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  • Jasper County Dems grand opening

    State Senate candidate Chaz Allen, U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack and State Rep. Dan Kelley spoke to a full office at the grand opening of the Jasper County ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • History brought to life during cemetery walk

    Greetings:     My name is Sterling Richards, but I go by Skip most of the time.  I was a resident of Prairie City until two years ago and I now live i ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • School board approves SAMs programs after heavy debate

    It may not have been a unanimous decision, but the Newton Community School District will give the school administration manager program a trial run du ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Proposed oil pipeline would come through Jasper County

    Iowa is known for being proactive in its support of agriculture and the renewable fuels and energy industry. Now, a Texas company is looking to add cr ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Glassfords to be Jasper County Fair parade grand marshals

    Larry and Marianne Glassford are the grand marshals for the Jasper County Fair 4-H & FFA Parade this year.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • JCCB hosts Pioneer Cooking Days

    The Jasper County Conservation Board will be hosting a series of cooking classes for children ages 10 to 14 called Pioneer Cooking Days from July 35 t ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Frustrated parent wants more action from district in light of LaVera situation

    Sticking with its decision from the June 23 meeting, the Newton Community School District Board of Education isn’t going to rush matters on developing ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Newton Park Board to meet Wednesday evening

    The Newton Park Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Newton City Hall, located at 101 W. Fourth St. S.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Ladies luncheon and golf Thursday

    The Hunter Mansion will host a ladies luncheon tea at 11 a.m. Thursday and then the ladies will head over to Westwood Golf Course for a round of golf ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Newton Farmers' Market this afternoon

    The Newton Farmers’ Market is this afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m.The market is located in the parking lo ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Food drive during county fair

    Jasper County 4-H members will be conducting a food drive during the Jasper County Fair July 18-24 in Colfax. There will be a station in the vendor bu ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Rotary Club to meet

    The Newton Rotary Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the DMACC Newton Campus upstairs banquet room.
    July 14, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Fans in the fast lane

    Indy driver Scott Dixon gives high fives to young fans after introductions as the Iowa Corn Indy 300 on Saturday at the Iowa Speedway. Each driver get ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Bikes, bands and weddings, oh my!

    Jessica Yoakum dances with little sister Natalee (left) at Thunder Nites on Friday. Many danced and sang aloud to rock ’n’ roll classics played by the ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • The Lions Club of Newton donates to Willowbrook Adult Day Center

    The Lions Club of Newton recently made a very generous and thoughtful donation to Willowbrook Adult Day Center.
    July 14, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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