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  • Grab your gals, Ladies Night Out is Thursday

    Ladies, gather your friends Thursday and head to the DMACC Conference Center for the fifth annual Ladies Night Out.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Two properties sold from D&D program

    Two lots that were a part of the D&D program were sold at the Monday City Council meeting. One offer was submitted for the lot at 315 E. 15th St. N.; ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Local 4-H members turn community project into full-time cause

    This summer, 13-year-old Beula Lee earned a red ribbon at the Iowa State Fair for her 4-H community service project. Lee’s project was turning used pi ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Conservation office hosting ‘Frozen’ Halloween hike

    Friday will be the 10th annual Jasper County Conservation Office Halloween Hike and this year’s event just got even cooler.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Newton police officer honored

    Lieutenant Patrick Richardson of the Newton Police Department posthumously received the Iowa Law Enforcement Purple Heart Award Wednesday at the inaug ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • American Legion focusing on outreach

    It used to be a common thing to see a yellow ribbon tied around a tree during war time. The ribbon was used to symbolize that either someone from the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Events

    • A Career and College Planning Night for high school sophomores, juniors and their parents will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at DMACC Newton Campus, Room 2 ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Martha Speaks at the library

    Martha Speaks character will visit the Newton Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room. Come for storytime and have your pictur ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Business is booming at Family Video

    “Business is great, business is strong, Newton has been really good to us,” Jerry Morris, manager at Family Video said. In a time when most video stor ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Volunteers answer the call for a wheelchair bound child

    Volunteers answered the call from Kid Assist of Newton to help build a wheelchair ramp at the entrance of a wheelchair bound child’s home Saturday.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Travelin' Traffic Ace XVIII winners annouced

    The Newton Police Department awarded 140 Travelin’ Traffic Ace XVIII mugs to drivers displaying safe and courteous driving skills such as driving the ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • 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 - 11:48 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 - 11:48 am
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