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Newton City Officials Compiling Proposal to Host Pyrotechnics Convention in 2022

At-Large Newton City Councilman Randy Ervin and a group of Newton residents have been working for months…

About 2-Million Dollars of Street Work Planned in Newton This Spring and Summer

About 2-million dollars of street work will occur in Newton this spring and summer. The City’s Public…

Governor and G-O-P Chairman Criticise Democrat Rita Hart’s Election Challenge

Governor Kim Reynolds says the outcome of Iowa’s contested second congressional district race could be a harbinger…

Newton State Representative Wes Breckenridge Only Democrat to Support No Permit Gun Legislation

Republicans in the Iowa House have passed a bill that would let Iowans buy guns and carry…

Jasper County’s 7-Day Positivity Rate for COVID-19 Currently Highest in the State

According to the State’s coronavirus tracking website,  Jasper County’s current 7-day positivity rate of 12-percent is the…

County COVID-19 Deaths Up to 58 According to State Tracking Website

Jasper County’s COVID-19 death total has increased since Saturday. The coronavirus Iowa website shows 58 deaths for…

County Health Department Announces Arrival of 2nd Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine for Healthcare Workers

The Jasper County Health Department announced this morning the arrival of the second COVID-19 vaccine doses for…

Newton Man Accused of Attempting to Sell a Missing Dog

A 44 year old Newton man is accused of attempting to sell a dog that got away…

Jasper County COVID-19 Related Deaths Now at 47

Since Saturday morning Jasper County has recorded another COVID-19 related death and 27 and a half percent…

Annual HVAC Maintenance Agreement for County Law Enforcement Center Renewed

An annual inspection and maintenance agreement for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system at the Jasper…