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  • Funds available for water quality projects

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is encouraging eligible groups to apply for grants to support projects that will improve water quality in t ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • County to participate in Central Iowa Workforce Development Board

    A 28E agreement was approved Monday for the Jasper County Supervisors to provide oversight of the workforce development system for Central Iowa Workfo ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Iowa Cattle Industry Convention approaches

    The Iowa Cattle Industry Convention will host its annaul convention and meeting Dec. 8-10 at the Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport Conference Center, whi ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Iowa All-Academy Ball: Honoring Military Academy Alumni in Iowa

    DES MOINES — The date has been announced for The Seventh Annual Iowa All-Academy Military Ball; an event recognizing Iowans currently enrolled in all ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Kaisand joined American Angus Association

    Tylia Kaisand, of Kellogg, recently became a new member of the American Angus Association.The Americ ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Lunch and Learn at the museum

    Jasper County Historical Museum Executive Director Ken Barthelman will be presenting “History’s Mysteries — Jasper County Style” at noon Wednesday at ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Events

    • Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will meet at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Centre for Arts and Artists in Newton. Members will gather for a trip to Nic ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Authors visit the library for book signing

    Local authors Lori Lebada, of Baxter, and Tami Bergeson, of Newton, will have a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Newton Public Library. Book ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Iowa veterans participate in Veterans History Project

    Some veterans come home from war with stories to tell, but most return to keep those stories locked away, rarely speaking of their time to even their ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Gearing up for the holidays

    Enjoying a special sleigh ride are, from left, Makenzly Haldeman-Brant, Brynnlee Mortenson and Briah Mortenson as Terry Umbarger waves to the group. Y ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Solar panels added at Hawkeye Stages

    In an effort to continue being green, Hawkeye Stages, 300 E. 17th St. S., recently added two arrays of solar panels to the roof of its building.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Destination downtown for One Mans Junk

    A familiar shop is now in a new downtown location. One Mans Junk moved into the former Beaded Needle location Friday at 118 First Ave. E. from its fir ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • YMCA announces new membership/marketing director

    The Newton YMCA has to announced the addition of Karen Parman, of Colfax, as Membership/Marketing Director.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Board releases current Newton housing statistics

    The Newton Board of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service released Wednesday the October 2014 housing statistics based on MLS statistical information for ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Veterans Day services

    Veterans Day services will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Auditorium in Newton. The Veterans Day Address will be given by Chaplain Lt. Col ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:23 am
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