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  • City of Newton addressing busy intersections

    New stops signs will soon be placed at several busy intersections throughout the city.The Newton Cit ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • September is Family Meals Month

    Are family meals a lost art?In our world today, with fast-paced lives, busy work schedules and extra ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Wellness Talks: Stiles inspires with his persevering story

    Need inspiration to take action or work harder on your personal wellness goals?Lets “talk” a little ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Monarch Migration and Tagging Program set for Saturday

    Project AWAKE and Jasper County Conservation are presenting an educational program on monarch butterflies at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Newton Arboretum.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • NPD completes seatbelt survey

    The Newton Police Department recently conducted a seatbelt usage survey that showed strong results by motorists in the community.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Local chapter of DMMO to meet Sunday

    The Newton Chapter of the Des Moines Metropolitan Opera will kickoff its 2016-2017 program season with a potluck at 4 p.m. Sunday at Park Centre.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Newton High School mid-term progress reports sent home

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton High School students today. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their student return ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Jasper County Republicans to hold Legislative meet and greet

    The Jasper County Republican Central Committee will be hosting a legislative meet and greet to kick off the fall campaign season at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Iowa court hears arguments over 2 mental health institutes

    DES MOINES (AP) — Attorneys representing a union leader and several state lawmakers argued to the Iowa Supreme Court that Gov. Terry Branstad violated ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Former school board member takes plea deal in theft case

    OSAGE — A former Osage school board member accused of stealing from the Mitchell County treasurer’s office is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 28. Onli ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Iowa Supreme Court mulls Water Works farm drainage lawsuit

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday and must now decide whether to weigh in on a federal lawsuit that pits the water su ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Police shoot, kill man suspected of stabbing woman

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Officers responding to a domestic disturbance at a Cedar Rapids apartment shot and killed a 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing his c ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Ex-employee sues Cerro Gordo County over termination

    MASON CITY (AP) — A former Cerro Gordo County employee is suing the county and its treasurer after being fired earlier this year.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Des Moines airport officials unveil expansion plans

    DES MOINES — Officials unveiled a proposed $500 million terminal at the Des Moines airport that they say is needed because of increased use. Officials ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Iowa City board to rule on stadium-inspired house

    IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Board of Adjustment is scheduled to decide Wednesday whether to let a couple build a 7,500-square-foot home designed to rese ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:36 am