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  • 81-year-old organ repairman lives out dream in Iowa

    BUFFALO (AP) — Perhaps the most striking thing about organ repair isn’t the sight of lead alloy pipes reaching for the ceiling, nor the sheer number o ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • New floor plan proposed for Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library has undergone cosmetic changes in the past year and the most dramatic changes have recently been proposed to improve the lib ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Uncontrolled intersection addressed in northwest Newton

    Uncontrolled intersections in the northwest area of Newton have been approved for traffic signs. Cit ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • NCSD Board to consider school calendar, bond sale authorization

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education’s regular meeting is scheduled for Monday evening at the EJH Beard Administration Center. The ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Skiff makes $24.7 million impact on community

    Skiff Medical Center generates 333 jobs that add nearly $25 million to Jasper County’s economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Ass ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Iowa Lakes Community College fall honors list released

    ESTHERVILLE — Valerie Newhouse, President of Iowa Lakes Community College, has released the fall honors list of full-time students who have demonstrat ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Newton student to receive scholarship for student teaching

    AMES — Jennifer Johnson, of Newton, will receive a scholarship from the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences to support a student teaching ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Drake Head Start program accepting applications

    Parents can now submit applications for the Fall 2017 Drake University Head State program at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Newton.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Newton student in honors program

    ORANGE CITY — Lucas Sander has been admitted to Northwestern College’s Honors Program.The Honors Pro ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • NHS speech competitor enjoys bringing out emotions

    High school junior Faith Harlow will represent Newton at the 2017 All-State Speech Festival in Cedar Falls next week.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Rights of learning-disabled students bolstered by high court

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court has bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public school ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • A fond farewell

    Co-workers, friends and family celebrate with Jasper County Health Department Office Manager Sheryl Simatovich during her retirement party on Thursday ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Pet license late fees begin April 1

    Don’t forget to purchase your 2017 pet tags before April 1 to avoid a $20 late fee.Per city ordinanc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Under Construction

    Heavy equipment and fencing is now on full display on the PCM Middle School/Prairie City Elementary campus, as a nearly year-long construction project ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Woman pleads guilty to stealing from vehicle dealership

    CLEAR LAKE — A woman accused of stealing from a Clear Lake vehicle dealership has pleaded guilty.Onl ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:03 am