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  • inMotion kicks off competition season

    The inMotion Center Dance Company starts a new 2017 Dance Competition season. On Feb. 4-5 the iMc Dance Co attended Symposium Talent Contest at the Pa ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Second legislative coffee Saturday

    The Jasper County League of Women Voters will host the second Legislative Coffee of this Iowa Legislative Session at 9 a.m. on Saturday in the Club Ro ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Opera Guild to meet Saturday at Park Centre

    The Newton Opera Guild will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Garden Room of Park Centre.The afternoon pr ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • UI provost leaving to be president of Florida college

    IOWA CITY — The longtime No. 2 administrator at the University of Iowa is leaving to become president of a Florida college that focuses on aerospace e ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Court rejects landowner challenge to pipeline

    DES MOINES (AP) — A district court judge has ruled against 14 Iowa landowners who sued to block the Dakota Access pipeline from crossing their propert ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Board seeking changes in feedlot siting matrix

    CHARLES CITY — Floyd County has joined other counties in seeking changes to the state’s master matrix for siting animal feeding operations. The Board ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Man arrested for threatening transgender student

    NEVADA — Police in central Iowa have arrested a man they say left messages at a high school threatening to kill a transgender student there.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • State, feds address cleanup at oil pipeline protest camp

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal and state officials announced plans Wednesday to accelerate cleanup at a camp in southern North Dakota that has housed h ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Iowa Senate holds all-night debate

    DES MOINES — Democrats in the Republican-controlled Iowa Senate have debated through the night to delay voting on a bill that would eliminate most col ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Second deer harvest to check for deadly disease

    DES MOINES — Iowa officials are planning a second special deer harvest in northeast Iowa to test the animals for chronic wasting disease.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Ex-crime panel exec facing sex abuse allegation

    FAIRFIELD — A former executive director of the South Iowa Crime Commission who faces child sex abuse charges was cited in a state audit report Wednesd ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • GOP poised to tame political force with bargaining bill

    DES MOINES (AP) — A plan by Republican lawmakers in Iowa to pass a bill that would cut most collective bargaining rights for public workers could also ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • NCSD approves two-year contract with NCEA

    Newton teachers will receive a 2 percent increase in their total compensation package for 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 after the school district approved a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Debate over Iowa collective bargaining bill stretches hours

    DES MOINES (AP) — Legislative debate stretched several hours Tuesday night at the Iowa Capitol as Republican lawmakers tried to fast track votes on a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • County locks in 2.75% wage increase for officials

    A 2.75 percent wage increase for five county elected officials was approved on Tuesday. Also, for the first time in eight years, the Jasper County Boa ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:29 am