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  • Red Cross issues top Fourth of July safety steps

    DES MOINES — It’s almost time for the long Fourth of July weekend and many Iowans will spend part of their holiday at a backyard or community pool, tr ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • FSA Jasper County committee nomination period now open

    Jasper County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Katie Kramer announced that the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on J ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Strong storms, rains limit farmers’ ability, Northey says

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Butterfly Count volunteers needed at Neal Smith NWR

    Would you like to learn more about the beautiful butterflies found in Iowa this summer? Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge staff is inviting interest ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • 34th Army Band to perform Saturday

    As a special treat, the 34th Army Band will be performing at the Fourth of July celebration beginning at 7 p.m. at Agnes Patterson Park. A part of the ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Events

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the Jasper County Courthouse. For more information, contact Andre ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Board of Regents cuts job of longtime spokeswoman

    IOWA CITY — The board that governs Iowa’s public universities has let go a 29-year employee who had been its spokeswoman for years.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Paramedic helps woman with home delivery

    ANKENY — A paramedic has helped a suburban Des Moines woman with the home delivery of her baby son.K ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Two Kansas men arrested for Iowa man’s death

    NODAWAY — Authorities have charged two Kansas men with first-degree murder in connection with an Iowa man’s death.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Branstad extends bird flu disaster proclamation

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Chinese student faces prosecution in China for Iowa slaying

    IOWA CITY — Chinese authorities have arrested a former University of Iowa student in southeastern China and say they will prosecute him in the slaying ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump’s brand?

    NEW YORK — Is Donald Trump’s business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?Trump has fo ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Jury rejects conservative’s bias suit against U. Iowa dean

    IOWA CITY — The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn’t commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative la ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Third person charged in eastern Iowa bar attack

    CEDAR FALLS — A third person has been charged in connection with a downtown Cedar Falls assault where the victim lost an eye.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Pope in US to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants

    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He’ll als ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 am
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