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  • Rotary recognizes February students

    Newton Rotary Club recognized Emily Mehmen and Justin Fischer as February Rotary Students of the Month. Both are seniors at Newton High School.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Iowa mosque gets threatening note calling Muslims ‘vile’

    DES MOINES — A leader of the Islamic Center of Des Moines plans to meet with authorities to discuss a threatening note found in the center’s mail. Dr. ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Junior high teacher facing marijuana charges

    WEST DES MOINES — Authorities say a West Des Moines junior high teacher is facing two drug charges. Katherine Seiberling, 38, is charged with misdemea ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Woman pleads guilty to Davenport bank robbery

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport woman is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 23 for bank robbery.Tosha Aurthur, 3 ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Nonprofit group looks to save abandoned prison

    FORT MADISON (AP) — A nonprofit is trying to save an empty Iowa penitentiary that dates to the 1830s as questions loom about what to do with a sprawli ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Leath leaving ISU amid budget cuts, enrollment growth

    AMES (AP) — President Steven Leath’s abrupt departure will leave Iowa State University seeking a new leader as it faces budget cuts, enrollment growth ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Ankeny council opts out of minimum wage hike

    ANKENY — The Ankeny City Council has voted to opt out of the Polk County minimum wage hike. The council voted 4-1 Monday to keep the city at the state ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Emergency alert reached some wrong phones

    DES MOINES — Authorities say an emergency alert mistakenly was sent to some wireless phones in eastern Iowa and Polk County. The message sent around 7 ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Iowa House OKs bill shortening time for discrimination suits

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa House passed legislation Monday that would shorten the deadline for filing discrimination lawsuits in the state from two ye ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Second half property taxes due March 31

    Jasper County Treasurer Doug Bishop would like to remind Jasper County residents that the second half property tax and mobile home taxes are due and n ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Des Moines Performing Arts announces 2017-18 season

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts, Central Iowa’s leading nonprofit performing arts organization, unveiled its highly anticipated 2017–2018 Seas ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Newton DMACC graduate speaks to DMACC Board of Directors

    Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus Court Reporting graduate Rachel Ellefson, of Mason City, spoke to the DMACC Board of Directors during ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Personalized floral arrangements now sold at Colfax grocer

    COLFAX — The gift of flowers has always played an important role in almost every single relationship.
    March 20, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • ADA improvements coming to Maytag, Woodland Parks

    In an effort to continue addressing the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city has identified several areas for improvements.
    March 20, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Lawmakers discuss voter ID, gun rights at final legislative coffee

    The Club Room of Newton’s Hy-Vee did not have many empty seats Saturday morning, as Democratic legislators took on questions from Jasper County reside ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:05 am