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  • God and Life Recipients

    Zachary Rogahn and Miranda Ervin, along with Kristopher Rogahn (not pictured), were named the God and Life Recipients at Our Savior Luther Church in N ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Club news

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. met at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the United Congregational Church to ma ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Christmas in November

    Christmas came early at Grace Church in Newton. The Wednesday Night Live Kids program at Grace Church started collecting toys, games, candy, socks and ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Bus-full of donations

    Residents and staff recently at Park Centre filled a bus with supplies and delivered to the Salvation Army.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Wednesday wreck sends three to hospital

    Three vehicles were involved in a Wednesday evening wreck along Highway 117 at Highway F34, north of Colfax, leading to three people going to local ho ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • 82nd Annual Courthouse Lighting is Friday

    The 2016 edition of the Jasper County Courthouse Lighting is right around the corner, and a full evening of fun is planned for those who attend.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Local businesses encourage to shop small on Saturday

    The third annual Shop Small event, sponsored by Newton Main Street, is back and expanded for Small Business Saturday.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • 4-H Festival of Trees back for the holiday season

    For the past decade, the holiday spirit at the Jasper County Courthouse has been provided one of the largest displays of decorated Christmas trees in ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Colfax Country Christmas

    COLFAX — When Colfax Main Street volunteers sat down this year to plan what has become one of the most anticipated holiday events in Jasper County, th ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Kellogg Down Home Christmas is Dec. 3-4

    The Kellogg Historical Society has announced the return of the Down Home Christmas celebration Dec. 3-4.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • ‘Tis the season for bell ringing

    With the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, it is somehow easy to overlook the big red kettles and the seasonal bells chiming outside of many stor ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Newton Community Theatre to host ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

    It’s a story almost as familiar as the Christmas story — “It’s a Wonderful Life” — and the Newton Community Theatre will host the stage adaptation.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • St. Nick’s Christmas Club continues to spread holiday cheer to Jasper County children

    Most people think Santa’s elves have names like Jingles, Snowball, Candy and other holiday names. In reality Santa’s elves have names like Julie, Lori ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:35 am

    When Jodi Morgan-Peters found out she’d been chosen as the 2016 winner of one of Iowa’s most prestigious high school STEM teacher awards, she was quic ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Kindergarteners show they’re thankful for ‘Blue Lives’

    November has been a difficult month for people in and around Iowa’s law enforcement community.After ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:46 am