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  • Berg Middle School developing plan to stay off SINA list

    Scott Bauer said his staff is fired up and ready to do whatever it can to help to help Berg Middle School get off of the Iowa Department of Education’ ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Series of creationism lectures set for weekend

    The Jasper County Church of Christ is hosting a series of lectures by Brad Harrub Friday through Sunday at the DMACC Conference Center and at the chur ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Skiff Medical Center offers unique Halloween experience

    Entering its 18th year, Skiff Medical Center is offering a Halloween experience for children of all ages from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Emmanuel performs for fundraiser

    First Baptist Church of Melrose hosted a French concert and fundraiser on Oct. 24 at the church. Kristyn Taylor and Linda Emmanuel, of Newton, were fe ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Brooke earns Eagle Scout Award

    After 10 years in the scouting program Trae Brooke has earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in the scouting program. Brooke is a member of T ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Students of the Month

    Margie Criswell, president of the Newton Noon Kiwanis is with Newton Senior High School students Tyler Wood and Hailey Coy, recently recognized as the ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Supervisors approve asbestos removal for former care facility

    One hurdle has been cleared in the county’s efforts to have the former Jasper County Care Facility, 5245 Liberty Avenue in Newton, demolished.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Pacesetters to host state solo competition

    The Newton Community School District, along with the Newton High School Pacesetters, will host the Iowa State Drill Team Solo Competition Friday and S ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • JCCC hosts creationism seminar

    The Jasper County Church of Christ will host a series of lectures about creationism and evolution at the Newton DMACC Campus, 600 N. Second Ave. W.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Pleasant View hosts supper Nov. 7

    The Pleasant View United Methodist Church will host a chicken and noodle supper with homemade pies from 3 to 7 p.m., Nov. 7, at the church, 8454 S. 28 ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts two upcoming events

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host two upcoming events at the church, 417 N. Second Ave. E. in Kellogg.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Monroe UMC hosts turkey dinner

    The Monroe United Methodist Church will host a turkey supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 407 N. Monroe St. in Monroe.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Congregation UCC hosts presentation with Joan Becker

    The Newton Congregational United Church of Christ, along with the National Alliance of Mental Health of Jasper County, will host a presentation and di ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Kids Against Hunger deadline Nov. 3

    The Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will package food to be sent to feed families in parts of the world where there are people starving because of a ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Capitol II having Halloween movie fundraiser for food pantry

    At 10 p.m. on Friday, the Capitol II Theatre will host a screening of the Nicole Kidman horror thriller, “The Others.” The film is rated PG-13 and att ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:53 am
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