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  • Food donations accepted at county fair

    Food donations are being accepted in the Vendor Building at the Jasper County Fair in Colfax through July 24. Donations received will be distributed t ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • JCCB to host 3-D archery shoot

    The Jasper County Conservation Board will host a 3-D Archery Fun Shoot on Saturday, Aug. 16, on the east side of the Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve.  
    July 22, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Like mother, like daughter

    Men often talk about wanting to  follow in their father’s footsteps, but this practice isn’t just restricted to one gender. Kelani Schumann, 24, is fo ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Art showing at Uncle Nancy’s

    From now through Aug. 8, stop in at Uncle Nancy’s Coffeehouse & Eatery to see art display by Marilyn Terlouw. “I like to use materials that I already ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Exhibition on display at NSNWR

    “From the Tallgrass” will be showing at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge through Aug. 21.Natu ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • "A Hometown Ridiculous Day!" planned for the last Saturday in July on the square

    Come early for the food and shopping and stay for the car show at the Newton Chamber of Commerce’s “A Hometown Ridiculous Day!”
    July 21, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Vernon Company Recognized as Top 40 Distributor

    The Vernon Company has been named one of the 2014 Top 40 Distributors in the promotional products industry by the Advertising Specialty Institute’s Co ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Jasper Community Foundation announces grant awards in Jasper County

    Dan Skokan, president of the Jasper Community Foundation, has announced 18 area non-profit organizations received grants this year through the state s ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • JCSCC to host potluck, bluegrass session

    The Jasper County Senior Citizen Center will host its monthly bluegrass jam session and potluck at noon Saturday at the center, 702 E. Third St. S. in ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • IAFP seeking nominations for 2014 Family Physician of the Year Award

    The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2014 Family Physician of the Year. Each year the IAFP awards one family physician ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Grassley fall internships available; application deadline extended to Aug. 1

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said this week that fall internships for college-age Iowans are available, and applications are due Aug. 1.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Parkinson’s support group to meet Monday

    The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Wesley Park Centre Garden Room.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • NAMI of Jasper County to meet

    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.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Area students named to Bethel University dean's list

    SAINT PAUL —The following students from Newton have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester at Bethel Unive ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Local residents graduate from Drake UniversityThe following local residents graduated from Drake Uni ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:41 am
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