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  • Concert on the Prairie returns to Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    The Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge are presenting the annual Concert on the Prairie, June 5 starting at 5 p.m. at the Neal Smith Natio ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Newton's Earl Johnson to be honored at ceremony

    The public is invited to help honor the inductees or their representatives at this free ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Spaulding Center, 829 Spr ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Kelley re-appointed to capitol planning commission

    Rep. Dan Kelley of Newton was re-appointed to the Capitol Planning Commission which advises the restoration and continued improvement of the Iowa Stat ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN T.T.T.Chapter K-EN T.T.T. held a meeting on May 12 at Park Center. The evening started ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Events

    • Hazardous Waste Collection will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at City Parking Lot at 202 E. Jefferson St. in Prairie City.
    May 14, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Gunsaulus awarded scholarship

    The annual Jasper County Pheasants Forever Scholarship for $500 was awarded to Joshua Gunsaulus, who is planning to enter a course of study in animal ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • NPD plans for 2015 Race Season at Iowa Speedway in Newton

    Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2015 race season at Iowa Speedway in Newton and are asking Iowans and visiting race ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Little to sign autographs at Moo’s

    NASCAR K&N Pro Series driver Jesse Little will be signing autographs at Moo’s BBQ, 103 W. Second St. N. from noon to 1 p.m. Friday.
    May 14, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Corso inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta honor society

    SIOUX CITY — Morningside College student Monica Corso, daughter of Larry and Lana Corso, of Newton, recently was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Jury begins deliberations in fatal dog-mauling case

    Jury deliberations in the case of a 26-year-old Prairie City woman charged with child endangerment in the 2013 dog-mauling death of 4-year-old Jordyn ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • State gives closing argument in dog-mauling trial

    After the defense rested its case Wednesday morning in the 2013 dog-mauling death of a 4-year-old Prairie City child, Assistant Jasper County Attorney ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Bake sale planned for a mom's trip to help son with autism

    “It was Pastor Gary’s idea of a way that we could raise some money to help her in her expenses for her trip,” Coordinator of Lay Ministries Pat Drew s ...
    May 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • NPD strives for community-based, proactive policing

    The Newton Police Department is a busy place. It’s not just where you go to pay a parking ticket or obtain a police report, but it’s who you call if y ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Newton officer gives new meaning to ‘going the distance’

    When Curt Brass finished a 2014 marathon in a little more than four hours, the feedback he received didn’t match how he felt about his performance.
    May 13, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Lions name winners of peace poster

    The Newton Lions Club recently named the local winners of the International Lions Club peace poster contest. The theme this year was “Share The Peace” ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:51 am
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