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  • Forum allows public input on school boundaries

    Newton Community School District reconfiguration for the 2016-17 school year took another step forward Tuesday night — and dozens of community members ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Annual UMW cookie and candy sale set

    If you have a sweet tooth mark Dec. 5 on your calender for the annual United Methodist Women’s Cookie, Candy and Craft Walk.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Deck the Halls

    Skiff Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual Deck the Halls bake and gift shop sale Nov. 24 in the hospital lobby. A variety of cakes, cookies, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Internationally acclaimed trombone quartet comes to Newton Monday

    Maniacal4 is a group of four great musicians, telling one unified, inspiring musical story after another. Hailed as “a force to be reckoned with,” the ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Elderly Nutrition program to request $115,000 in federal funds

    An application for Aging Resources federal funding for the Elderly Nutrition program in Jasper County was approved Tuesday.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Allen visits christian school

    On Nov. 6, Sen. Chaz Allen visited Newton Christian School to participate in its Reading Emphasis Week. Allen ate lunch with seventh and eighth grade ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • ‘Annie’ to play at the Des Moines Civic Center April 15-17

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of “Annie” will play for a limited engagement from April ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Local 4-H members receive awards

    Jasper County 4-H members received awards for their recordkeeping ability at the annual 4-H Awards Program on Nov. 8 at the Newton DMACC auditorium.  ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • The Way to host holiday meal, service

    Newton Church of The Way will host a Thanksgiving Eve meal and service beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Des Moines woman, 11-year-old killed in I-80 rollover

    A 39-year-old Des Moines woman and her 11-year-old daughter were killed in a crash on Interstate 80 east of Newton on Tuesday afternoon.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free dinner

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing supper at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T met on Nov. 10 at First Congregational Church. The day started at ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Jasper County Board of Health seeks letters of interest

    The Jasper County Board of Health is accepting Letters of Interest to provide public health nursing services.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • ‘Wrappin’ with the Oldies’ event in Colfax

    The Colfax Historical Society is once again hosting a “Wrappin’ with the Oldies” Craft and Vendor event from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the community roo ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:42 am