• McNeer charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with Petro death

    Mathew A. McNeer, 29, of Newton has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Steven Petro after an autopsy report in ...
    April 20, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Newton’s school enrollment steady; has potential to grow according to study

    If even more employment opportunities develop in the City of Newton, the Newton Community School District could go from “being stable” to a growing di ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Newton Math Department

    On Wednesday, April 16, 16 students traveled to the Little Hawkeye Math Competition at Central College.  
    April 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • YPJC sponsoring showing of 'Despicable Me' today

    The Young Professionals of Jasper County will sponsor a free showing of “Despicable Me” at 1 p.m. today at the Capitol II Theatre.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • The man behind the name

    Like most VFW posts, Newton’s post, which is celebrating its 85th anniversary on Saturday, is named after a veteran. The post’s official name is “Mars ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • The second reading of two ordinances regarding traffic safety to highlight City Council meeting

    Newton City Council will have second consideration of two ordinances to improve traffic safety in town.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Dueling Duos at Careage of Newton on April 26

    Dueling Duos — Sugar and Spice vs. Jeff and Nancy Beal — will be featured at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Careage of Newton, 2130 W. 18th St. S.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • JCSCC to host monthly bluegrass jam, potluck

    The Jasper County Senior Citizens Center, 702 E. Third St. S., will have its monthly bluegrass music jam session and potluck beginning at noon Saturda ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Annual Hoofin' It 5K Road Race/Walk planned in Grinnell

    The 10th Annual Hoofin’ It 5K Road Race/Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, by the Bear Athletic Center in Grinnell.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Golden K Kiwanis to meet Tuesday

    The Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Hy-Vee meeting room. The program will be presented by Dr. Maureen Lockwood, Thombert ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Chichaqua Valley Trail meeting on Monday

    Friends of the Chichaqua Valley Trail will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Baxter Community School in the west commons (lunchroom).
    April 18, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Livestock Disaster Program producer meeting set for May 1

    The Jasper and Poweshiek County FSA offices will be holding a livestock producer meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the First State Bank, 413 East ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Academic Achievements

    University of IowaAndrew Broderick of Baxter and Kelly Murphy of Newton are among 235 University of ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Receive email alerts about library materials

    Email AlertsWould you like to receive an email alert that your materials are coming due in three day ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Tigerhawk boys turn in top performances

    SAYDEL — It was a night of season-topping performances Thursday for the Colfax-Mingo boy’s track team, as they continued their road trip at Saydel Hig ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:23 am
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