The Tree-mendous Christmas Extravaganza will be held every weekend throughout the month of December starting Dec. 3 at the Jasper County Historical Museum. About 150 trees have been decorated and put on display throughout the museum.
Representatives from the City of Newton, DMACC, Newton Main Street, Newton Development Corporation, Catalyst Development and other entities on Tuesday, July 27 provided a tour of the downtown district and Legacy Plaza to members of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Main Street Iowa.
The Jasper County Fair Rodeo and Ty Carlson Memorial Bull Ride was held Saturday, July 17 at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Colfax. Normally a "pre-fair promotion," the rodeo transitioned into a main attraction at the fair this year.