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  • Man pronounced dead after four wheeler rollover

    JASPER COUNTY — A Jasper County man was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday after an ATV he was operating rolled on a B-level road near the border ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Potential franchise fees hot topic for city council

    Concerned citizens and businesses turned out to voice their opinions on a proposed franchise fee for electric and natural gas utilities at Monday’s Ne ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • School district to acquire new property

    Rumors have already been running red hot on the Newton Community School District’s future configuration, and several decisions made at Tuesday’s board ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • County employees, officials insurance rates set for 2015

    Last year, Jasper County saw its employee and elected officials insurance rates jump from $153,348 per month to $171,058.69 per month, an 11.48 percen ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • BBBS awarded $1,000 grant for Jasper County Program

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa has received a $1,000 donation for their community-based mentoring program in Jasper County.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • First Avenue art for sale

    As the first year of the First Avenue of Sculpture & Art is coming to an end, the scupltures that many have enjoyed throughout the year are now for sa ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Newton pastor pens book

    “If God Won Our Elections” is a book that takes a look at the relationship between church and state and what the Bible has to say on the subject.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • UAW retirees donate to food pantry

    UAW 997 Retiree Committee Vice President Steve Hartz (left) and Treasurer Carmen Vander Leest make a donation to the Salvation Army food pantry at thi ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Primetime Fellowship hosts lunch, wildlife tour event

    Primetime Fellowship will host their regular lunch gathering Oct. 30 at Georgioz, 12 E. Front St. in Colfax. Following the luncheon, a tour of the Nea ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • First UMC hosts seminar for bereaved Nov. 2

    First United Methodist Church will host a seminar for the bereaved called Grief and the Holiday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Nov. 2, at the church, 210 N. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • State Episcopal convention to occur this weekend

    The St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites members to the 162nd Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa Friday and Saturday at the Downtown Des Mo ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Holy Trinity hosts dinner fundraiser Saturday

    The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will host its annual harvest dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 14009 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew paral ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Pleasant Hill UMC hosts Punches Family

    The Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church will host a time of gospel music with the Punches Family at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at 151 60th Ave. in rural Prairie ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Renew registration for ATVs, ORVs

    Current registrations on ATVs, ORMs, ORVs and snowmobiles expire Dec. 31. Bring or send your current registration when renewing.  
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
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