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  • Magnetic Main Street fundraiser back on Thursday

    Newton’s Magnetic Main Street fundraiser is back for another year of giving away great prizes while helping raise money for the program. The Iowa Spee ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • New phone service available for inmates

    Inmates at the Jasper County Jail will have a new provider to use for phone services.The Jasper Coun ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Newton Lions Club fundraiser Wednesday

    The Newton Lions Club will be working at the Newton Pizza Ranch for tips from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Child Safety Seat Inspection event

    The Newton Police Department will host a child safety seat inspection event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the west parking lot of the Newton Police Dep ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Church of the Brethren to host men's quartet

    Church of the Brethren will host The Shepherd’s Staff Quartet, a local Southern Gospel men’s quartet from the Monroe and Pella area, at 3 p.m. Oct. 2 ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Sacred Heart to host market, craft show

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual, free McCann Flea Market and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 at McCann Center, 1115 S. Eigh ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Fore Seasons to host unique police event

    A unique event at Fore Seasons this Saturday is designed to show local law enforcement personnel they are supported and appreciated — and will help ra ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • DNR seeks information about Jasper County fish kill

    Some central Iowa residents might not think of land or waterways located west of U.S. 65 or Iowa Highway 330 as Jasper County. However, there is a sma ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • The court

    Newton High School’s 2016-17 homecoming court was announced Monday morning.The queen and king will b ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • City to hire community marketing manager

    The Newton City Council unanimously approved the creation of a community marketing manager position at its Monday meeting. The position, in part, will ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Rally with Republicans

    Republican Party candidates who are on the Nov. 8 ballot for various county and state offices were at Monday’s Jasper County GOP meet-and-greet event.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Elks donate to St. Nick’s Christmas Club

    The St. Nick’s Christmas Club received a $500 donation from Newton Elks Lodge 1270 recently. Pictured, from left, is Julie Bak SNCC, Craig VanWyk Elks ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Racial justice group conducting community survey

    The Racial Harmony and Justice Working Group is launching a Newton community survey to gauge local experiences and begin to address any issues it reve ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • National Public Lands Day is Saturday

    The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge is looking for individuals or groups to volunteer by collecting native prairie plant seed during the Refuge’s ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Ag secretary: Wet fields could delay harvest

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricult ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am