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  • Water slides a go at Maytag Pool

    Swimmers enjoy both water slide attractions at Maytag Pool on Tuesday. The water slides are up and running following repairs to mechanical that were d ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Vendor Show set for Saturday

    A Vendor Show is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Fore Seasons Golf Practice, 6232 Highway S74 S. in Newton. The event will benefit the Newto ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Homdahl Park gets new playground

    Volunteers from the City of Kellogg and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office assisted in installing new playground equipment at Homdahl Park. The playgr ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Bible League Summer Musical is June 25

    The Bible League Summer Musical will be held on at 7:30 p.m. June 25 at the First Reformed Church, 605 Broadway in Pella.
    June 14, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Holy Trinity plans for 60th anniversary in August

    Plans are taking shape for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s 60th Anniversary celebration.It was June 1 ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Concert, free barbecue at Kellogg UMC

    Kellogg United Methodist Church, will host a free grill-out at 6 p.m. Saturday.This free barbecue su ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Branderhorst receives scholarship from Iowa 4-H Foundation

    Josie Branderhorst, from Jasper County, was awarded the $500 Iowa Bankers Association Central Scholarship through the Iowa 4-H Foundation at the recog ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Newton Municipal Band to honor Leland Cook

    The Newton Municipal Band will honor former 50+ year member and long-time director of the band, Leland L. Cook, when it takes to the stage for its sec ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Sacred Heart to celebrate 40th anniversary of church dedication

    Bishop Martin J. Amos of the Diocese of Davenport will preside at a special Mass on Monday, celebrating the 40th Anniversary Dedication of Sacred Hear ...
    June 15, 2017 - 9:41 am
  • Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee announces winners

    DES MOINES — The Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee has announced several Jasper County students at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des ...
    June 14, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Newton’s Langmaid to compete in junior high nationals rodeo

    Gaige Langmaid started rodeo one and a half years ago. But the 14-year-old soon-to-be Baxter Bolt hopes to be doing the sport for several more years.
    June 14, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Downtown Micro-Grant Program continues for city

    The Downtown Micro-Grant Program will receive a fresh set of funds for future renovation work. City council approved $100,000 to replenish the program ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • ‘It is pretty much just pure fun’

    COLFAX – Whether it be for the prize money or to preserve the long-standing cowboy traditions, there is no doubt it takes a special kind of person to ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • School board approves NHS parking lot project

    Newton High School will have a re-surfaced south parking lot, following the Newton Community School District Board’s approval at Monday night’s regula ...
    June 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • City to extend sanitary sewer system

    The city, working with the Jasper County Health Department, is extending Newton’s sanitary sewer system. A public hearing was held and city council ap ...
    June 13, 2017 - 11:03 am