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  • Company Proves Their Corporation Cares

    In today’s society, corporate America is perceived as being uptight, greedy, selfish and uncaring. For Hanson Directory Service, its employees are its ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Tudor among semi-finalists in Bill Riley Talent Search

    DES MOINES — Newton resident Jenefer Tudor, 17, was among six senior division acts (ages 13-21) who ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Two injured in crash near Prairie City

    PRAIRIE CITY — Two people were seriously injured around 3:10 p.m. Thursday after a pickup truck collided with the rear end of a tractor while travelin ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Oil pipeline protesters meet with local farmers

    A local coffee shop turned into a hub where environmentalists and farmers joined together to discuss the proposed Bakkan oil pipeline that could affec ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Subdivision construction under way

    With one foundation complete and another in progress, the crews at Monarch Foundations have been hard at work since Monday at the new Fountain Hills S ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Iowa State Fair

    Top and above left: Kathryn Hewitt, 76, of Monroe, participates in the Bubble Gum Blowing Contest at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday. Above right: Ale ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Superintendent fires up Newton teachers to start school year

    Superintendent Bob Callaghan used a scene from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” to help inspire his staff at Thursday’s convocation ceremony at New ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • NAMI to meet Monday

    NAMI of Jasper County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Skiff Medical Center south board room just inside the south entrance.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Man arrested on felon firearms possession charge

    At approximately 10:08 a.m. Thursday, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers received a report of a domestic situation involving two men in the 14 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Local 997 Retiree Council to meet

    The UAW Local 997 Retiree Council will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Local 997 Union Hall.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • The Lost Bird Project film and art event

    Jasper County Conservation Board and the Centre for Arts and Artists will host a showing of the documentary film, The Lost Bird Project, at 10 a.m. We ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Theisen’s More for Your Community Grant applications due Aug. 31

    The 2014 Theisen’s More for Your Community Grants are due Aug. 31. This year, a record $200,000 in t ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Download free music with library card

    Download Free MusicDownload and own songs from the extensive Freegal database! Up to three songs per ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Serious tractor accident in Prairie City

    PRAIRIE CITY--Two people were seriously injured around 3 p.m. this afternoon after a pickup truck collided with the rear end of a tractor while travel ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Iowa lawmakers show support for $380M hydroelectric project

    PELLA — Iowa’s efforts to remain one of the nation’s largest consumers and generators of renewable energies received a more than a quarter billion dol ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:25 am
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