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  • Supervisors have packed agenda Tuesday

    After a few slow weeks, business has picked back up for the Jasper County Board of Supervisors, and the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting reflects that.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • New pediatrician joins Skiff

    Skiff Medical Center has a new doctor who is filling a much needed position. Dr. Jennifer Paisley is the new and only pediatrician at Skiff and is als ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Rivera now at Birch Corp Financial in Newton

    Crystal L. Rivera of the Birch Corp Financial in Newton recently completed the five hour agent certification class and is now an authorized independen ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • What's next after wild week for stocks?

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market needs to see a therapist. Temperamental, flighty, prone to mood swings, the market took investors on a wild ride this ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Munson joins Grinnell Mutual

    Miranda Munson, of Newton, recently joined Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company as a publications specialist in the BIS division. Munson holds a bachel ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Davis earns designation of Iowa certified municipal clerk

    City Clerk of Newton Katrina Davis has earned the designation of Iowa Certified Municipal Clerk, which is awarded by the Iowa Municipal Finance Office ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Booster club to host trivia night

    The Newton Athletic Booster Club will host a Trivia Night at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Sugar Grove Winery, 6602 Ginger Ave.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Fair Trade Week planned by The Work of Our Hands

    PELLA —Oct. 21-24 is Fair Trade Week in Pella, with events planned Tuesday through Thursday to highlight fair trade and social sustainability in a glo ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • NPD distributing free Trick-or-Treat Bags

    The Newton Police Department is distributing free Safety Pup trick-or-treat bags from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 30 at the police department, 101 W ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Kids Against Hunger packaging event

    Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will be packaging food to feed families in parts of the world because of a shortage of food Nov. 8. The host for the ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Events

    • Celebrate Recovery for Women led by Nina Robson will meet at 5 p.m. Monday at Hephzibah House, 721 E. Fourth St. N in Newton. 
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • No new trial for Iowa man convicted of murder

    FORT DODGE — A Fort Dodge man convicted in August of first-degree murder will not be getting a new trial.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Idle Iowa beef plant prepares to reopen this month

    TAMA — A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen in Tama later this month.Iowa Pr ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Council Bluffs seeks payment of late garbage bills

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A city official says about 20 percent of Council Bluffs households are late paying their garbage bills.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Police say arrest made in Des Moines hit-and-run

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police say an arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a 55-year-old man.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
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