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  • Emergency dispatchers honored during week of April 12-18

    “Go ahead with your traffic.”That’s one of the many things a Jasper County Sheriff’s Office dispatch ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Tuesday's open house addresses special-ed transitons

    The Parent & Educator Connection at Heartland AEA is hosting an event Tuesday at the Newton Public Library to address special-education students and t ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Newton student places in state essay contest

    Local third-grader Isaac Alexander is a state-wide award-winning writer, according to the members of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary who paid him a surprise ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Changes proposed to city employee residency requirements

    A first consideration for a change is the current residency requirements for city employees will be heard at the Newton City Council meeting Monday.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Middle schoolers learn about poverty in other countries

    Technology has made the world seem smaller to many of us.Some Berg Middle School students recently w ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Attempted murder trial postponed

    A jury trial for a Newton man charged with attempted murder has been rescheduled.Nigel W. Graves, 33 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Newton Talks series starts Sunday

    The mission of the Newton Wellness Coalition encompasses advocacy, awareness and action. To honor that mission, the group is hosting a series called N ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Harlow named finalist for National American Miss Iowa

    Faith Harlow, 14, daughter of Steve Harlow of Newton, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be May 2-3 at ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Event

    • JCARL Adoption Event will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Family Video, in Newton.• Chapter HS of PEO will ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • NHS to host state solo, ensemble festival Saturday

    Newton Senior High School will host the Iowa High School Music Association Class 4A and 1A State Solo and Ensemble Festival from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at t ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Club News

    Chapter K-EN TTTEleven members of Chapter K-EN T.T.T. met April 14 in the home of Jane Johnson with ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Lab worker says Rayhons’ DNA found in wife’s room

    GARNER — The DNA of a former Iowa lawmaker was found on the quilt and bed sheets of his wife, but not on her clothing, a state lab worker testified Th ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Sioux City appealing order to remove traffic cameras

    SIOUX CITY — Sioux City wants to keep operating five traffic cameras while appealing a state order to remove them.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Former operators of Marion elder care home convicted

    MARION — The former operators of a closed elder group home in Marion have been convicted on three charges, including neglect.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Google seeks $1 billion expansion of Council Bluffs center

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Google Inc. wants to expand its Council Bluffs data center spending an additional $1 billion and doubling the size of its staff to 70 ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:40 am
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