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  • Holy Trinity plans for 60th anniversary in August

    Plans are taking shape for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s 60th Anniversary celebration.It was June 1 ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Concert, free barbecue at Kellogg UMC

    Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free grill-out at 6 p.m. Saturday.This free barbecue su ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Branderhorst receives scholarship from Iowa 4-H Foundation

    Josie Branderhorst, from Jasper County, was awarded the $500 Iowa Bankers Association Central Scholarship through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at the recog ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Newton Municipal Band to honor Leland Cook

    The Newton Municipal Band will honor former 50+ year member and long-time director of the band, Leland L. Cook, when it takes to the stage for its sec ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Sacred Heart to celebrate 40th anniversary of church dedication

    Bishop Martin J. Amos of the Diocese of Davenport will preside at a special Mass on Monday, celebrating the 40th Anniversary Dedication of Sacred Hear ...
    June 15, 2017 - 9:41 am
  • Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee announces winners

    DES MOINES — The Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee has announced several Jasper County students at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Newton’s Langmaid to compete in junior high nationals rodeo

    Gaige Langmaid started rodeo one and a half years ago. But the 14-year-old soon-to-be Baxter Bolt hopes to be doing the sport for several more years.
    June 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Downtown Micro-Grant Program continues for city

    The Downtown Micro-Grant Program will receive a fresh set of funds for future renovation work. City council approved $100,000 to replenish the program ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • ‘It is pretty much just pure fun’

    COLFAX – Whether it be for the prize money or to preserve the long-standing cowboy traditions, there is no doubt it takes a special kind of person to ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • School board approves NHS parking lot project

    Newton High School will have a re-surfaced south parking lot, following the Newton Community School District Board’s approval at Monday night’s regula ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • City to extend sanitary sewer system

    The city, working with the Jasper County Health Department, is extending Newton’s sanitary sewer system. A public hearing was held and city council ap ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • June Photo Hike in Saturday at Neal Smith NWR

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host the June Photo Hike from 6 to 8 a.m. Saturday.This pro ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Optics Seminar, Bird Walk, Photography presentation set for June 24 at NSNWR

    An optics seminar, bird walk and photography presentation will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 24 at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge near Prairie ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Local students honored at Simpson College ceremony

    INDIANOLA — Simpson College in Indianola congratulates students recognized at the Spring 2017 Honors Convocation on April 29.
    June 13, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Newton native receives degree from Baylor University

    WACO, Texas — Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2500 graduates during spring commencement exercises May 12 and 13 in the Ferrell Center ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:11 am