Jasper County News


“Project Fastpitch” Softball Developers Pursuing Funding From a New State Grant Program

The developers working to make Project Fastpitch a reality in Newton are pursuing money from a new…

Absentee Voting Process Begins for June Primary Election

We are 20 days away from the primary election, and today is a key day in the…

Rural Baxter Child Dies From Being Run Over

A young child was killed at a home northeast of Baxter yesterday morning. The Iowa State Patrol…

Mahaska County Road Construction Project Creates Detour Through Lynnville and Southeast Jasper County

A road construction project in northern Mahaska County this summer will result in more traffic on Jasper…

Rural Prairie City Farm Hosts E-15 andB-20 Bill Signing

A farm near Prairie City was where Governor Kim Reynolds chose to sign a bill into law…

Lynnville-Sully Principal Receives Recognition from Statewide Educator Organization

Lynnville-Sully’s Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade Principal received an award during a school Assembly yesterday (Monday). Teri Bowlin…

Newton City Council Approves 4-Block Downtown Street Reconstruction Bid of 835-Thousand Dollars

Despite the low bid being 82-thousand dollars higher than expected, the Newton City Council decided last (Monday)…

Newton City Council Approves Downtown Street Closures for June Wild Cat Country Fest and Christian Concert

The closures of the streets on the north and west sides of Newton’’s square for music concerts…

State Senator Nunn Addresses Abortion During Weekend Congressional Debate

The Republican who currently represents State Senate District 15, which is most of Jasper County and eastern…

Low Bid on Downtown Street Reconstruction in Newton Exceeds Engineer’s Estimate By Over 80-Thousand Dollars

The low bid on 4-blocks of street reconstruction in downtown Newton has come in over 82-thousand dollars…