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Colfax Woman Facing an Arson Charge Posts Bond

A  Des Moines woman facing a 1st Degree Arson charge for an alleged incident at the Microtel…

Zoning Change Approved for New Co-Line Manufacturing Plant

The Jasper County Board of Supervisor have approved rezoning 7.4 acres along South 128th Avenue East south…

Newton City Council Approves New Fire Engine

In 8 ½ to 9  ½ months the City of Newton should have a new Fire Engine…

DMACC On-Line Classes Back in Session

Des Moines Area Community College’s on-line classes resume today. Those classes have not been held for two…

Newton Man Pleads Guilty to 2019 OWI and Eluding Charges

A September 1st sentencing has been set for a 26 year old Newton man who admits he…

Newton School Transportation Department Aggressively Pursuing Potential School Bus Drivers

The Transportation Supervisor for the Newton School District is taking an aggressive approach to finding bus drivers…

Jasper County Fair One Month Away

The Jasper County Fair is one month away. After last year’s pandemic-related cancellations, Jasper and Iowa’s other…

Newton Police Investigating Residential Burglary Report

Newton Police are investigating a possible residential burglary on the city’s southwest side early last (Tuesday) night…

County Supervisors Identify Potential New County Engineer But Keep Name Secret For Now

The Jasper County Board of Supervisors have found a County Engineer candidate they want to hire.  This…

County Supervisors Agree to Sell Annex Building for 16-Thousand Dollars

The Jasper County Board of Supervisors intend to sell the County Annex Building for 16-thousand dollars. That…