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  • Harvest Supper at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is hosting a Harvest Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1409 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Bake sale at the courthouse

    A bake sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper County Courthouse. Proceeds go toward support of the Jasper County Elderly Nutritio ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Lions breakfast Saturday

    The Prairie City Lions Club will be serving breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the Prairie City Community Building. Menu items include pancakes, s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Events

    • The Newton Public Library Board will have its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom of the library.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Identity of fatal four wheeler rollover victim released

    The Jasper County Sheriff's office reported this afternoon that 49-year-old William Clark, of Collins, was the man fatally injured Wednesday after a f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Potential franchise fees hot topic for city council

    Concerned citizens and businesses turned out to voice their opinions on a proposed franchise fee for electric and natural gas utilities at Monday’s Ne ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • School district to acquire new property

    Rumors have already been running red hot on the Newton Community School District’s future configuration, and several decisions made at Tuesday’s board ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • County employees, officials insurance rates set for 2015

    Last year, Jasper County saw its employee and elected officials insurance rates jump from $153,348 per month to $171,058.69 per month, an 11.48 percen ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • BBBS awarded $1,000 grant for Jasper County Program

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa has received a $1,000 donation for their community-based mentoring program in Jasper County.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • First Avenue art for sale

    As the first year of the First Avenue of Sculpture & Art is coming to an end, the scupltures that many have enjoyed throughout the year are now for sa ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Newton pastor pens book

    “If God Won Our Elections” is a book that takes a look at the relationship between church and state and what the Bible has to say on the subject.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • UAW retirees donate to food pantry

    UAW 997 Retiree Committee Vice President Steve Hartz (left) and Treasurer Carmen Vander Leest make a donation to the Salvation Army food pantry at thi ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Primetime Fellowship hosts lunch, wildlife tour event

    Primetime Fellowship will host their regular lunch gathering Oct. 30 at Georgioz, 12 E. Front St. in Colfax. Following the luncheon, a tour of the Nea ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • First UMC hosts seminar for bereaved Nov. 2

    First United Methodist Church will host a seminar for the bereaved called Grief and the Holiday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Nov. 2, at the church, 210 N. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • State Episcopal convention to occur this weekend

    The St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites members to the 162nd Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa Friday and Saturday at the Downtown Des Mo ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 am
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