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  • Judge denies request to reconsider sentencing

    A Newton man convicted of vehicular homicide in the death of a local teenager was denied a request to reconsider his sentence Monday, but the matter c ...
    April 15, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • The Vernon Company named United Way Champion

    The Vernon Company won the first United Way of Jasper County Champion Award at the United Way 2015 Annual Meeting and Award Celebration Tuesday. Creat ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • St. Luke UMC to host A.D. series Sunday sermons

    St. Luke United Methodist Church will a special A.D. sermon series from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Sundays now until June 21 at the church, 501 E. 19th St. N. in ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Supervisors transfer Monroe properties

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors transferred three Monroe properties during its Tuesday meeting.
    April 15, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Kellogg UMC to host sharing supper Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free sharing supper at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Newton Congregational UCC to host Holocaust Remembrance

    Newton Congregational United Church of Christ will host a Holocaust Rememberance with Drake University Religions Studies Professor and Holocaust survi ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • St. Luke to host assult, domestic issues program

    St. Luke United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church will host a program on sexual assult and domestic issues given by Fabiana Benskin a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • The Way to host Alpha classes Thursday nights

    Newton Church of The Way will host Alpha from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday nights beginning Thursday until June 16 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in New ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • CVB hosting hospitality training session April 28

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a Customer Service & Hospitality Training Session taking place from 1 to 3 p.m. April 28 at DMACC ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • NPD Completes March Seatbelt Survey

    The Newton Police Department recently conducted a seatbelt usage survey that showed strong results by motorists in the community.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Main Street participates in Newton Postcard Project

    Newton Main Street is encouraging Newton residents and visitors to participate in the Newton Postcard Project while shopping downtown Thursday through ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Iowa teacher denies charge he improperly touched child

    FOREST CITY — A trial date has been set for an Iowa kindergarten teacher accused of inappropriately touching a child under the age of 14. Court recor ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Witness said man shot himself in hand, police say

    AMES — Authorities say a man has been treated at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames for what a witness says was a self-inflicted gunshot.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Evansdale City Council votes to fire police chief

    EVANSDALE — The Evansdale City Council has voted to fire its police chief who has led the department since 2012.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Clinton tries again in Iowa, now with different approach

    MONTICELLO — Hillary Rodham Clinton is searching for a second chance in the state that delivered the first blow to her failed presidential campaign ei ...
    April 15, 2015 - 12:10 pm
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