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  • Caya Church doing it their own way

    No pews, no hymnals, no collection plate, the Caya Church of Newton is doing things its own way. Caya, which stands for Come As You Are, started in Pa ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Republican headquarters opens in Newton

    The Republican Party of Jasper County took to the street Monday night to welcome friends and celebra ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Elks donate $750 to St. Nick's

    The Newton Elks Lodge #1270 recently donated $750 to the St. Nick’s Christmas Club. Pictured from left are Russ Leix, St. Nick’s representative; Pam D ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • St. Francis Manor announces land purchase, new development

    GRINNELL — St. Francis Manor Board Member Fran Conn and Landowner Bill Tish recently worked together to facilitate St. Francis Manor’s purchase of fou ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Iowa ag officials advocating summer fill ups for propane users

    Winter is coming, and after last year’s brutal bout with Mother Nature, Iowa agriculture officials are advising consumers to fill up their propane tan ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Optimae invites public to open house Thursday

    Optimae Life Services of Jasper County is inviting the public to its open house from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at its new location, 1730 First Ave. E. i ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Hunter Mansion hosts luncheon and golf outing Thursday

    The Hunter Mansion is hosting a Ladies Luncheon & Golf  Outing beginning with lunch at 11 a.m. Thursday.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Facilities meeting at PCM Middle School

    A PCM facilities meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 in the middle school auditorium in Prairie City. The public is encouraged to attend this inform ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Newton Head Start announces income eligibility guidelines for free, reduced price meals

    Newton Head Start has announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program.Meals are p ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Learning activities planned at Lake Red Rock

    Upcoming programs and activities at Lake Red Rock include the following:• Finding Your Way — 10 a.m. ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Academic Achievement

    University of IowaLocal students receiving degrees of the University of Iowa at the close of the 201 ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Mid Iowa Antique Power Association annual show this weekend

    The Mid Iowa Antique Power Association will celebrate its 30th annual show Friday through Sunday at the showgrounds, located eight miles west of Marsh ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • What’s a group selfie? An ‘usie’ of course

    NEW YORK (AP) — What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!As in “us.” Pronounced uss-ee, r ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Searchers find body in Union County lake

    CRESTON (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a person who may have drowned while fishing on a Union County lake.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Hot air balloon brushes power line at Iowa event

    INDIANOLA (AP) — A hot air balloon brushed a power line and caused an outage at the National Balloon Classic near Indianola.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:29 am
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