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  • Authorities seek help in finding man charged with vehicular homicide

    Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a man with several warrants, including vehicular homicide and first-degree burglary.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • ‘Never forget’

    For an ever-growing portion of the population, Sept. 11, 2001 is a topic they learned about in school. For the majority of Americans, it is a day that ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Newton brothers plead not guilty in sex abuse case

    Two Newton men who are facing multiple sex abuse charges following their arrest last month pleaded not guilty in Jasper County District Court.
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Free sharing supper hosted by Kellogg United Methodist Church

    Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free Sharing Supper at 6 p.m. Saturday.This free supper ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Writing their way to Texas

    Niki Hively knows the best way to teach her journalism students to get ahead is to teach them to write a great lede which is why she asked the Newton ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Historical museum cemetery walk event

    Jasper County Historical Museum invites the public to join in this fall’s cemetery walk from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Newton Union Cemetery, 1601 W. ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Granny basketball

    Ladies 50 and older who want to have fun are invited to come play Granny Basketball. There will be no running, no jumping and no showing of skin. It i ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Mercy College of Health Sciences honors Jasper County students

    DES MOINES — Five Jasper County students were named to honors lists for the Summer 2017 semester at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Workshop for gardeners offered Sept. 20

    ISU Extension and Outreach will be offering a free workshop for home gardeners “Cover Crops and Composting for the Home Vegetable Garden” from 6 to 8 ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Opera Guild meets Sunday

    The Newton Chapter of the Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO will kick off its 2017-2018 program year with a welcome potluck at 5 p.m. Sunday at Park Centre ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Reminiscing in Reasnor

    Reminiscing in the Reasnor Park will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and include a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to share, table service, a lawn chai ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • United Way receives US Bank Foundation Grant

    U.S. Bank market leader Bret Pugh, right,, and personal banker, Chris Dydell, left, present Jessica Lowe, United Way of Jasper County executive direct ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Prairie Walk to explore rare plants, habitat on Jasper County farm

    COLLINS — Paul Lengeling, of Lomp Lengeling Farms, will host a free prairie walk from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday on his farm near Collins, 11374 W. 124th ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Jasper County GOP hosts trap shoot

    The Jasper County Republican Party will hold its 4th annual trap shoot fundraiser at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Jasper County Gun Club, 624 W. 28th St ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Waiting on the rain

    Local farmers are eligible for disaster relief thanks to a drought declaration from the USDA last month, but many are taking a “wait and see” approach ...
    Sept. 11, 2017 - 11:42 am