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  • Newton man arrested for vehicular homicide

    A Newton man wanted for vehicular homicide turned himself in Monday following a warrant for his arrest.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 3:12 pm
  • IDOT eyes Newton for statewide training center

    The Iowa Department of Transportation will pitch a proposal Tuesday to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors to invest in a statewide traffic inciden ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Jazz bands, choirs entertain Newton with Night of Jazz

    Berg Middle School and Newton High School jazz bands and choirs came together Friday for a Night of Jazz at the NHS Center for Performance.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • ACLU defends speech of NHS student, demands action from school district

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa is representing a Newton High School student, following an incident in which the student was asked to wash ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • New Beginnings Chiropractic cuts ribbon on square Friday

    At New Beginnings Chiropractic, doctor Kalyn Borts vows to promote health and wellness through unique chiropractic care for families in the community.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • City addressing northeast Newton uncontrolled intersections

    Eight uncontrolled intersections in northeast Newton were approved for signage in an effort to complete the Safe Community Goal for the city. City cou ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett reiterated his rosy long-term outlook for the U.S. economy and his distaste for high Wall Stree ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Local students receive scholarship from Mercy College in Des Moines

    DES MOINES — The Mercy College Scholarship Selection Committee has announced students at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines, who have has ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Slammed by the flu, businesses scramble to get work done

    NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season has slammed many small businesses, weakening already thin staffing levels and forcing some owners to scramble to cover ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Memorial Weekend campsites soon available for reservation

    The three-month window to reserve a state park campsite for a Friday arrival on Memorial Day weekend opened Sunday. More than a few campers will plan ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • State Archery Tournament begins Friday in Des Moines

    An estimated 1,500 Iowa students from fourth grade to 12th will be at the Iowa State Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday competing in the National Archery ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Fundraising kicks off for $1.8M trail system

    GLENWOOD — Organizers have kicked off fundraising for a $1.8 million trail system in southwest Iowa. The trial would stretch 2 1/2 miles, starting at ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Pipeline company says it will pay for Iowa spill

    HANLONTOWN — An Oklahoma pipeline company says it will reimburse north-central Iowa agencies for expenses they incurred while responding to a diesel p ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Man pleads guilty to reduced charge in shooting

    WATERLOO — A Waterloo man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in the July shooting death of another man. Jacques Dominique Williamson, 25, pleaded ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Are Iowa immigration, sanctuary cities bills needed?

    DES MOINES (AP) — Bills introduced in the Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature this session purport to enforce immigration laws, but academics say s ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:20 am