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  • Ambulance service increase to go before council

    An increase to the rates charged for ambulance service will go before the Newton City Council at its regular meeting on Monday. The resolution is amon ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Public Works projects presented at open house

    Citizens were given the opportunity to see projects planned in the public works department at an open house on Thursday. From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., city ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Literacy Night at Emerson Hough gives families valuable resources

    Emerson Hough Elementary was bustling on Thursday for the school’s Literacy Night. Students and parents took part in activities aimed at helping kids ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Kinetic Edge donates $25,000 to Iowa nonprofits

    Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy’s vision is to create communities of healthy, happy, and hope-filled people. In 2016, Kinetic Edge worked harder than ev ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Blues Under the Blue Roof begins Monday with Aaron Earl Short

    Blues Under the Blue RoofBlues Under the Blue Roof is back. A new musical performance will be held e ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Urban renewal area plans targeted to help growth

    Several new projects are targeted by the city through amending both the North Central Urban Renewal Area Plan and the Southwest Economic Development A ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Historic Red Bridge could make big move from Reasnor to Colfax

    REASNOR — Joe Otto left Jasper County for almost 10 years pursuing his education. During short visits, the Colfax native would make “little pilgrimage ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Birthday Bash Fit for A Pig: Capitol II hosting community birthday

    “Radiant!” “Terrific!” “Some pig!” were all phrases spun into web’s about Wilbur the pig in the classic “Charlotte’s Web” and the sentiments can be sa ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Adult wellness clinic available at JCHD

    A new health care option is now available for the adult residents of Jasper County. The Jasper County Health Department is offering an adult wellness ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Jasper County Committee election results, 2017 meeting times

    Newton Daily NewsThe Jasper County FSA Office recently announced Howard Bond was elected to his thir ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Kiwanis donate to JCTAH

    Richard Thomas of the Newton Golden “K” Kiwanis presented a check for $100 to Bill Bennett, treasurer of the Jasper County Take Away Hunger program, f ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit highlights industry’s future

    ALTOONA — Renewable fuels industry leaders brimmed mostly with optimism at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on Tuesday.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Reading with Orion

    Therapy dogs may come and go from the Newton Public Library, but the impact they have on young readers will always remain true.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Newton Fire Academy back for second year

    Have you ever wondered what a firefighter does all day? Are you curious about how they fight fires and deal with hazardous materials? If so, then the ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Jasper Community Foundation Grant applications available Wednesday

    The Jasper Community Foundation is announcing its request for grant proposals for 2017. The Foundation recently received its County Endowment Fund Pro ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:15 am