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  • Involuntary manslaughter charge dismissed in drug death case

    Judge Terry Rickers dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge Monday against 29-year-old Newton resident Matthew A. McNeer.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Barn dance rain or shine

    An old-fashioned “barn” dance is set for 7 to 10 p.m. tonight at Woodland Park in Newton. There will ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • FSA county committee nomination period deadline nears

    The deadline to submit nominations for the Farm Service Agency Jasper County Committee is Aug. 1. The FSA-669A must be received in the county office b ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • 'Kellogg Konnection' set for Saturday

    Kellogg will host a family fun time called “Kellogg Konnection” from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Holmdahl Park in Kellogg.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • City of Newton seeking volunteers for 'Get To Know Newton'

    The City of Newton is seeking volunteers to help people “Get To Know Newton” at the upcoming Iowa Speedway races on Aug. 1 and 2.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jamison E. Poe, 22, of Newton was charged with serious domestic assault af ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Salvation Army accepting applications for school supplies assistance

    The Salvation Army is accepting applications for backpacks and school supplies until July 31.Bags wi ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Clarification

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office will only cease taking non-emergency calls in towns that have their own police departments. They will continue to t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Park project complete

    The Maytag Park playground installation project has been completed, and volunteers will not be needed Saturday. 
    July 25, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Puppets, 'Hunger Games' party planned at library

    Puppet Show with PuppeteerPuppeteer Kevin Coble will put on a show at 1 p.m. Monday in the Newton Pu ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Iowa KidsNet to hold information session on foster care, adoption in Newton

    Iowa KidsNet, the statewide organization that recruits, trains, licenses and supports Iowa’s foster and adoptive families, will hold an information se ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Rare Golf Shot

    NEWTON — On one of the hottest days of the summer, Ron Carson blazed a bit of history on Westwood Golf Course.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Newton Fire Department closes three apartment buildings

    “No Trespassing” signs are hung on the door, the parking lots sit empty and soggy mildewing newspapers are piling up on the steps at the Hampton House ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Out with the old in with the new

    Newton Parks and Grounds along with the Newton Park Board have been working on installing a new playground at Maytag Park in the exact location of the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Jasper County Fair Livestock Judging Contest Winners

    Winners of the 2014 Jasper County Fair Livestock Judging Contest were announced Wednesday, and all winners are pictured above with Jasper County Fair ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:59 am
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