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  • Runners brave snow, cold temps for Frosty Nose, Cold Toes 5K

    MONROE — With a light blanket of snow and a 21-degree temperature, the second annual Jersey Freeze Frosty Nose, Cold Toes 5K truly lived up to its nam ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Annual job fair returns to Newton

    Prospective employees looking for a new gig and employers looking for additional team members, will gather at the annual Newton Job/Career Fair this m ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Photo: Advantage Credit Union receives high marks

    Advantage Credit Union recently scored 100 percent on the fourth quarter Outlet Secret Shopper Survey. The credit union is a member of the Co-Op Share ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Gov. Branstad to visit Newton for Home Base Iowa announcement

    Jasper County will be recognized as a Home Base Iowa community this week. Gov. Terry Branstad is scheduled to make the announcement during a visit to ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • The Vernon Company and UAW workers ratify contract

    The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Union, which represents union workers at The ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • ‘Jersey Boys’ to make stop in Des Moines

    One of the most popular Broadway shows about one of the most popular bands of the 20th Century will be taking the stage at the Des Moines Civic Center ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Marshalltown child succumbs to injuries from crash at US 65

    MINGO —  A young boy who was critically injured in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 65 near Iowa Highway 117 has died, according to the Iowa State ...
    March 13, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Newton school board to discuss 2018 budget

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education will gather for its regular meeting Monday evening at the EJH Beard Administration Center with ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • NHS’s Empower Tanzania Club exceeds fundraising goal

    Newton High School’s Empower Tanzania Club set its fundraising goal for the school year at $4,500. As of last Friday’s club meeting, the group had col ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • NCT prepares Iowa Community Theatre Festival production

    Members of the Newton Community Theatre are preparing its production for entry in the Iowa Community Theatre Festival.
    March 10, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Regional directors for Sen. Ernst plan Jasper County stop

    U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst’s regional directors will host traveling office hours throughout the month of March in all 99 counties in Iowa.
    March 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Newton Christian School to hold kindergarten roundup

    Newton Christian School will hold its Kindergarten Roundup from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the school, 1710 N. 11th Ave. E. Children who will ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Local student named to U of Northwestern - St. Paul dean’s list

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — The following students were named to the fall 2016 semester dean’s list at University of Northwestern - St. Paul. The Dean’s List in ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • 5 things to know from the Jasper County Board of Health meeting

    1. The health department is working to participate in the Iowa Walking College. The Iowa Walking College is a six-month program to explore ways to imp ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Pheasants Forever Scholarship deadline April 15

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter is offering a $500 scholarship to one area high school senior pursuing a career in natural resource conser ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:16 am