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  • Police Blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jamison E. Poe, 22, of Newton was charged with serious domestic assault af ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Salvation Army accepting applications for school supplies assistance

    The Salvation Army is accepting applications for backpacks and school supplies until July 31.Bags wi ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Clarification

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office will only cease taking non-emergency calls in towns that have their own police departments. They will continue to t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Park project complete

    The Maytag Park playground installation project has been completed, and volunteers will not be needed Saturday. 
    July 25, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • University of Iowa bans restroom videos suspect

    IOWA CITY (AP) — University of Iowa police have identified a university employee as the person suspected of placing a video camera on the floor of a r ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Thieves strike Habitat for Humanity group in Iowa

    DUBUQUE (AP) — Tools worth more than $3,800 were stolen from a Habitat for Humanity construction site in Iowa.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Puppets, 'Hunger Games' party planned at library

    Puppet Show with PuppeteerPuppeteer Kevin Coble will put on a show at 1 p.m. Monday in the Newton Pu ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Fugitive who used dead boys' IDs appears in court

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — A convicted armed robber who eluded authorities for nearly 41 years after escaping prison has appeared in court in Cedar Rapids on ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

    DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelp ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Iowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife

    DAVENPORT (AP) — A former volunteer firefighter who hoped for a career in law enforcement was convicted Thursday of killing his pregnant wife, as juro ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Iowa KidsNet to hold information session on foster care, adoption in Newton

    Iowa KidsNet, the statewide organization that recruits, trains, licenses and supports Iowa’s foster and adoptive families, will hold an information se ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Rare Golf Shot

    NEWTON — On one of the hottest days of the summer, Ron Carson blazed a bit of history on Westwood Golf Course.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Newton Fire Department closes three apartment buildings

    “No Trespassing” signs are hung on the door, the parking lots sit empty and soggy mildewing newspapers are piling up on the steps at the Hampton House ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Out with the old in with the new

    Newton Parks and Grounds along with the Newton Park Board have been working on installing a new playground at Maytag Park in the exact location of the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Jasper County Fair Livestock Judging Contest Winners

    Winners of the 2014 Jasper County Fair Livestock Judging Contest were announced Wednesday, and all winners are pictured above with Jasper County Fair ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:59 am
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