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  • School water shows bacteria, students get bottled H2O

    AMES — Students at an Ames elementary school have been given bottled water since the school’s water showed bacterial contamination.
    May 4, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Former spokesman hired by Republican Party of Iowa

    DES MOINES — A former spokesman for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has been named senior adviser to the Republican Party of Iowa to help GOP candidates, inc ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Author says he now thinks father wasn’t Iwo Jima flag-raiser

    DES MOINES — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he n ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Man gets 25 years in attack on estranged wife

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A 40-year-old Council Bluffs man accused of trying to kill his estranged wife had been imprisoned.
    May 4, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • As Trump wins, Clinton exploring how to win Republicans

    ATHENS, Ohio — With Donald Trump all but clinching the Republican nomination for president, Hillary Clinton is beginning to explore ways to woo Republ ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump’s march to the Rep ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Pregnancy Center of Central Iowa turns 25

    On a Wednesday afternoon just across the railroad tracks near Sunset Park in Newton, the Pregnancy Center of Central Iowa is a bustling operation in t ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Comment period, open meeting set for hunting rules

    The proposed 2016-17 deer seasons that will affect Jasper County farmers, landowners and hunters were approved for public comment April 14 by the Natu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • NCSD seeks public input on naming admin center

    Public input is sought this week by the Newton Community School District Board of Education to help come up with two names.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Red Pride Service Day scheduled for Wednesday

    The annual Red Pride Service Day is scheduled for Wednesday throughout Newton.This annual event invo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Westwood irrigation project moving forward

    A $419,000 irrigation project is finally set to get underway at Westwood Golf Course. The Newton City Council approved the more than $39,000 increase ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Spring walleye netting season sets record

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ spring fish spawning season is over and Iowa’s two walleye hatcheries are filled to capacity as netting crew ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Sideways Stories From Wayside School'

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents "Sideways Stories From Wayside School," May 6-22.Tickets ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • 57 percent of Iowa corn crop planted

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultur ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • REG further expands logistics, storage

    AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced Monday the Company’s Danville, Ill. operation now has more than 14 million gallons of tank capacity to s ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:00 am