in starting an informal “60 and older group” for widowed and divorced men and woman in the Newton and surrounding areas to get toget ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Newton Noon Kiwanis to meet Wednesday

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church for lunch and a presentation on a mission trip to El ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Newton Wellness Coalition meets Wednesday

    The Newton Wellness Coalition will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Skiff Medical Center Board Room.A ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Barn dance scheduled for Friday

    An old-fashioned “barn” dance is set for 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Woodland Park in Newton. There will ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • NHS Class of '58 to meet

    The Newton Senior High School Class of 1958 will meet for coffee and fellowship at 9 a.m. Friday at PJ’s Deli. Everyone is welcome.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Pioneer Cooking Days

    Jasper County Conservation Board will be hosting Pioneer Cooking Days for kids ages 10-14 from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday at the Kiwanis sh ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Country Pride County Wide

    The 2014 Jasper County Fair kicked off Friday night in Colfax, beginning with a flag raising ceremony by Baxter Boy Scout Troop 346, the 4-H dog show, ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Parade grand marshals take spotlight after 25 years behind the scenes

    COLFAX — For the last 25 years, Larry Glassford has been directing traffic on the day of the Jasper County Fair Parade. He and his crew block off stre ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:32 am
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