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  • Former Hy-Vee building plans coming together for schools

    Thursday night's Newton Community School District forum was devoted to elementary school reconfiguration possibilities.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Veterans share stories through service project

    Veterans and community members joined together Saturday morning at the Centre for Arts and Artists to participate in a service project that allowed ve ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Ogden sells baked goods, lunch at bakery

    Local baker and caterer Dalene Odgen has enjoyed cooking since a child but she never imagined she’d be cooking for a living. 
    March 2, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Friends of chemo ‘graduate’ donate for future patients

    The Skiff Cancer Clinic was pretty in pink on a recent Friday morning, when Sarah Coy was concluding a stretch of 16 chemotherapy treatments.
    March 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Walter G. Anderson Inc. installs new KBA press

    Further investing in its growth and high customer satisfaction in the folding carton market, Walter G. Anderson, Inc., an independent supplier of fold ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Finding a career in law enforcement

    Being in law enforcement was not a childhood dream from Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Aldrich. Even after getting his first degree in college, h ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Ray hired as Temp Associates senior account manager

    GRINNELL — Temp Associates in Grinnell has hired Teresa Ray as a senior account manager.Ray has work ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Drake hosts Business Across Cultures panel Thursday

    DES MOINES — Drake University and Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship and Principal Financial Group will host a panel discussion c ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Stocks slip after weaker growth, end best month since 2011

    February proved to be a strong month for U.S. stocks, even though it ended in downbeat fashion.Major ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at noon and 7 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. 
    March 2, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Man sentenced to 7 years in prison in fatal stabbing

    DAVENPORT — An Iowa man has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for fatally stabbing another man during an argument last March. Judge John Telleen say ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • New psychiatric facility for children opens in May

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — A new facility offering psychiatric care and substance abuse treatment to children and teens in northwest Iowa is expected to addres ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • 1 in custody after man’s fatal shooting

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police say a 30-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor. Police spokesman Sgt. ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Iowa’s fuel tax is going up, how long before road fixes?

    DES MOINES — With Iowa’s increased fuel price in place, how quickly can drivers expect to see road improvements on their daily commutes?
    March 2, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Man burned in house fire arrested on arson charge

    WATERLOO — A Waterloo man found with substantial burns at the scene of a house fire last month has been arrested on suspicion of arson and drug manufa ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:21 am
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