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  • Mingo UMC to host annual dinner

    Mingo United Methodist Church will host its annual pork dinner and ice cream social.The event will b ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Grace Church hosts VBS Aug. 1-3

    Grace Church of Newton Invites Children to Maker Fun Factory VBS: Created by God, Built for a Purpose.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Pay it forward in Lynnville

    A free clothing giveaway will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. July 28 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 at the Lynnville Heart of Worship Church.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Cookies and Creme

    In the championship round of the Jasper County Fair’s Oreo Stacking competition Wednesday, a three-way tie sent the contest into a towering overtime.
    July 20, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Boulton makes first stop in Newton

    Democrat Nate Boulton might have been late to his own party on Wednesday night, but it didn’t take him long to set the pace. Boulton, a first term sen ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Resurfacing project set for First Avenue

    First Avenue will be down to one lane during a resurfacing project Thursday and Friday. The project extends from the 400 block of First Avenue West to ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • GPS unit approved for landfill dozer

    To continue improving efficiencies at the Newton Sanitary Landfill, a GPS unit will be installed on the landfill dozer. City council approved the purc ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • St. Luke UMC welcomes new pastor

    St. Luke United Methodist Church welcomed a new pastor this month as the congregation embarks on a new journey.
    July 20, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Prairie Discovery Walk

    The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host a Prairie Walk at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22. Join a refuge naturalist for a guided nature walk along ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Stargaze at the Newton Public Library

    Newton Daily NewsThe Des Moines Astronomical Society will lead an after-hours stargazing program beg ...
    July 20, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • inMotion Center Dance Company scores big at dance nationals

    inMotion Center Dance Company attended Midwest Starz Dance Nationals in Cedar Rapids this past June 20-24. The dancers did a great job bringing home m ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • PHOTOS: Jasper County Fair fun continues

    July 20, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Colfax Woman Receives Settlement in Fraud Case

    When Helen Holdefer got the first overdraft notice from her bank in the mail, she just assumed that she’d make a mistake balancing her checkbook. It w ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:43 am
  • Ridiculous Race back at Ridiculous Day

    Back for it’s second year, the Ridiculous Race is ready to show off downtown businesses in a fun, exciting way. The featured event on Ridiculous Day, ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • 4-H-ers show off projects, animals

    For Jasper County’s youth, preparing projects and animals for the county fair is a process of hard work for 4-H members who are pursuing a blue ribbon ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:52 am