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  • Facing federal funding cuts, Progress Industries looks for help

    U.S. Rep Dave Loebsack was back in Newton Monday afternoon to meet with representatives of Progress Industries to address its funding concerns in ligh ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Family, friends remember longtime teacher at memorial service

    Theresa Comer can’t help herself. Even though she knows it won’t be there, every time she drives by Thomas Jefferson Elementary she looks for her moth ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • City, Project AWAKE continue partnership

    The City of Newton is continuing its long relationship with Project AWAKE and the Krumm Center and Newton Arboretum at Agnes Patterson Park. City coun ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Food pantry shortage at Salvation Army

    Many local families in need lean on the Newton Salvation Army and its resources. Inside the organization’s food pantry, shelves are not always packed ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Bannon-backed PAC backs Wisconsin, Arizona Senate candidates

    DES MOINES (AP) — The political action committee affiliated with former presidential strategist Steve Bannon acted Monday on his pledge to lead a “pop ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • Lawsuits seek changes to University of Iowa sexual assault policies

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The law firm that won a landmark gender discrimination case against the University of Iowa athletics department will challenge what i ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Rain has delayed corn and soybean harvest

    DES MOINES — Rain has kept Iowa and Nebraska farmers out of corn and soybean fields in the past few weeks significantly delaying the harvest.
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Chicken owners object to proposed 15-bird limit

    DES MOINES — Chicken owners are pushing back against a proposal to limit the size of flocks in Des Moines and ban roosters in the city.
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Pella Corp. acquires Bonelli Windows & Doors

    PELLA — With a legacy of 50 years serving discerning architects, builders and homeowners in the San Francisco high-end custom window and door market, ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • District backs band members’ national anthem protest

    AMES — School district leaders have declared their support for members of a central Iowa high school marching band who protested inequality in the nat ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • ISU College of Human Sciences announces 2017-18 scholarships awarded to undergraduate students

    AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences announces scholarships awarded by the college to sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the 2 ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:41 am
  • DMACC received more than $500,000 grant from U.S. DOE

    Des Moines Area Community College has been awarded a $139,530 per year grant from the U.S. Department of Education under their Child Care Access means ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • ‘Shoes That Fit’ campaign underway in Newton area

    At least 200 local elementary students from Aurora Heights Elementary and Emerson Hough Elementary in Newton will benefit from the annual “Shoes That ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • City to review Sunset Park designs with open house

    Newton residents are invited to a Sunset Park Design Concept Open House to view ideas conceived for Sunset Park. The open house will take place from 4 ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 17, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Sioux City agencies search for car in Missouri River

    SIOUX CITY — Sioux City area agencies have been searching the Missouri River for a car reportedly driven off a road into the water. The search was cal ...
    Oct. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am