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  • Barbecue dinner to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    A barbecue dinner to raise money for Team Dana and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides Walk is planned for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the First ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free dinner Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • St. Stephens Episcopal to host confirmation, bishop visit June 12

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host confirmation and a visit from Bishop Alan Scarfe at its 10 a.m. service June 12 at the church, 223 E. Fourth ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • O’Roake celebrates 75 years with Knights of Columbus

    Francis O’Roake has many things to celebrate this year. On Saturday, he will celebrate his 97th birthday and in honor of 75 years with the Knights of ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Candidate forum will be televised

    The League of Women Voters and the Newton Daily News are hosting a candidate forum Thursday that will be televised.
    May 18, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Time running out on effort to save old Des Moines chapel

    DES MOINES (AP) — Time is running out for preservationists who want to save a brick chapel in Des Moines that once was home to one of the oldest black ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • OWLS to tour Ashton Observatory

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program at 9:30 a.m. June 8 at the Ashton Observatory at Ashton Wildwood ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Rescued owls appear to be at home in new nest

    Norm Van Klompenburg is one of several Newton residents keeping a distant eye on a neighborhood tree. Luckily for him, he has the lens and camera equi ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met at the home of Charlotte Townsend May 12. The meeting was c ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Sunday is graduation day for famed septuplets of Iowa

    CARLISLE — The world’s first surviving septuplets are scheduled to graduate Sunday from an Iowa high school. Alexis, Brandon, Joel, Kelsey, Kenny, Nat ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Man accused of trying to run over officer convicted

    WEST UNION — A 34-year-old man accused of trying to hit a police officer with a vehicle in northern Iowa has been found guilty. Abel Quijas Jr. was co ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Device to simulate gun scenarios for sheriffs

    DUBUQUE — The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department is getting a virtual firearms simulator that will put deputies close to dangerous situations without ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Biologist: Rabbits and skunks can pass bird flu to ducks

    DES MOINES (AP) — A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Charges against ex-county worker, husband, dismissed

    GARNER — A former Hancock County employee and her husband no longer face charges stemming from a bid for county-owned land. Sharon Rockow had been cha ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Police: Iowa student lied about being victim of hate crime

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A black University of Iowa student lied about being the victim of a hate crime and was actually an aggressor during several drunken f ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:44 am