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  • Donate blood at the Brenden O’Brien Memorial Blood Drive

    In memory of Brendan O’Brien, his family asks you to honor him by donating blood and sharing the gift of life on April 21.
    April 5, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Evening Prairie Burn set for Friday

    The public is invited to watch a controlled prairie burn at 7 p.m. Friday at the Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve.
    April 5, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Plans take shape for Holy Week at area Lutheran churches

    Holy Week, the week leading up to Jesus’ death and resurrection is traditionally observed by many Christians.
    April 5, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Baxter business receives dealer of the year award

    Bryan and Dylan DeJong, of Baxter Comfort Solutions, located in Baxter, are shown receiving the Climate Master Bronze Volume Dealer of the Year from J ...
    April 5, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Club News

    Kellogg Garden ClubThe March meeting of the Kellogg Garden Club featured local dietitian, Jenny Thom ...
    April 5, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Locals graduate from Get to Know Newton leadership class

    The eight week Get to Know Newton Leadership class wrapped up March 28 with graduation and evaluation.
    April 5, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • DMACC Foundation to award milestone $1 million in scholarships

    The Des Moines Area Community College Foundation awarded $1 million in scholarships to DMACC students during the 2016-17 school year.
    April 5, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Injury forces NPD lieutenant to retire

    State Representative and Newton Police Lt. Wes Breckenridge is retiring law enforcement and his post as head of the NPD’s patrol division due to a rec ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Jasper County to launch new leadership class

    The Iowa State Extension and Outreach office in Jasper County has developed a new Place-Based Leadership program for residents to further their networ ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Newton Main Street to hold Easter Egg Hunt

    Newton Main Street is holding its inaugural Easter egg hunt in downtown Newton this week.Set for 6 p ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Alliant Energy rate increase planned for April

    Alliant Energy customers can expect a rate increase of 10 to 12 percent in the next year. About two-thirds of that increase is expected to be implemen ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Annual audit report released for Jasper County

    Auditor of State Mary Mosiman has released an audit report on Jasper County.The county had local tax ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Soil health discussed at Cover Crop Field Day

    Soil health was the topic of conversation at last week’s Jasper County Cover Crop Field Day in Prairie City. A couple dozen farmers and community memb ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Sounds of Nature Concert at Lake Red Rock

    Central College Percussion Ensemble will be featured during the Sounds of Nature Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Playscape at North Overlook Beach at ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Kiwanis honor March students

    The Newton Noon Kiwanis were honored to have Ashlee Freese and Logan Zaabel as our March Students of the Month. The book “Kites Sail High” by Ruth Hel ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:26 am