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Local Unemployment Up in May to 4.2-Percent

Unemployment increased in Jasper County last month. Iowa Workforce Development says 800 County residents were looking for…

Colfax-Mingo Superintendent Says Stadium Construction is Behind Schedule

The Colfax-Mingo School District is making contingency plans for the up-coming football season. In a letter to…

Newton Proposes Iowa Speedway for Fireworks Convention Site

Newton City Council members last (Monday) night voted unanimously to submit an official City proposal for hosting…

County Tax Sale Brings In Over 433-Thousand Dollars

The on-line Jasper County Tax Sale that was held yesterday (Monday) brought in over 433-thousand dollars. County…

Arcosa Wind Tower Plant in Newton to Undergo 2-Million Dollar Expansion

A 2-million dollar expansion is going to take place at the Arcosa wind tower manufacturing plant on…

Newton City Council Applauds This Year’s Newton Fest

The return of Newton Fest earlier this month drew praise from several Newton City Council members last…