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  • The Associated Press: 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Man charged in death of woman killed by cannon

    MANCHESTER — An eastern Iowa man has been charged in the death of a woman who died after being injured by a homemade cannon.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Volunteers raise, work to illuminate crosses

    NEOLA — After successfully creating a trio of crosses along Interstate 80 back in June, the Neola Lions Club chapter is now planning to illuminate the ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Dairy to pay $160K in settling water pollution lawsuit

    SIOUX CITY — A northwest Iowa dairy has settled a federal lawsuit and promises action to prevent future manure discharges into nearby streams.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Lawmaker seeks to end machine gun ban

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s ban on owning vintage machine guns would be ended under legislation introduced by a lawmaker and supported by a firearms group. Se ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • GOP governors who turned down Medicaid money have hands out

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Stolen passwords used to change some grades

    IOWA CITY — Officials say some students used stolen teacher passwords to change some grades at the University of Iowa. The officials said Thursday the ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washin ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Allen rules out 2018 bid for governor

    As Gov. Terry Branstad prepares for Senate confirmation to become the U.S. Ambassador to China, and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is poised to be named Iowa’s ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • $100,000 in stolen motorcycles and parts recovered

    More than $100,000 in previously reported stolen motorcycles and parts were discovered Tuesday during a search of a Colfax man’s storage location.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Community marketing board holds first meeting

    Four members of the newly formed Newton Community Marketing Board met for the first time on Wednesday with thoughts, ideas and opinions flowing freely ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Newton Fire Department issues consumer alert

    The Newton Fire Department warning residents about a company that is falsely claiming to raise money for the fire department.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Towns along Chichaqua trail announce 30-year anniversary events

    MINGO — On the patio during summer bike nights at Greencastle Tavern in Mingo, there are typically two types of bikers — riders in leathers, denim and ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Parks board to make funding for fireworks a priority

    Fundraising for the Fourth of July fireworks display was the main topic of discussion at the park board meeting on Wednesday. More than $4,000 still n ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Photos needed: Iowans killed or missing in the Korean War

    WATERLOO — The Grout Museum District, 503 South St., is opening a new temporary Korean War exhibit in the summer of 2017. The exhibit will feature “Fa ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:33 am