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  • Open house to discuss First Avenue East project

    Open House for the First Avenue East Overlay and Safety Improvements Project will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Newton City Hall, 101 W. Fourth ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • DMACC announces spring semester president’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the Spring Semester President’s List. To b ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • DMACC’s announces spring semester graduation list

    More than 1,400 students graduated from the Spring semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban a ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Newton CVB likely to dissolve

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau will likely dissolve after the city council agreed Monday to create a city-based marketing position.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Grand Marshals

    COLFAX — Monday’s Jasper County Fair Parade — led by four of the original members of the Lynn Grove Hustlers 4-H Club — was quite different from the p ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Farm values could affected by short supply

    Land price movement has been in the forefront for farmers, landowners, lenders and land brokers for a decade now during this historic run-up in land v ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Little People, Little Lambs

    COLFAX — Rylee DeHaai and Meredith Chipps began their Monday at the Jasper County Fair with sugar donuts on a bench outside the sheep barn and watchin ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Newton water rates to increase

    Newton’s water rate will increase by 9 percent effective Aug. 1 and will be reflected on the Aug. 15 billing cycle.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Newton to host farmland leasing meeting Aug. 1

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings across 12 different county sites including Jasper County. The far ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Calling on Iowa’s Farmers: Tell the EPA that the RFS works

    As we celebrate our nation’s independence, I’m calling on my fellow farmers and Iowans to take the time to celebrate ethanol, Iowa’s cleaner burning, ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Jasper County Fair continues Tuesday at Jasper County Fairgrounds, in Colfax. Exhibitors Day. Visit www. jaspercofair.com for more details.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Two arrested while driving intoxicated with children

    Two Newton residents were arrested and jailed Friday evening after found to be intoxicated with two children in a vehicle.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Parks seeing boom in usage

    Activities are abundant in Newton city parks and more people than ever are out seeing what is available. Parks administrator Nathan Unsworth has seen ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Dakota Access begins ‘preconstruction’ on DAPL in Jasper County

    Dakota Access, LLC has begun pre-construction activity west of Newton in preparation to lay 34 miles of crude oil pipeline through Jasper County.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Youth, adults adapt to weather and more at fair

    When storms led to a handful of Jasper County Fair schedule snags, adults had to adapt and either reschedule or relocate events.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:06 pm