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  • Large addition, remodel at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

    Starting on May 11, the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Iowa Speedway Drive in Newton began a large scale construction project with plans for a ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Newton WaterWorks board to meet Friday

    The Newton WaterWorks Board of Trustees will meet at noon Friday at the Newton Water Treatment Plant, located at 5382 S. 48th Ave. W.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Donations for food pantries accepted at county fair

    During the Jasper County Fair, there will be a station in the vendor building for fairgoers to bring donations for distribution throughout the county ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Loebsack to hold office hours Tuesday

    U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff, Amelia Schoeneman, available for questions from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, and Tuesday, ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Scott Allspach, 17, of Lambs Grove was arrested at 6:41 p.m. July 7 for vi ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Farm safety at the Jasper County Fair

    URBANDALE — Attendees of the Jasper County Fair, in Colfax will learn about farm safety from 10 to noon Wednesday, July 23, with Bre Branderhorst, Far ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Piecemakers Quilt Guild to meet Thursday

    The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for Arts & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton. (Note time and location c ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • 'The Landmark Mural'

    “The Landmark Mural” sits just inside the Jasper County Historical Museum off the lobby. It is another beautiful sculpture by Herman L. Deaton that we ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Defense: Slain wife of man on trial had an affair

    DAVENPORT (AP) — Attorneys for an Iowa man charged with killing his pregnant wife said Tuesday that the victim was having an affair with a co-worker, ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • NHS student places 1st in National Talents for Christ Competition

    Makayla Nook, daughter of Galyn and Tami Nook, participated in the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Talents for Christ Competition at S ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • St. Nick's Christmas Club fundraiser July 24

    The Newton Masonic Temple will host a Christmas in July event from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the temple, located at 208 First Ave. W. in Ne ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Primetime fellowship hosts three upcoming events

    The Primetime Fellowship will host three events in the next two months:• A potluck meal will be at 6 ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Rural PC church hosts The Loynachans

    The Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church will present the band The Loynachans at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 27.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Dental Practice celebrates 30th anniversary with 'Movie Under the Stars'

    Dr. Steven Rabedeaux and his staff at The Dental Practice want to thank his patients and the community for 30 years of support as he celebrates his 30 ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Field of Dreams sculpture to join butter cow at 2014 Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — The world-famous Iowa State Fair Butter Cow will be featured alongside a sculpture celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Iowa-based fea ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:02 pm
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