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  • 2016 Cardinal Capers

    The Berg Middle School Music Department presented the Cardinal Capers 2016 Talent Variety show on Saturday in the BMS Big Gym. Mackenzie Baker, Molly ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Vets Affairs plans ways to finish out budget effectively

    Jasper County’s Veterans Affairs Department doesn’t exactly have baskets filled with cash lying around, waiting to be tossed to the first veteran to c ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted driving has been a hot topic in the news for several years, and yet, despite great outreach, distracted driving is a growing epidemic.
    April 18, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Brownells opens retail store in Grinnell

    GRINNELL — The Iowa-based firearm business Brownells, Inc. has opened its first ever retail store location in Grinnell. The 7,000 square feet retail s ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Community Bancshares aquires TruBank

    Community Bancshares Corp, parent company of Community Bank has announced the signing of an agreement of acquisition with TruBank, also of Iowa, subje ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Unemployment rate increases to 3.8 percent

    Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.8 percent in March from 3.7 percent in February. The state’s jobless rate was 3.7 ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Breckenridge opens campaign headquarters

    Newton Daily NewsWes Breckenridge, candidate for Representative in House District 29, will open a ca ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Jasper County Fair organizer adds daycare open class

    Jasper County Fair will have more than one parade this year. The traditional parade will be in place on Monday night but plans are in the works for a ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Mid-American Energy announces wind power commitment

    DES MOINES — A major announcement Thursday by one of Iowa’s largest energy companies could have an impact on Jasper County industries.
    April 19, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Venture Homes looking to grow in Newton

    Venture Homes is looking to expand its footprint in Newton with plans for another house in the Fountain Hills development. The Newton City Council wil ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Historic print of war hero available

    The Jasper County Historical Museum of Jasper, Texas has presented Jasper County Economic Development Corp. (JEDCO) a historic first digital color pri ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • PBIS program rewards positive deeds

    The Newton Community School District’s rewards typically draw a lot of cheering.If you have any doub ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Board of Health seeks to include new doctor

    A new physician may be joining the Jasper County Board of Health. At Thursday’s regular monthly mee ...
    April 18, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • NHS Hall of Fame Class of 2016 announced

    The names of the six people who will be inducted into the Newton High School Hall of Fame this year were announced Thursday.
    April 15, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Celebrate Earth Day at NSNWR

    Newton Daily NewsNeal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be observing Earth Day on April 23 by host ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:41 am