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  • Heated discussion follows street safety request

    Jasper County Supervisor Doug Cupples made a plea during Tuesday’s regular board meeting to place a warning light at well-known corner in Killduff. Lo ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Iowa Sculpture Festival in new location

    For the 15th year, artists and art lovers will descend upon Newton to take in the Iowa Sculpture Festival and Fine Arts Festival. In a new location at ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Woman suffers minor injuries in rollover accident

    A 19-year-old Baxter woman suffered minor injuries following a single-vehicle rollover accident Friday morning in wet road conditions.
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Atlas Hydraulics acquired by Gates Corp.

    Atlas Hydraulics, which operates one of six locations in Newton, has been acquired by Gates Corporation. Gates, an industrial manufacturer of power tr ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Newton Village hosts open house

    Newton Village is celebrating its 14th anniversary with an Open House Soup Supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 110 N. Fifth Ave. W. in Newton. Enjo ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Reasnor UM plans Soup Supper

    Soup Supper will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Reasnor United Methodist Church. Menu includes fresh oyster stew, chili, cheesy chicken chowder, b ...
    Oct. 12, 2017 - 8:08 am
  • Nebraska man sentenced to 10 years in Iowa prison

    SIOUX CITY — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to 10 years in an Iowa prison for the death of his uncle in a Sioux City crash. The sentence was handed ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Police find feces-covered toddler, 2 others home alone

    DES MOINES — Police say a Des Moines mother has been arrested after officers found her three young children alone outside their home, including one co ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Eastbound and down

    Logan Chandler has been waiting for this trip for four years. This month the Newton High School senior will join teacher James Horn and five of her cl ...
    Oct. 12, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • Elections office fixes errors on signature requirements

    IOWA CITY — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate’s office has corrected multiple errors in its guidance on the number of signatures some Congressional ca ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Des Moines airport to offer premium vehicle parking

    DES MOINES — The Des Moines airport board has approved a plan to create a premium parking option at its parking garage that will cost travelers $20 a ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Fourth ISU presidency finalist is ag dean at the school

    AMES — Officials say the fourth finalist in the search for the next Iowa State University president is already on campus. Dean Wendy Wintersteen of Io ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Newton man to be sentenced in sex abuse case

    A Newton man charged two years ago with second-degree sexual abuse and child endangerment will be sentenced in Jasper County District Court in Decembe ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Newton WaterWorks to flush hydrants Friday, Saturday

    Fire hydrants will be flushed beginning at 10 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Saturday north of First Avenue and Bittersweet Subdivision. Fire hydrants will ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Wet weather keeps farmers out of the fields

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is releas ...
    Oct. 11, 2017 - 10:02 am