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  • ACLU: Law on sidewalk picketing is unconstitutional

    MARION — An Iowa civil rights group is warning as eastern Iowa city to stop enforcing a local ordinance that requires a permit for anyone to hold a po ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Dakota Access seeks to block pipeline study

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launchi ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Trial delayed for man accused of killing wife

    SIOUX CITY — An Iowa trial again has been delayed for a Nebraska man charged with killing his wife.C ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Naked man found near city park treated for exposure

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A naked man spotted near a Council Bluffs park has been treated for exposure.Author ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Ex-Iowa senator gets prison for scheme

    DES MOINES (AP) — Former Iowa Sen. Kent Sorenson, who accepted money for endorsing presidential candidate Ron Paul in 2012, was sentenced to 15 months ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • MAT hosts home meet

    MAT Tumbling/Trampoline held its annual Regional Invitational competition at Marshalltown Community College in the Babe Harder and Student Activity Ce ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Battling the ice, one street at a time

    A thin sheet of glass-like ice greeted most of central Iowa Monday morning but the Newton Public Works department had already been at work on the stre ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • First legislative coffee slated for Saturday

    The first of three legislative coffees hosted by the Jasper County League of Women Voters is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Concrete crushing project recycles former waste

    A concrete recycling project at the Newton Sanitary Landfill makes use of a product that was once considered waste. The concrete crushing project recy ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • Alleged motorcycle thief arrested

    After the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office initiated a lookout Friday afternoon for an alleged motorcycle thief, it was only hours later the 20-year-old ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Farmers play major role in Iowa energy production

    The Iowa Energy Plan that was announced in December includes a multi-faceted approach that ties directly to the state’s agriculture industry. Specific ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Practical Farmers of Iowa announces winter farminar series

    AMES — Nineteen farmers and agricultural experts are scheduled to speak as part of Practical Farmers of Iowa’s popular winter webinar series, called “ ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Altoona farmland values and ownership workshop is Feb. 17

    ALTOONA —  The value of an average acre of good Iowa farmland has fallen for the third consecutive year, the first time that has happened since the 19 ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • New university center promotes students’ innovation

    CEDAR FALLS (AP) — T.J. Nissen had a product he was ready to sell after five years of creating online and role-playing games.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:44 am