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  • Newton woman charged for allegedly drunk driving with kids

    A Newton woman is facing child endangerment charges after she was accused of driving under the influence Sunday with two children in the vehicle.
    May 25, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Monroe’s summer bike night series kickstarts Friday

    MONROE — The Des Moines-based band Drinkin’ and Dreamin’ has played bars, clubs, weddings, barns and living rooms — taking folks in the crowd to what ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Pedal Chichaqua Valley Trail rolls through Jasper County June 10

    When a 6-mile extension of the Chichaqua Valley Trail was completed for Summer 2016, it finally connected riders from Baxter, Mingo and Ira in Jasper ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Expect heavy boat traffic on Iowa waters for Memorial Day weekend

    The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial beginning to Iowa’s boating season is quickly approaching and boaters across the state are busy prepar ...
    May 25, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Annual Torch Run for Special Olympics

    Participants in the Iowa Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run ran from the Casey’s General Store at Iowa Speedway Drive to the Westwood Golf Cou ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Newton Fest promo video features Iowa Speedway Sing-Along

    The four-day long community festival, Newton Fest, is scheduled for June 8 through June 11. Residents and visitors will be treated to a variety of ent ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Services to honor veterans planned for Memorial Day

    Several services will be held to celebrate Memorial Day throughout the holiday weekend. Ceremonies at Union Cemetery, Wittemburg Cemetery, Ashton Chap ...
    May 25, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Miller to fill WEST Academy principal position

    Bret Miller will take over as WEST Academy principal and K-12 curriculum director for the 2017-2018 school year, following the Newton Community School ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Sunday Drive to perform at First Christian Church

    Sunday Drive is scheduled to perform at First Christian Church, 314 E. Second St. N., Newton.This tr ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Supervisors approve state regulations for fireworks

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors have decided to follow the state law regarding fireworks legislation.
    May 24, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Colfax police discover vehicle linked to missing woman

    COLFAX — A Colfax Police Department officer has linked an abandoned vehicle that was located earlier this month to an ongoing missing person’s case of ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Outdoor education workshops scheduled

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring workshops for K-12 educators on Iowa’s outdoors this summer.
    May 24, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • NCSD, ACLU resolve student free speech incident

    A Newton High School student was asked to wash “love trumps hate” off his arm last November, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa to d ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Family Video continues to reward academic excellence

    Throughout the month of June, students from kindergarten through college can receive a free movie or game rental at Family Video for each final “A” gr ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersThe Sunbonnet Chapter of Questers met May 11 at the home of Lois Vogel. Ten member ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:19 am