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  • High school teacher charged in marijuana case

    DUBUQUE — An eastern Iowa high school teacher has been charged with marijuana possession.Court recor ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Enjoy your holiday, play it safe and return home alive

    Drowning is the Nation’s second leading cause of accidental death, yet it is possible just by wearing a life jacket these drowning deaths can be reduc ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Branderhurst receives agricultural accomplishment award

    Josie Branderhurst, of Monroe and student at PCM High School, was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor the DEKALB Agricultural A ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • UI audit finds false invoices

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa athletics department’s information technology director spent school money on personal items for his home and t ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Ankeny ranks among fast-growing cities

    ANKENY — The Des Moines suburb of Ankeny is the only large Midwestern city to rank among the fastest-growing cities in the nation. New U.S. Census Bur ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Announcing the 5th Annual Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference set for June

    Organizers are happy to announce the Fifth Annual Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference on June 22 in Brooklyn. This conference is brought to you by the I ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • New wetland mitigation available to Iowa Farmers

    DES MOINES — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Iowa Agricultural Mitigation, Inc. (IAM) announced today that the first round of ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Summer Reading Kick-Off Picnic set for June 1 at the library

    Holiday ClosuresThe library will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day and Tuesday for s ...
    May 26, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Eagle Scout project brings gaga ball to Newton

    The word “gaga” might bring to mind a pop singer, but it also identifies a new piece of playground equipment at Newton’s Aurora Park.
    May 25, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Council approves fireworks use on holidays

    Newton City Council finalized a city ordinance Wednesday for consumer use of fireworks within city limits between 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the Fourth of J ...
    May 25, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Hatch Development Group selected for Hotel Maytag renovation

    Following a comprehensive search, the city has found a preferred developer for the Hotel Maytag renovation.
    May 25, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Enjoy several programs offered at Lake Red Rock Memorial Day Weekend

    There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock. Check out these upcoming programs and activities:
    May 25, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Strawberry season underway in Iowa

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has said many strawberry growers across the state are predicting a bumper crop and encouraged ...
    May 25, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Former fire academy manager gets probation

    NEVADA — A former Iowa fire academy administrator has been given two years’ probation for falsifying test scores that were used to improperly certify ...
    May 25, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Water utility plans to expand nitrate removal facility

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Water Works plans to double the size of the nitrate removal facility that treats drinking water from the Raccoon and Des Moine ...
    May 25, 2017 - 9:54 am