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  • Pigeon Pounds

    Rich Waylon, of Mingo, awaits pigeon weigh-ins at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 14. ...
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Officials: No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650M

    DES MOINES (AP) — Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation’s largest lottery jackpots ...
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Marine who died at Southern California base buried in Iowa

    ELDORA — The body of a Marine who died after a tree fell on him at a Southern California base has been buried in Iowa.
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Heavy rain prompts flash flood warning in western Iowa

    AUDUBON — Downpours have prompted authorities to issue flash flood warnings for some parts of western Iowa.
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Iowa State Patrol: 2 killed in head-on crash near Logan

    LOGAN — The Iowa State Patrol says two people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in southwestern Iowa.
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Iowa employer unemployment insurance taxes to decrease in 2018

    DES MOINES — Beginning Jan. 1, Iowa employers will see unemployment insurance taxes decrease an average of 25 percent on 2018 wages.
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Man gets jail time for hitting Iowa church with car

    MASON CITY — A man who hit a church with a car while trying to elude police in north-central Iowa’s Mason City has been sentenced to roughly a year an ...
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Four candidates declare for school board

    Four candidates have thrown their hats into the ring this summer, and the Newton Community School District Board will feature some new faces this fall ...
    Aug. 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Newton jazz quartet dances in Bill Riley Talent Search semi-finals

    DES MOINES — You’ve just danced your heart out in front of more than 1,000 people and a group of judges is huddled off stage to decide your fate, ther ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Rooms with a view

    Visitors to the open house for the new endoscopy suite at Skiff Medical Center Thursday are greeted at the doorway with an inflatable colon showing th ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Busing changes at Berg

    Due to ongoing construction at Berg Middle School, buses will be in a new location when school starts next week. Newton Community School District admi ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Marketing board discusses potential events for Newton

    The Newton Community Marketing Board discussed several upcoming opportunities for the city including a possible invitation to be a RAGBRAI host city d ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Photographers capture the judges eye in ISF competition

    DES MOINES — Photographers from around the country submitted their best work into the Photography Salon competition judged prior to the start of the 2 ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Golden “K” Kiwanis donate to NHS

    Barb Carroll of the Newton Golden “K” Kiwanis presented a $750 scholarship check to Allison Winchell of the Newton High School.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Weekend programs at Lake Red Rock

    Saturday, Aug. 19, Bird Watching Hike, 8 a.m. at North Overlook Picnic AreaLearn some of the basics ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:14 am