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  • Newton DMACC graduate speaks to DMACC Board of Directors

    Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus Court Reporting graduate Rachel Ellefson, of Mason City, spoke to the DMACC Board of Directors during ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Personalized floral arrangements now sold at Colfax grocer

    COLFAX — The gift of flowers has always played an important role in almost every single relationship.
    March 20, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • ADA improvements coming to Maytag, Woodland Parks

    In an effort to continue addressing the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city has identified several areas for improvements.
    March 20, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Lawmakers discuss voter ID, gun rights at final legislative coffee

    The Club Room of Newton’s Hy-Vee did not have many empty seats Saturday morning, as Democratic legislators took on questions from Jasper County reside ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • YPJC to host ‘Hollywood Nights’ Re-Prom

    Grab your diamonds and bow tie and head to “Hollywood Nights” the theme for the third annual Re-Prom presented by Young Professionals of Jasper County ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate drops to 3.3 percent in January

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 3.3 percent in January. The state’s jobless ratewas 3.8 percent one year ago. The ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Modern Woodmen helped contribute nearly $550,000

    Residents and community organizations in southern Iowa benefitted from $549,009 in assistance from Modern Woodmen of America and its local community p ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Caterpillar to close northeast Iowa plant, costing 75 jobs

    ELKADER — Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar has announced it will close its plant in northeastern Iowa by the end of the year, costing the town of Elk ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Couple weds atop float in St. Paddy’s Day parade

    DES MOINES — More than Irish heritage was celebrated at Des Moines’ annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. Those lining the city’s downtown streets for the ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Court refuses to stop oil in pipeline

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An appeals court on Saturday refused a request from two American Indian tribes for an “emergency” order that would prevent oil f ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Brinker Lake expansion area opens

    WATERLOO — Boaters at popular Brinker Lake in Waterloo will have more room to roam as officials remove a buoy line that had cut off access to a large ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Woman fired after school bus abuse case wants job back

    DES MOINES — A former Des Moines school bus assistant fired after being accused of abusing a special-needs student says she should get her job back, a ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Several people treated after home fire

    MASON CITY — Authorities say several people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a home in Mason City
    March 20, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Judge dismisses Des Moines lawsuit over nitrates in water

    DES MOINES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a Des Moines water utility’s lawsuit against three counties that accuses them of allowing agricultural ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Museum plans exhibit on Korean War veterans

    WATERLOO (AP) — An upcoming exhibit about the Korean War at a Waterloo museum will focus on the experiences of servicemen, especially those from Iowa, ...
    March 20, 2017 - 9:55 am