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  • Democratic hopeful Nate Boulton to make Newton visit Wednesday

    Democratic hopeful Nate Boulton will be making his first visit to Newton this week. Boulton, a first year state senator who represents the east side o ...
    July 17, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Finger lickin’ good

    COLFAX — Sweet, smokey and, spicy, everyone’s palates were pleased at the second Jasper County Fair Annual Blue Ribbon BBQ Cook-off. Seven teams cooke ...
    July 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Matt Holmes eyeing at-large city council seat

    Matthew Holmes has announced his intentions to run for the at-large Newton City Council seat in November. The seat, which has recently been vacated by ...
    July 17, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Family Day creates precious memories at Jasper County Fair

    COLFAX — A youngin’ was cheered on by her parents as she was bucked off her first sheep at the fan-favorite Mutton Bustin; a junior out pulled his old ...
    July 17, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • EPA proposal could impact local ethanol, biodiesel production

    A public hearing on Aug. 1 in Washington, D.C. could have an impact on Iowa farmers who grow corn used in ethanol production and industries which prod ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Monster Arm Wrestling popular in first year at the county fair

    COLFAX — Hootin’ and hollarin’, gruntin’ and gaspin’. The arm wrestling contest on Friday brought plenty of  excitement in its first year at the Jaspe ...
    July 17, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Opening Day at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — Aug. 10 marks the opening day of the 2017 Iowa State Fair.Enjoy $3 off adult admission ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Sanders, in Iowa, reiterates criticism of health bill

    DES MOINES — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders reiterated criticism of Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act to a receptive crowd in Iowa on Sat ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Cedar Falls garbage checked for recyclables

    CEDAR FALLS — A state contractor is poring over garbage in Cedar Falls, looking for recyclables. SCS Engineers was hired by the Iowa Natural Resources ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Study: Dubuque has no racial profiling in traffic stops

    DUBUQUE — An independent study finds no racial bias in traffic stops by police in a city in eastern Iowa but notes that minority drivers are more like ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Iowa sightings of endangered rattlers called encouraging

    DES MOINES — An environmental organization is encouraged by the sightings of two endangered snakes in Iowa. The two rattlesnakes were spotted earlier ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • The Conservation Station is coming to the Jasper County Fair Monday

    AMES — The Iowa State University Conservation Station is coming to town. The Conservation Station, an engaging learning center, educates all ages abou ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • ‘We always worked together’

    This is part II in a two-part series featuring PCM-area JC United’s two state championship softball teams. The 11U and 12U teams both collected champi ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Three semi accident shuts down I80

    Three semi-trucks were involved in a chain reaction accident Sunday evening on Interstate 80 sending one driver to the hospital. Iowa State Patrol Tro ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Ex-Iowa teacher pleads guilty in sex case involving student

    OSKALOOSA — A former southern Iowa teacher has pleaded guilty to a felony count of sexual exploitation by a school employee. 61-year-old Alan Stewart, ...
    July 17, 2017 - 10:15 am