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  • JCHM offers half price tickets Tuesdays

    The Jasper County Historical Museum will offer half-off ticket prices on Tuesday.Non-member admissio ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Red Rock offers programs for visitors

    Upcoming activities at Lake Red Rock through Aug. 13:Today — Roberts Creek Paddling Tour, 5:30-7:30 ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Class car show comes to Newton

    The classic car show Cruisin’ to Newton will  take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the downtown square in Newton. 
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Holy Trinity hosts free community meal

    There will be a free community meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton. 
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Staggered school start for kindergarten, transitional

    Berg and Thomas Jefferson Elementaries will have a “staggered start” for its transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students beginning this fall. ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Resume workshops, card game night at library

    Win Golf Passes to Westwood Golf CourseThe library is giving out two free nine-hole passes (with a c ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Local residents prepare for annual Monroe Old Settlers Days

    It's that time of year again. The 118th annual Monroe Old Settlers Days is happening this weekend and the Monroe Old Settlers Committee is ready to go ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Main Street Newton hosts economic restructuring speaker

    Local business owners and residents were invited to a presentation by Jim Thompson, of Main Street Iowa, Wednesday evening at Uncle Nancy’s.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Mixed results found in Newton's livability survey

    As a part of the revitalization of Newton, the city asked locals to participate in a National Citizens Survey, ranking the livability of the town. Bet ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Midwife to bring OB services to Skiff Medical Center

    Expectant moms who choose Skiff to deliver their babies will soon have access to a brand-new choice: Newton Clinic is adding a midwife to its roster o ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Dedication of Jasper County Veterans Memorial slated for Saturday

    A cornerstone dedication for the Jasper County Veterans Memorial is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday.Th ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • School board to meet Monday

    The Newton Community School Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11 at Emerson Hough Conference Room 125.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Bat Netting program Aug. 22

    Jasper County Conservation will be offering a bat netting program beginning at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Ashton Wildwood Park. Nets will be set up in the c ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Calif. man charged with sex abuse, filming minors in shower

    A California man is charged with sexual abuse among six additional charges filed Wednesday following a stint in which police say he claimed to be an a ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Newton not eligible for district-wide free lunch, yet

    More than half of the nearly 3,000 students in the Newton Community School District qualified for free or reduced lunch during the 2013-2014 school ye ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:33 am
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