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  • Community Calendar

    • Discover Hope, a faith based addiction support group, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Budget talks continue for county supervisors

    Budget talks continued for the Jasper County Board of Supervisors at their second budget workshop on Monday. As with those who made requests on Friday ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Gov. Branstad to appear in Newton

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the longest serving governor in American history and the subject of a new book, will appear from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fe ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Clinton coming to Berg Middle School on Thursday

    Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to make her final stop in Jasper County before the Feb. 1 Iowa ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • How to caucus

    Many Jasper County voters, like many other Iowans, are registered with either the Democratic or Republican parties, and have caucused before. Other vo ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Photo hike brings in visitors to wildlife refuge

    "The purpose of the photo hike is to get people out on the refuge and photography is something that a lot of people are interested in. There's a lot o ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Budget workshops begin for county supervisors

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors heard the first round of budget requests at its budget workshop on Friday. All those who spoke to the board gav ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Serving up Nostalgia

    COLFAX — A staple in downtown Colfax dining was sold in January, bringing new faces and a new food option for locals and passersby. Poppy's Pizza Rest ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Newton hosts SCICDA honor choir

    Newton High School will host the South Central Iowa Choral Directors Association freshman honor choir at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Newton High School Center f ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Fiorina to make campaign stop Tuesday in Colfax

    COLFAX — Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina will make a campaign stop Tuesday at the Kum and Go Convenience store at 1200 N. Walnut St. in ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton.• Al ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • 2016 Caucus Locations

    Where will your precinct’s Democratic or Republican caucus happen on Feb. 1?The state’s two largest ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Local students named to ISU dean’s list

    AMES — More than 8,370 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2015 fall ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Candidates appearing in county this week

    A number of presidential candidates, or the celebrities endorsing them, have the Jasper County area on their itineraries as the Feb. 1 Iowa Caucus lea ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Escaped inmate apprehended in Des Moines

    An inmate who escaped the minimum security Newton Correctional Release Center on Saturday afternoon was apprehended in Des Moines.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:19 pm