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  • Maternal child health services under question

    With changes coming to maternal child health services, the Jasper County Health Department along with the Jasper County Board of Health have decisions ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Baxter bee hive benefiting community plants, crops

    BAXTER — When giving back to the community some volunteer at local nonprofit organizations, a few open up much needed businesses in town and others si ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Monroe native receives degree from Buena Vista

    STORM LAKE — In May 2016, Emily Phipps, of Monroe, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Three local students named to Drake president’s list

    Madison Bagnall, Collin Jacobsen and Tara Soule, all of Newton, were named to the president’s list at Drake University.
    July 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Council to hear proposal for former Seed Store property

    The city council agenda is light on action items but several topics will be up for discussion at the Monday meeting. Among the discussion items are th ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Montgomery named to Allen College dean’s list

    Emily Montgomery, of Newton, has been named to the Allen College — UnityPoint Health spring semester 2016 dean’s list.
    July 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Local students named to Grinnell College dean’s list

    Two local students have been named to the Grinnell College dean’s list for the spring semester 2016. They are among 285 students honored for outstandi ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN T.T.T. held a meeting on Tuesday at the home of Barb Taylo. Six members were in attendance. It was reported that the camp girls were take ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Payton to host open house

    Patrick Payton, Republican candidate running for House District 29 of the Iowa Legislature, will hold a meet and greet from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The m ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • United Way of Jasper County hosting a book sale July 29

    United Way of Jasper County Book Sale will be from 2 to 5 p.m. July 29, and from 8 a.m. to noon July 30 at United Way of Jasper County, 312 First Ave. ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Community Calendar

    • NHS Class of 1967 will meet at noon Friday at in the back room of Okoboji Grill in Newton. All classmates are encouraged to attend as planning conti ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Hy-Vee theft suspect chased, arrested

    A Newton man was arrested and taken to Jasper County Jail on Thursday morning after a theft at a grocery store and a short chase.
    July 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Reading programs continue at the Newton library

    Summer Reading for AdultsThe Newton Public Library’s Summer Reading program has been a longtime favo ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • School busing times still being sorted out

    While the bus routes and districting has been completed to accommodate the Newton Community School District’s reconfiguration, there are still some tr ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Veterans commission discusses best ways to document work

    When the Veterans Affairs Commission met Wednesday, there was a lengthy discussion about how the Veterans Affairs office could best document its activ ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:34 am