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  • St. Stephen’s to host animal blessing Sunday

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a Blessing of the Animals at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. Dog, cat and bird o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • First Presbyterian Church to celebrate 20 years of El Salvador mission work

    First Presbyterian Church will celebrate 20 years of mission in El Salvador during its worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 220 N. Second Ave. ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Palestinians, Israeli forces clash amid holy site

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday, while three tourists were lightly wo ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Sacred Heart to host flea market, art show

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its McCann Flea Market and Art Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newt ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • CMA to host ladies fall retreat

    Community Heights Alliance will host its annual 2015 Ladies Fall Retreat from 6 p.m. Oct. 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Royal Amsterdam Hotel and Monarch ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Events

    • Culver’s Cruise Night will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Culver’s in Newton.• Alcoholics Anonymous ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Trial delayed for man accused of killing 3-week-old son

    BURLINGTON— A judge has granted a delay until at least mid-January for the trial of a man accused of killing his 3-week-old son in southeast Iowa.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Head of Waterloo sewage services fired

    WATERLOO — The head of Waterloo’s sewage services has been fired.Larry Smith was relieved of his dut ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • DNR investigates grease spill linked to fish kill

    OSCEOLA — Officials are investigating a grease spill in southern Iowa that’s been linked to a fish kill. The state Department of Natural Resources say ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Trial set for man accused of assaulting wife on church steps

    MASON CITY — A November trial has been scheduled for a 42-year-old man accused of assaulting his wife as she held their 7-year-old child on church ste ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Judge upholds law disqualifying felons from voting

    DES MOINES — An Iowa judge upheld a state law that disqualifies felons from voting but said the state Supreme Court needs to sort out the confusion it ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Newton woman arrested for obscene photos

    A Newton woman is charged with five counts of dissemination and exhibition of obscene material after authorities were called about a possible sexual a ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Judge upholds corporate spending rule in campaigns

    DES MOINES — A judge is upholding an Iowa law that requires the boards of corporations and labor unions to approve any money they spend to influence e ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Drivers urged to be on alert for farm traffic

    The dangers of texting and driving are well-advertised. Those dangers are multiplied when slow-movi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:08 am
  • NCSD board discusses professional development days

    Newton Community School District principals probably weren’t planning on discussing the value of its professional-development arrangement at Monday ni ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
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