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  • Sex abuse lawsuit against Scouts partially dismissed

    DES MOINES — An attorney says a sex abuse lawsuit against the Scouts and a former scoutmaster has been partially dismissed. The lawsuit was filed in J ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Vandals turn on faucet, flood Iowa high school

    EPWORTH — Classes were cancelled at an eastern Iowa high school after vandals broke into the building and turned on a water faucet, flooding part of t ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Three vehicle crash near downtown Newton

    Two people were sent to Skiff Medical Center following a three-vehicle crash near downtown Newton Wednesday morning.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Copper Dollar Ranch photos

    Photos from the Copper Dollar Ranch coverage by the Newton Daily News ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Berg reading teachers take spotlight

    A few times per year, the Newton Community School District leadership makes trips to various campuses for board meetings.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • City seeking public input on camper parking

    The city of Newton is seeking public input for camper and trailer parking rules through a survey available on the city’s website. After talking about ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Future of Westwood Golf Course discussed by council

    Whether or not to keep Westwood Golf Course became a major discussion point at Newton’s City Council budget meeting Monday. After discussing the pros ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • City employee 8-mile residency requirement under review

    Three topics, including a change to an 8-mile residency requirement restriction were discussed by the Employee Relations Committee at the city council ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Farmers Union petitions IDALS on spray-drift rules

    The Iowa Farmers Union has filed a petition with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship in an effort to get some new pesticide spray- ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Newton FFA beats record fundraising sales

    On Sept. 8, 2014, the Newton FFA kicked off the annual delivery fundraiser “Fruit Sales.” The Newton FFA chapter sold more than $46,000 in fruit, meat ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Newton Development gets $200K for rural jobs program

    DES MOINES — Iowa Agriculture Undersecretary for Rural Development Lisa Mensah announced five awards on Jan. 23 to expand access to credit for rural b ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Iowa State Patrol captain pays ticket in speeding case

    NEWTON (AP) — A high-ranking Iowa State Patrol officer has paid a $208 ticket for an off-duty speeding incident, two months after he was initially pul ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Iowa governor released from Des Moines hospital

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has been released from a Des Moines hospital where he received treatment for what doctors believe is a vira ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Iowa lawmakers question regents’ proposed funding model

    DES MOINES — A proposed performance-based funding model for Iowa’s three public universities could have a negative financial impact among schools in t ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Johnston couple claim $1 million Powerball prize

    CLIVE — A Johnston couple have claimed a $1 million Powerball prize they won in the New Year’s Eve drawing.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
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