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  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut up to 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its staff ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Loebsack to hold office hours Tuesday

    U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff, Amelia Schoeneman, available for questions from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, and Tuesday, ...
    July 17, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • District, AT&T come to cell phone tower agreement after three years

    “Did you bring the champagne (now) that we finally sealed the deal?” No one could blame Newton Comm ...
    July 16, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Lightning strike at law enforcement center was a direct hit

    Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty said a private consulting firm confirmed the lightning strike that hit the Jasper County Law Enforcement Center a ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • MAT students perform during Fourth

    Marshalltown Area Tumbling/Trampoline had several of its recreational and team members participate in Newton’s Fourth of July parade. Many of the stud ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Poker run for breast cancer set for Saturday

    The first annual Friends of Mine “Ride 4 Time” Poker Run, which will benefit women who cannot afford mammograms, is set for Saturday.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Large addition, remodel at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

    Starting on May 11, the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Iowa Speedway Drive in Newton began a large scale construction project with plans for a ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Newton WaterWorks board to meet Friday

    The Newton WaterWorks Board of Trustees will meet at noon Friday at the Newton Water Treatment Plant, located at 5382 S. 48th Ave. W.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Donations for food pantries accepted at county fair

    During the Jasper County Fair, there will be a station in the vendor building for fairgoers to bring donations for distribution throughout the county ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Loebsack to hold office hours Tuesday

    U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff, Amelia Schoeneman, available for questions from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, and Tuesday, ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Scott Allspach, 17, of Lambs Grove was arrested at 6:41 p.m. July 7 for vi ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Farm safety at the Jasper County Fair

    URBANDALE — Attendees of the Jasper County Fair, in Colfax will learn about farm safety from 10 to noon Wednesday, July 23, with Bre Branderhorst, Far ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Piecemakers Quilt Guild to meet Thursday

    The Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for Arts & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton. (Note time and location c ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • 'The Landmark Mural'

    “The Landmark Mural” sits just inside the Jasper County Historical Museum off the lobby. It is another beautiful sculpture by Herman L. Deaton that we ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Defense: Slain wife of man on trial had an affair

    DAVENPORT (AP) — Attorneys for an Iowa man charged with killing his pregnant wife said Tuesday that the victim was having an affair with a co-worker, ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:49 am
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