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  • D&D program lot sold for development

    The First Newton National Development Corporation is the new owner of the D&D program development lot projected to house four duplexes.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • PEO names scholarship winner

    Charlotte Townsend, representing the Newton P.E.O. chapters, presented Kathryn Wyre a P.E.O. scholarship at the Dollars for Scholars award program May ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Schnell’s trip to Far East helps further soybean trade

    When Rolland Schnell took a trip to the west in February, he wasn’t simply headed to Des Moines, Council Bluffs or even San Francisco.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Dozens of officers participate in Special Olympics run

    Dawn Hanbeck is excited.The Iowa Special Olympics Summer Games are set to be held Thursday through S ...
    May 17, 2016 - 7:35 pm
  • Meet the candidates: Jasper County Supervisor Democrats

    Editor’s Note: There are two Republicans and two Democrats seeking nominations for Jasper County Supervisor in the June Primary Election. The winners ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • WLL to host annual womens conference June 16

    Women Land and Legacy (WLL) along with Iowa Land Sales & Farm Management will host the Fourth Annual Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference from 8 a.m. to ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Entry road to be closed for ‘Pedal the Prairie’ event

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting its inaugural “Pedal the Prairie” on Saturday.Be ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Iowa’s Osprey population continues to expand

    Des Moines and Cedar Rapids can lay claim to nesting sites for Iowa’s big three raptors–peregrine falcons, bald eagles, and recently, ospreys. The re- ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Tree care class at Newton Public Library

    A Basic Tree Care class will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Newton Public Library. The library is planting new trees and has invited Newton Parks and Recr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • UAW Local 997 meets May 26

    UAW will host its active or retirees of UAW Local 997 Special Amalgamated meeting at 4 p.m. May 26 at its building at 1813 First St. N. in Newton.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Donate when you Dine at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Culver’s Restaurant, 1650 W. 19th St. S. in Newton. Culver’s will donate 10 percent of sales to the Jasper ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Demolition underway at Jasper County Care Facility

    Demolition work has official started at the former Jasper County Care Facility on Monday afternoon.C ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Vets, volunteers clean up Union Cemetery

    Darrell A. Cox served his country as a member of the U.S. Army in Korea in the 1950s. He’s one of the local military veterans buried in a special sect ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Newton students recognized for excellence

    Grace Coen and Rebecca Gibson, both students at Newton, were recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds for outstanding academic ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Relics making move to Pappy’s building

    Relics antiques, collectibles and stuff is on the move and is heading to a familiar location on the downtown Newton square.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:17 am