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  • Egg council taking recipe suggestions for contest

    The Iowa Egg Council is holding a recipe contest that ends March 11.The contest is part of the counc ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • IUB outlines key issues in crude oil pipeline deliberations

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Utilities Board began deliberations Monday which could ultimately decide the fate of the proposed 1,134-mile Dakota Access crude ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • City allots conservative budget to stakeholders, organizations

    The Newton City Council took a hard line on stakeholder and organizational funding at its final budget workshop Monday.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • NCSD faculty visit grades 5-8 buildings in other cities

    As the Newton Community School District prepares to have grades 5 through 8 at one complex, a group of teachers and administrators recently made a sho ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • IDOT seeking feedback on Interstate 80

    More than 90,000 people travel the 310 miles of Interstate 80 daily, with between 27,000 and 35,000 making their way through Jasper County alone.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • Kelley to serve on Iowa House Rural Caucus

    DES MOINES — Rep. Dan Kelley of Newton will serve on the House Rural Caucus throughout the 2016 legislative session. 
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredient ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Marble Club event Saturday at community building

    The Iowa Marble Club will host a mini marble show and marble ID day on from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Prairie City Community Building, 508 S. State ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Meet the Barnstormers will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Montana Mikes, 1400 W. 18th St. S. in Newton. Join the Iowa Barnstormers and help raise money ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Progress reports sent home with students

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton Senior High School students Tuesday. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their studen ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Fire crews find body in southeast Iowa house fire

    FAIRFIELD — Authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one man dead in southeast Iowa. Officials with the Fairfield Police Departmen ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Dozens of domestic abusers guilty of violating Iowa gun ban

    IOWA CITY — Dozens of Iowa residents have been convicted of violating a state law that bans domestic abusers from owning guns in the five years it’s b ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Event about skilled labor in Iowa scheduled for April

    DES MOINES — An event in Des Moines about increasing skilled labor in Iowa has been scheduled for April.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Teen dies, 2 injured in single car crash in eastern Iowa

    ELDRIDGE — A fiery single-vehicle accident in eastern Iowa left one teen dead and two others injured.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Wartburg students announces to fall term dean’s list

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 489 students who were named the 2015 fall term dean’s list.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am