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  • Structural concerns close southwest Iowa post office

    THURMAN — Operations at the Thurman Post Office in the southwest corner of Iowa have been suspended over concerns about the structural stability of th ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Davenport man charged with sexual abuse of woman

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man is being held on a $50,000 bond after being charged with sexual abuse. Caleb Dormire, 20, is accused of sexually assaultin ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Henna tattoo history, how-to Monday at NPL

    Henna Tattoo History & How-ToLearn the history and art of Henna at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Participants wi ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Judge rules man can keep dog at center of dispute

    MASON CITY— A judge has ruled that a man can keep a dog at the center of a dispute with a north Iowa animal shelter. Magistrate Judge Patrick Byrne ru ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Runway blackout diverts, delays Des Moines flights

    DES MOINES — Authorities say a runway blackout at the Des Moines International Airport delayed or diverted a dozen flights scheduled to arrive at the ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Official: $51M Medicaid savings a midpoint of estimates

    DES MOINES (AP) — A state official says $51 million in savings cited by Iowa as a reason for privatizing its Medicaid program is a midpoint of wide-ra ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Street overlay project to begin Friday

    The next phase of street repair work is set to begin Friday in Newton. Seven streets throughout Newton will have sections repaired using a mill and ov ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • ‘No-burn’ laws vary

    As leaves begin to fall and pile up in yards, it’s important for all Jasper County residents to know city and/or county and state burn regulations.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Rails-to-Trails, downtown revitalization key to PC Hometown Pride

    Prairie City’s Hometown Pride Committee Chairperson Tony Ladehoff said when the group first coalesced earlier this year, the members asked themselves ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Healthiest State Walk goal achieved: Iowans walk in all 99 counties

    Iowans in every county of the state on Wednesday voted with their feet in support of the Healthiest State Initiative, marking the first time in the He ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Student Rotarians honored

    Newton Rotary Club honored its September Student Rotarians at its recent meeting. Pictured, from left, are Grace Coen; Luiz Carlos, in-bound exchange ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Newton named a top community by Realtor.com

    Newton received national attention this week for the community’s low unemployment rate, job opportunities and affordability by being named one of Real ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Iowa DNR urges locals to be firewise on the farm

    With harvest accelerating farm activities, fire safety details can be hastily overlooked.“It’s impor ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Waterworks to flush hyrdrants Friday, Saturday

    Fire hydrants will be flushed from 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday north of First Avenue and Bittersweet Subdivision. Fire hydrants will be flush ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:23 am
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