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  • County adds new positions to jail, health departments

    Several new county positions were approved on Tuesday by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors. The Jasper County Jail will have three new part-time ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Firm selected for city administrator search

    The search for a new city administrator took another step forward this week.Newton City Council unan ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Halloween Hike Oct. 28 at Mariposa Rec Area

    Jasper Conservation Connection is inviting the public to a Halloween night hike featuring the program “Jasper Your Friendly Host Presents Nature’s Top ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Iowa’s youth enjoy special pheasant season Oct. 22-23

    Iowa’s young hunters will get to experience the first cackle and flush of the year during the youth only pheasant season Oct. 22-23.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Mark W. Hembry, 31, of Newton, is charged with operating while under the i ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Youth Prevention Awareness — Tackle Tobacco

    The Youth Prevention Awareness Coalition is tackling tobacco during Red Ribbon Week.YPA consists of ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Legion honor guard training slated

    A group from the Iowa National Guard will be conducting an honor guard demonstration and training at 6 p.m. Thursday at American Legion Post 111 in Ne ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Candidate forum Thursday in Newton

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters and the Newton Daily News are co-sponsoring a candidates forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at Newton City Hall in the ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Lynnville-Sully volleyball season ends in 1A regional

    LIBERTY CENTER — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks never could find their rhythm against host Southeast Warren in Tuesday’s Class 1A Region 4 opening match.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Harkin tells county Dems to hit phones hard

    Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin knows running for president is a tough job.Harkin, a 40-year Congressman ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • CVB to receive final city funds

    Final decisions were made Monday by city council concerning the future of the relationship with the Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • State ag department recognizes century farms

    Matt and Todd Hugen were the only two members of their family in attendance for a recent Iowa Department of Agriculture presentation for century farms ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • NPD distributing free trick-or-treat bags

    The Newton Police Department is distributing free Safety Pup trick-or-treat bags from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 31 at the police department, 10 ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Dozens of Iowa communities honored for water fluoridation

    The Iowa Department of Public Health has announced 63 Iowa communities have been honored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a Wate ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Neal Smith NWR

    Bring your bicycle and helmet and ride with a ranger from the Prairie Learning Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge to the Oak Savanna Trail ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:47 am