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  • ‘Annie’ to play at the Des Moines Civic Center April 15-17

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of “Annie” will play for a limited engagement from April ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Local 4-H members receive awards

    Jasper County 4-H members received awards for their recordkeeping ability at the annual 4-H Awards Program on Nov. 8 at the Newton DMACC auditorium.  ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • The Way to host holiday meal, service

    Newton Church of The Way will host a Thanksgiving Eve meal and service beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Des Moines woman, 11-year-old killed in I-80 rollover

    A 39-year-old Des Moines woman and her 11-year-old daughter were killed in a crash on Interstate 80 east of Newton on Tuesday afternoon.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free dinner

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing supper at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T met on Nov. 10 at First Congregational Church. The day started at ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Jasper County Board of Health seeks letters of interest

    The Jasper County Board of Health is accepting Letters of Interest to provide public health nursing services.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Community Calendar

    • 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.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • ‘Wrappin’ with the Oldies’ event in Colfax

    The Colfax Historical Society is once again hosting a “Wrappin’ with the Oldies” Craft and Vendor event from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the community roo ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • 14th Annual Arts & Crafts comes to Iowa State Fairgrounds

    Make plans now to attend the 14th Annual Arts & Crafts on Friday through Sunday at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Locations annouced for Tour of Homes

    The 2015 Newton Tour of Homes will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5.On the tour this year ar ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Man attacks woman with hammer, faces attempted murder charge

    A Newton man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly assaulting a female victim with a hammer.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Downtown business owner wants Thunder Nites moved

    Downtown business owner and recently elected city council member Jeremy Biondi requested Thunder Nites bike night move from its current location in do ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • ‘Puppy Jake’ program comes to Newton Correctional Facility

    Ray inches across the floor in what is known as an “army crawl.”Someday soon, he might be helping so ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • A native son sails on

    One of the last of Iowa’s remaining survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor has passed away.Leland L ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:07 pm