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  • Wolf honored for 50 years in Colfax Legion

    At Colfax American Legion Post 175’s regular meeting July 11, a 50-year membership award was presented to Legion member Daryl Wolf. He has maintained ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:12 pm
  • Colfax library summer reading program

    The Colfax Public Library is once again offering a summer reading program. All shows will be at the Colfax Christian Church Fellowship Hall, diagonall ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • Vacation Bible School July 24-26

    The Colfax Catholic and Methodist churches will host Pets Unleashed Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. July 24-26 at the Colfax Methodist Church.
    July 19, 2017 - 12:13 pm
  • Bollhoefer reunion Sunday

    The 2017 Bollhoefer Reunion will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 23 at the Bethany United Church of Christ, northeast of Baxter. There will be a potluck ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • ‘We always worked together’

    This is part II in a two-part series featuring PCM-area JC United’s two state championship softball teams. The 11U and 12U teams both collected champi ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • ‘All kids, all the time’

    COLFAX – “All kids, all the time.” If you have attended a school boarding meeting within the last few months, you might be familiar with Jim Verlengia ...
    July 20, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • Fair Outreach

    Save the Red Bridge committee volunteer Larry Hurto tosses some candy at Monday’s Jasper County Fair Parade in downtown Colfax. The nonprofit organiza ...
    July 19, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Lake Red Rock programs July 11-15

    There's always something happening at Lake Red Rock. Check out these upcoming activities:July 11-12 ...
    July 19, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Tips for a successful summer radon test

    Jasper County Health DepartmentYou can’t see it, smell it or taste it in your home but there may be ...
    July 14, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • MAMM returns during Monroe Old Settlers Aug. 5

    Monroe’s 32nd Annual Micro Marathon is set for 8 a.m. Aug. 5 at the Red Rock Park, at the intersection of business Highway 163 and Marion Street in Mo ...
    July 13, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • My campus tour

    Editor’s note: This column originally published Sept. 9, 2016.Game day in Iowa City is like no other ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • Our evolution to boring

    Editor’s note: This column originally published Feb. 3, 2017.It’s officially official... hubby and I ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Rev Paul Harvey turns 90!

    Ginnie’s father, the Rev Paul Harvey, just turned 90. Yes, he likes to joke about his name and says things like, “Now, for the rest of the story.” But ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • Let’s all sing along

    I know every word to all eight and a half minutes of Don McLean’s “American Pie.” I was nine years old when it was released and I played the 45 vinyl ...
    July 14, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Fourth of July Chicken Butcher’n

    A vivid memory of my grandmother: we showed up at her house on a Sunday afternoon unannounced. That’s what you did back then. You didn’t call ahead, t ...
    July 14, 2017 - 3:50 pm
  • The people behind Juno

    Editor’s note: This column originally published July 14, 2016.The 24-hour cable news cycle and socia ...
    July 14, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Health care: Let’s not go backward!

    We are being told our pre-existing conditions will be covered under Trump Care (the current Senate bill coming up for vote) without caps — i..e. limit ...
    July 12, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • Memorial Day Flags

    The Colfax AMVETS and Colfax American Legion would like to thank the youth volunteers and the Cogley family for assisting in putting up and taking dow ...
    July 12, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • Saying ‘yes’ to a dress

    So my girl child, Avery, recently had reconstructive foot surgery. Because she and her fiancé have three rambunctious fur-babies in their house, she o ...
    July 7, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • Cradle of Hope

    Peggy Knudsen walks the talk. After having over 100 foster and six adopted children with her husband, Monte, who is pastor of Faith Christian Outreach ...
    July 5, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Health care: Let’s not go backward!

    We are being told our pre-existing conditions will be covered under Trump Care (the current Senate bill coming up for vote) without caps — i..e. limit ...
    July 12, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • Memorial Day Flags

    The Colfax AMVETS and Colfax American Legion would like to thank the youth volunteers and the Cogley family for assisting in putting up and taking dow ...
    July 12, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • System not allowing equality in education

    Fifteen years after the government intervened in education to get it back on track, Iowa’s education system continues to show it does not understand w ...
    July 5, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Betty Jane Hanawalt

    Betty Jane Hanawalt, 87, formerly of Newton, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. A funeral service was Monday, July 17 at C ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:17 pm
  • Harry Clifford Morgan

    Harry Clifford Morgan, 97, of Prairie City, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A funeral service was Wednesday, Ju ...
    July 19, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • Terry L. Lewis

    Terry L. “Lewie” Lewis, 58, of Monroe, died Monday, July 10, 2017, at Pella Regional Health Center. The family will greet friends at 4 p.m. Saturday, ...
    July 12, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • James Leroy Williams

    James Leroy Williams, 79, of Colfax, died Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A memorial graveside service will be at 3 p.m. M ...
    July 5, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Donald Wayne Wheatcraft

    Donald Wayne Wheatcraft, 66, of Colfax, died Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 9 ...
    July 5, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Charles J. Hyke

    Charles J. Hyke, 88, of Waterloo, died Friday, June 16, 2017, at Ravenwood Specialty Care in Waterloo.
    June 21, 2017 - 9:31 am
  • Richard Craig Horton

    Richard Craig Horton, 75 of Colfax, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home in Bondurant. There will be a visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2 ...
    June 21, 2017 - 9:31 am
  • Juanita Irene Rogers

    Juanita Irene Rogers, 92, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Visitation was Tuesday, June 20 at Coburn Funeral Home ...
    June 21, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Gary Wayne Roberts

    Gary Wayne Roberts, 78, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, June 2, 2017, at Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center after a short illness. A celebration of Gary’ ...
    June 21, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Sandra Mae Nell

    Sandra Mae Nell, died Monday, June 12, 2017, at her home in Newton. Her immediate family gathered for a private service June 16 at Highland/Oak Hill C ...
    June 21, 2017 - 9:28 am

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