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  • Aurora Heights students give back to Salvation Army

    Recently, the Aurora Heights Student Council sponsored Socktober as its Community Service Project for the first semester. Clothing items and food item ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Culver’s to offer free Thanksgiving dinner meal

    After a successful first year, the Newton Culver’s will once again provide a free Thanksgiving dinner and entertainment for the community.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Theisen’s offers extra savings to Veterans

    In honor of Veterans Day, Theisen’s stores is offering an extra 11 percent off everything at the store for all veterans and active military members.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Bake sale to raise funds for senior meal programs

    A bake sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Jasper County Courthouse. Homemade baked good be available until they are sold out. The pr ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Soup supper in Ira Saturday

    A fall soup supper will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ira Community Center/Ira Park. The menu includes a variety of soups and desserts. Free wil ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Neal Smith NWR Visitor Center closed for Veterans Day

    The Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be closed Wednesday in observance of Veterans Day, a federal holiday. The auto tour rou ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Zeta Chapter to meet at high school Wednesday

    The members of Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will be meeting at 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Newton High School in Room 55.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • St. Nick’s Christmas Club applications

    Applications for the 27th annual St. Nick’s Christmas Club’s holiday assistance program for Jasper County residents will be available beginning at 8 a ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Discover Hope faith based addiction support group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Full slate of county events set for Veterans Day

    There are several events open to the public scheduled to take place in Jasper County on Wednesday in honor of Veterans Day. Here are a few:
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Annual Salvation Army dinner, quilt auction Friday

    I was interested in finding a quilting group when I moved here and was welcomed into the Salvation Army 1/4-inch quilters.  The glue that holds us ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • KOC courthouse lights donation

    The Knights of Columbus recently donated $500 to the courthouse lighting fund. Pictured, from left, are Bruce Hoffmeier, Steve Knight, Bob Raymock and ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • NPD graduates the 19th Citizen Police Academy

    On Nov. 3, the 19th Session of the Newton Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy graduated in a ceremony held at the Rural Water Association.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Just Like My Art gift shop opens in Newton

    For more than a decade, Michelle Pritchard has been creating unique items. Now, Michelle along with her husband Steve, are sharing her creations inclu ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Recording history

    Thirteen military veterans told their stories on Friday as part of this year’s Veterans History Project, hosted at Newton DMACC campus by the Iowa Cou ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:02 pm