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  • Newton FFA leadership

    The Newton Senior High School chapter of Future Farmers of America recently chose its 2016-17 officers. From the left are sentinel Logan Zaabel, repor ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • REG continues sponsorship of Newton YMCA’s Lil’ Pro Sports programs

    Newton YMCA has announced REG will once again help sponsor the Newton YMCA’s Lil’ Pro Sports program.
    May 18, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Meet the candidates: Iowa House District 29

    Editor’s note: Wes Breckenridge is challenging incumbent Rep. Dan Kelley for the Democratic nomination for Iowa House District 29 in the June 7 primar ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:13 pm
  • Four things to know from Tuesday’s Jasper County Board of Supervisors meeting

    1. A portion of land adjacent with Beck’s Hybrids Seed Company was voluntarily annexed into the city limits of Colfax. The property will now be in the ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Barbecue dinner to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    A barbecue dinner to raise money for Team Dana and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides Walk is planned for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the First ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free dinner Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • St. Stephens Episcopal to host confirmation, bishop visit June 12

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host confirmation and a visit from Bishop Alan Scarfe at its 10 a.m. service June 12 at the church, 223 E. Fourth ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • O’Roake celebrates 75 years with Knights of Columbus

    Francis O’Roake has many things to celebrate this year. On Saturday, he will celebrate his 97th birthday and in honor of 75 years with the Knights of ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Candidate forum will be televised

    The League of Women Voters and the Newton Daily News are hosting a candidate forum Thursday that will be televised.
    May 18, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • OWLS to tour Ashton Observatory

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program at 9:30 a.m. June 8 at the Ashton Observatory at Ashton Wildwood ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Rescued owls appear to be at home in new nest

    Norm Van Klompenburg is one of several Newton residents keeping a distant eye on a neighborhood tree. Luckily for him, he has the lens and camera equi ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met at the home of Charlotte Townsend May 12. The meeting was c ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Demo begins at former county care facility

    Nearly 150 years after the Jasper County Care Facility was built, demolition began Monday with the first wall coming down.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • NHS staff addressing transgender bathroom issues

    On the national scale, the dialogue related to transgender restroom issues is an emotional, high-strung discussion.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • D&D program lot sold for development

    The First Newton National Development Corporation is the new owner of the D&D program development lot projected to house four duplexes.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:48 am