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  • ISU Jasper County to host ag events

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Jasper County will host a upcoming classes and events this fall. Registration is $35 for each of the foll ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • NCGA, ASA testify at Senate hearing on ag industry consolidation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Regulatory barriers facing agriculture are a major driver of agriculture industry consolidation, National Corn Growers Association ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Padget, Friedman are new school board leaders

    Passing a $26.9 million bond issue in a Sept. 13 special election allows the Newton Community School District to proceed with planning and reconstruct ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Traveling Vietnam wall passing through Newton

    Jasper County residents won’t have a traveling Vietnam Veterans memorial wall set up in town this week, but they’ll have the chance to see it pass thr ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • One injured Monday in Colfax house fire

    COLFAX — One person was reportedly injured Monday when a house caught fire at 316 S. Lincoln St. in Colfax.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Council selects firms for city administrator replacement search

    The field has been narrowed in the search for a consulting firm to replace Newton’s city administrator. City council met for a special meeting Monday ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Law enforcement officer injured in task-force apprehension

    A law enforcement officer was injured and a Newton man was jailed after a task-force operation resulted in a vehicle collision Monday night.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Sacred Celebration: Sams Cemetery honors Civil War veterans, children

    MINGO — During a two-hour long ceremony at Sams Cemetery on Saturday, wind chimes provided a constant sound for visitors who gathered to honor Iowa’s ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Hundreds ‘Rock the Quarry’

    COLFAX — Late night rainfall caused some disruption during the Rock the Quarry concert at Quarry Springs Park in Colfax Saturday night, but organizers ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Photo: Police Lives Matter

    Newton Police Chief Rob Burdess speaks with visitors at Fore Seasons Golf Practice Center during a “Police Lives Matter” themed event organized by own ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • One last week for Knabel

    Newton City Administrator Bob Knabel has been helping lead cities for most of his life. Next Monday, ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Photos: Homecoming 2016 — NHS students ‘Save the Day’

    The Newton Cardinals student section celebrates a turnover in the first quarter of Friday’s homecoming game. Cardinal fans had a lot to cheer about as ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Clements ready to serve Newton in new law office

    Bondurant native and current Colfax resident Dusty Clements is branching out by opening her own law firm at Clements Law & Mediation in Newton. Clemen ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Newton man held without bond on stalking charges

    A Newton man is in jail after police say he broke into a woman’s home, allegedly stole property and contacted the woman more than 1,000 times in viola ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Otto Law office hires new associate

    Otto Law Office, PLLC, of Newton has announced the addition of Caitlin Buxton Otto as a new associate to the firm. She will be joining the firm’s prac ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:14 am