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  • Progress Industries thankful for first responders, community support

    Less than 24 hours after an incident that led to a great deal of adjustments, Progress Industries announced all clients involved are safe — and expres ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    Newton YMCA C.E.O. Frank Buckley reads “The Cat in The Hat Came Back” by Dr. Seuss to Newton Child Care students at the YMCA on March 10. The child ca ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • City administrator outlines proposed uses of bond issue

    Newton City Administrator Bob Knabel gave a presentation on the 2015 Bond Issue to the City Council Monday. He began by reviewing the franchise fee, w ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Pleasant View to host fundraiser supper March 27

    Pleasant View United Methodist Church will host a homemade chicken and noodle supper with pie from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church, 8454 S. 28th Ave. ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • UCC to host suicide prevention discussion

    Congregational United Church of Christ will host a Suicide Prevention discussion at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 308 E. Second St. N. in Newton.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free supper, movie Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing supper at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Holy Trinity to host Seder Supper March 31

    Holy Trinity will host the Fourth Annual Seder Supper at 6:30 p.m. March 31 at the church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Baxter FFA members attend career development events

    Members of the Baxter FFA chapter recently attended the South Central sub-district event at South Tama High School in Tama.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Events

    • 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.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Pheasants Forever Scholarship deadline April 17

    Jasper County Pheasants Forever is committed to encouraging the youth of Jasper County to pursue careers in the natural resource field.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Legislative Coffee is Saturday

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters will host the final Legislative Coffee of the 2015 Iowa Legislative Session at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Club Ro ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Physician Guarin to join Newton Clinic in fall 2015

    Family practice physician Esgar Guarin, M.D., FAAFP, has accepted an offer to join Newton Clinic, where 13 doctors, one physician assistant, two nurse ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Izaak Walton League Conservation offers scholarship

    The Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League is offering a conservation scholarship to Jasper County high school seniors, according to Katie C ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pearson offers words on crop futures, life in general

    PRAIRIE CITY — Mike Pearson and John Lee met years ago. It was easy for the two to get to know each other.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Mariposa Park undergoing major restoration

    The noise of birds was one of the few sounds heard Saturday at the Mariposa Recreation Area. The lake’s icy surface and snow on the muddy roads haven’ ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:31 am
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