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  • Registration open for Krumm trail race

    One of the longest ongoing trail races in Jasper County is turning 10 and registration is open for this year’s run.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Exchange student makes presentation

    Newton Rotary Exchange Student Ben Ellis gave a program on Tuesday about the year he spent in Austria. Ellis, who was sponsored by the local Rotary Cl ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Local farm families recognized as environmental leaders

    Two local Iowa farm families were recognized with the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award during a ceremony at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 13. Ward V ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • El Locos Tacos opens food truck eatery

    Locals driving on First Avenue may have noticed a new food truck the past couple weeks in the parking lot of the Pit Stop Liquors store.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Local artist Homeier having Art Sale

    Local artist Mary Homeier will be having an art sale, located in the P.J.’s Deli Annex in Newton, beginning Friday.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • State Fair winners

    Jase D. Aldridge of Kellogg placed first in the Barnevelder Pullet competition; first in the Bantam Call Gray Old Drake; first in the Bantam Call Gray ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Clarification

    New traffic policies are in effect from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, but are not the designated drop ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Campers ready for Labor Day weekend

    Most of the campsites with electricity in Iowa state parks available for reservation have been snapped up for weeks ahead of the Labor Day holiday. 
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Vietnam vets doing their part to keep old memorial clean

    While the recent spotlight has been on the new Jasper County Veterans Memorial Complex situated on the Jasper County Courthouse’s east lawn, the origi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Pool play

    Newton Parks and Grounds hosted a dog pool party Tuesday evening at Maytag Pool to end the swimming season. 
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Ice Ice Baby

    The ice bucket challenge has reached the political level, at least here in Jasper County. Nancy P ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Making an impact

    Brodie Sanders from Pizza Ranch delivered a variety of school supplies to the Newton Community School District today and presented them to Laura Selov ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Least of Saints Ministry donates to the Sing Me to Heaven Foundation

    Last Thursday, the Least of Saints Ministry donated more than $650 to the Sing Me to Heaven Foundation of La Porte City, Iowa. The foundation raises m ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Mom charged after daughter, 12, found pregnant

    A Newton mother is charged with child endangerment after it was discovered her 12-year-old daughter became preganant as the result of alleged sexual a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • State Faire winners

    • Dennis Terlouw of Newton placed second in the Most Unusual Vegetable contest.• Colby Tool of Monro ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:25 am
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