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  • Special speaker

    Berg Middle School students were able to complete an important phase of its anti-bullying efforts this fall when an anticipated guest speaker addresse ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • No injuries in I-80 wreck

    An Interstate 80 wreck that initially looked like it might produce injuries Thursday didn’t lead to anyone being transported to a hospital. Jasper Cou ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • League to host human trafficking presentation Thursday

    Human trafficking, according to United States Department of State, is the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Lynnville OKs domestic chickens ordinance

    LYNNVILLE — At its recent meeting, the Lynnville City Council approved domestic chickens to reside within city limits. The approval is limited to only ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Community Calendar

    • NAMI of Jasper County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Skiff Medical Center, 204 N. Fourth Ave. E. in Newton, to discuss personal matters, mental he ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Berg Middle School 7th grade honor roll – Term 1

    A Honor RollJacob Aldrich, Alixandra Anderson, Cassle Austin, Dylann Beiner, MaKenna Brooks, Tess Br ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Berg Middle School 8th grade honor roll – Term 1

    A Honor RollSamantha Adams, Madilynn Amos, Makatlyn Anderson, Kamryn Arguello, Mackenzie Baker, Anna ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Together again

    COLFAX — Bill Brown and Marilyn Doty-Brown's relationship began as a summer romance 67 years ago as teens in Colfax and Mingo. Saturday, the couple fi ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Basics & Beyond enrollment down by 21 students

    Any new arrangement might take some time to perfect. While the Newton Community School District’s arrangement with DMACC’s Gateway to College program ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Newton students earn accolades for musical talent

    Some of the Newton area’s top vocalists and musicians were recently honored for their dedication to their art.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • ‘Buy it now’ supports library

    If you check the library catalog, you will see a new button on each search result labeled “Buy It Now.” Clicking on this button takes you directly to ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Jindal schedules campaign stop in Poweshiek County

    Presidential candidate, and current Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, will be making a campaign stop at noon Nov. 18 in Poweshiek County. The meet and ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Blackwood Quartet concer will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Foursquare Church, 1510 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton. Freewill offerings will be accepted. Fo ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Addition of K9 Unit proposed for Newton Police Department

    Several items from the Newton Police Department are on the agenda for the Newton City Council including the approval for a Narcotics K9 Unit at its me ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Newton High School B Honor Roll — Term 1

    A-CChet Adams, Raven Adams, Trevor Annee, Samantha Annis, Dusti Antle, Ty Arguello, Austin Baker, Ja ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:55 am