Jasper County News


Federal Appeals Court Rules in Favor of State Law Banning School Mask Mandates

A federal appeals court has thrown out a temporary order that has allowed Iowa schools to have…

Newton School Board Members Address Return to Learn Plan Changes

The Newton School Board last night voted 6 to 1 to remove from the District Return to…

I-R-S Commissioner Shares Advice for Tax Filing

The Internal Revenue Service opened the tax filing season Monday. I-R-S Commissioner, Chuck Rettig says there are…

Trigger for Mask Wearing in Newton Schools Cut from the District’s Return to Learn Plan

The Return to Learn Plan in the Newton School District has been amended to eliminate a previous…

City Of Newton Providing Temporary Management Assistance to Newton WaterWorks

The Newton City Council has unanimously approved a request from the Newton WaterWorks Board for temporary management…

Alliant Energy Hosts Meeting with Downtown Newton Businesses Regarding Removal of “H”-Structures

Alliant Energy is getting ready to begin removing the large steel “H”-Structures that have been downtown for…

Newton School Board Holding Budget Workshop

A thorough review of the Newton School District’s finances is expected during a Budget Workshop the School…

Rural Baxter Man Sentenced to Prison After Second Probation Violation

A 32 year old rural Baxter man has been sentenced to two years in prison after violating…

City of Newton Seeks Temporary Part-Time Police Department Adminstrative Assistant

Due to a long-term intermittent absence, the Newton Police Department is looking to hire a temporary part-time…

Newton Man Charged with Accident Related 3rd Offense OWI Bonds Out of Jail

A 42 year old Newton man facing a 3rd Offense OWI charge from an accident in Newton…