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  • Hy-Vee issues food recall for possible Listeria

    Hy-Vee Stores, Inc. has recalled specific lot numbers of frozen Hy-Vee brand vegetable fried rice and frozen chicken fried rice due to possible Lister ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Fallen officers honored in Police Week ceremony

    It’s not usually polite to mention a woman’s age. Thursday, Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty made an exception.
    May 13, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • NHS seniors receive more than $2.7M in scholarships

    Newton High School’s graduating class of 2016 has already been awarded a collective $2,700,000 in scholarships so far — and the students are still mor ...
    May 16, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • ‘Leaving Iowa’ opens Friday at Newton Community Theatre

    The Newton Community Theatre’s production of “Leaving Iowa” under the direction of Mary Thompson opens this weekend.
    May 13, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Divisions in CMB partnership brought to forefront at joint meeting

    BAXTER — The future of the 28-year CMB sports sharing agreement was put into doubt Wednesday night, as school boards for the Collins-Maxwell and Baxte ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • City looking to sell D&D property

    The city is looking for a developer to construct four duplexes on several former D&D lots.Last year, ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • League of Women Voters, NDN to host candidate forum

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters has received confirmation from all eight candidates invited to take part in a May 19 forum.
    May 13, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Progress Industries open house

    Progress Industries held its annual open house Thursday. Dozens of people attended and enjoyed snacks and socialization. Recently hired President/CEO ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Thunder Nites will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the downtown square in Newton. Featured performer is Gimikk.
    May 13, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • NPL to accept food donations for fines May 16-21

    Subscribe to the Library NewsletterVisit our website or swing by the library information desk to reg ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Cost share available for water quality practices

    Farmers eligible to receive up to half the cost of trying cover crops, no-till/strip till or nitrification inhibitor
    May 13, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Four things to know from the Jasper County Board of Health meeting

    1. Dr. Stephanie Bantell was welcomed to her first official board meeting. Bantell, a physician at Newton Clinic, takes over for Dr. Zachary Alexander ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Pipeline company petitions IUB to begin work next week

    DES MOINES — Dakota Access, LLC — the subsidiary of Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners which is developing the Dakota Access Pipeline — is seeking p ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Stats show Newton has thrived without Maytag

    May 10, 2006 was the day Gov. Tom Vilsack came to Newton on short notice.The governor stood in front ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Valor, Service and Sacrifice

    The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Grinnell Chapter, joins a grateful nation in recognition of Valor, Service and Sacri ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:46 am