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  • Cold weather warning brings potential dangers

    With dangerous winter weather in the forecast, Home Instead Senior Care says now is the time for seniors and their loved ones to brush up on cold weat ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Jasper County 911 Service Board

    The Jasper County 911 Service Board will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, 2300 Law Center Drive in Newton.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Caged-in Complex

    Imagine a dentist telling you an extreme procedure must be done on your teeth. Now imagine a dentist saying that your mouth isn’t shaped right to plac ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Colfax man pulls handgun on police during arrest

    Editor's Note: A video of the arrest can be seen below the story. COLFAX —A Colfax man is facing mu ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • First Avenue Housing Improvement Program pitched to city

    Thousands of dollars of improvements to the exteriors of homes on Newton’s First Avenue could be made possible with the help of the city funding, shou ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Jailer hired for upcoming double murder trial

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of a part-time jailer for the Jasper County Jail Tuesday.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Come and laugh with the one you love for Valentine’s Day

    Come and laugh with the one you love is the theme of the Valentine’s banquet to be held at Community Heights Alliance Church, 2500 S. 13th Ave. E., on ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Local Korean War Era group to hold inaugural meeting Thursday

    Last year, a Fourth of July ceremony was held at the Jasper County courthouse square to dedicate a wall memorial to the county’s veterans who served i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • County switches emergency alert program

    Jasper County has changed its provider for its emergency alert program requiring all those interested in receiving the alerts to sign up again — parti ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Dakota Access filed pipeline permit petition with IUB

    DES MOINES — Attorney’s for Dakota Access, LLC officially filed its petition for a hazardous liquid pipeline permit with the Iowa Utilities Board Tues ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Sacred Heart hosts baptism session Sunday

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host a Baptism Preparation Session at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Snowshoe Hike at Neal Smith NWR

    The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a snowshoe hike event from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Increased need noted as city budget talks get underway

    Six community organizations submitted requests as budget talks got underway during the regular Newton City Council meeting Monday.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Collins-Maxwell may sever Baxter athletics sharing agreement

    MAXWELL – Collins-Maxwell High School and Baxter High School have been part of an athletics sharing agreement since 1988.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Unique moment is ‘engaging’ affair

    Teachers are trained to deal with surprises.From changes in the weather to the waning moments of an ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:11 am
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