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  • NHS parent- teacher conferences, mid-term reports

    Parent-Teacher conferences for the high school are scheduled from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Mid-term p ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:29 am
  • UWJC to help Santa deliver mail for Christmas

    The United Way of Jasper County is putting a little magic back into the holidays with Letters from Santa Claus fundraiser.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:39 am
  • Santa for Seniors gift program returns to Medicap Pharmacy

    As the season of giving has commenced, Medicap Pharmacy hopes the community will show love to a generation that is sometimes overlooked. The Santa for ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • Cupples, Brock clash on future on annex building

    Conflicting opinions were on display regarding the future of the Jasper County Annex building at Tuesday’s board of supervisors meeting.
    UPDATED: Nov. 22, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • City OKs compliance standards set for Newton Municipal Airport

    The Newton Municipal Airport — Earl Johnson Field has established a set of minimum standards to help regulate both air travel and the airport in Newto ...
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:29 am
  • Successful Operation Christmas Child at Newburg Chester Church

    The Newburg Chester Church reports delivering a record 343 filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan’s Purse mission project.
    Nov. 22, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • Amenities added at Newton Interstate 80 exit

    Two sets of tables and benches along with a pet waste receptacle are now available for roadside stoppers and trail goers at the I-80 exit 164 intercha ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Bleeker looking to expand miniature pig requirements

    Joy the miniature pig has become a staple at the Capitol II Theatre in Newton but current city code prohibits her from getting a companion to join in ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Cards House of Apparel

    Clothing closets in the Newton Community School District, like the Cards House of Apparel at Newton High School, assist more than 100 students annuall ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Substance Abuse Coalition defines legislative priorities

    With the upcoming legislative session fast approaching the Jasper County Substance Abuse Coalition is looking at legislative priorities for the coming ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN T.T.T.Chapter K-EN T.T.T. met at the Congregation UCC church at 2 p.m. Nov. 14. The day ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • St. Nick’s receives donation

    REG donated $500 to St. Nick’s Christmas Club. Pictured from left, Lyle Maxwell, plant operations supervisor,  Lisa McKinney, St. Nick’s treasurer and ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Newton High School 2017-18 First Term A Honor Roll

    A-D Gavin Aalbers, Jaden Adams, Jacob Aldrich, Madeline Allen, Yesenia Amador, Madilynn Amos, Annas ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 12:29 pm
  • Newton High School 2017-18 First Term B Honor Roll

    A-D Chase Adams, Samantha Adams, Alixandra Anderson, Makatlyn Anderson, Reece Annee, Trevor Annee, ...
    Nov. 21, 2017 - 12:28 pm
  • Neighborhood watch groups hit the streets

    When Heather Fox and her husband Jeff moved to Newton from the east side of Des Moines friends warned them about the town’s unsavory reputation. After ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:52 am