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  • JCSCC to host monthly bluegrass jam, potluck

    The Jasper County Senior Citizens Center, 702 E. Third St. S., will have its monthly bluegrass music jam session and potluck beginning at noon Saturda ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Local artists' work on display at FNNB

    Local artists Amy Finchum and Martina Holmes will be exhibiting their works at First Newton National Bank through Sept. 30.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • JCC to host Deer Days

    Jasper County Conservation is hosting Deer Days Monday at the Izaak Walton League in Newton. The public is invited to bring a child ages 11-16 to lear ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • State Fair winners

    • Mindy Paulson of Colfax received first place for chocolate crackles drop cookies in the Midwest Living Cookies competition
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Select county real estate records to be made available online

    In the near future, citizens of Jasper County will have an easier way to access county real estate and survey records.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Busy state fair week for Jasper County Fair queen

    Jasper County Fair Queen Shelby Deaton already has had a busy week at the fair, and she still has one event left. Between competing for state fair que ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Iowa State Fair Results

    • Joanne Thomason of Newton took first place in the rug - mat size; 3 & 4 cut, fourth in rug - mat size; 5 cut or larger, and second place in original ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • OPEN brings in new student

    Austin and Spencer Elbert greet new Taiwan exchange student Lichun (Gi-Gi) Chen at the Des Moines International Airport as she arrived Monday. Chen is ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Have a ball tonight at the Foursquare Church's game night

    As a part of its summer fun night series, the Newton Foursquare Church is having a “play ball” night full of activities you can play with a ball. Runn ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • NHS ag program growing, seeking new greenhouse

    With a reported 300 percent enrollment increase since 2008, the agriculture program at Newton Senior High School is certainly growing.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • City seeks online input from residents

    The City of Newton is conducting a two-year check or update of Newton’s Future: A Comprehensive Plan. On Aug. 5 and Aug. 7, the city hosted two citize ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Annual tootsie roll drive campaign is Saturday

    The annual “tootsie roll” drive sponsored by the Msgr. TJ McCann Council of the Knights of Columbus will be at Fareway, Hy-Vee and Wal-Mart on Saturda ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo for Iowans with a spinal cord injury

    URBANDALE  — The Spinal Cord Injury Association of Iowa will host its annual Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo on Saturday at Easter Seals Camp Sunn ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Law enforcement reminds drivers to be cautious with school starting

    The Iowa State Patrol has issued a reminder to everyone that as summer is coming to an end, the start of another school year begins. This means there ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Family reunion held

    The Christoph and Sophia Hilker Bollhoefer family reunion met at the rural Baxter Bethany United Church of Christ Sunday, July 27. Everyone attending ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:01 am
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