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  • Trump blasts intel agencies over report on Russia ties

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted U.S. intelligence agencies, blaming them ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Iowa lawmakers begin session amid GOP vows of major change

    DES MOINES — Republican leaders on Monday kicked off the new session of the Iowa Legislature with a promise to make major changes to the workings of s ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Breckenridge sworn in to serve Iowa House District 29

    As the 2017 Iowa Legislature convened Monday at the State Capitol in Des Moines, Rep. Wes Breckenridge, D-Newton, was officially sworn into office to ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Two dilapidated First Avenue houses set for demolition

    Two dilapidated properties located on First Avenue will be demolished in the coming months. City council approved Lanphier Excavating, of Reasnor, to ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Properly applying manure crucial to effective farming

    Commercial manure applicator recertification was held at the Jasper County ISU Extension office last week.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Newton schools to continue participation in instructional support program

    During its regular meeting Monday evening, the Newton Community School District Board voted to continue participation in the instructional support pro ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Midwest Cover Crops Council to discuss making cover crops work

    AMES — A pair of Iowa State University professors will represent the state at the 2017 Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference. The conference will be ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Women marketing grain

    A four-session course to assist women in developing a plan for marketing corn and soybeans is scheduled in February. The courses will take place from ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • TPI donates to St. Nick’s

    TPI Iowa, LLC makes a donation to St. Nick’s Christmas Club in the amount of $500. Members of both TPI and the St. Nick’s Christmas Club attended the ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Healthy Cooking Program at the library

    Hy-Vee dietitian, Emily Ring, will host a healthy cooking program at the Newton Public Library. The program is scheduled for Wednesday and will includ ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful announces grant deadlines

    Keep Iowa Beautiful is announcing the deadlines and information for the 2017 grant programs.“This is ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • NPD pledges to help keep tobacco from underage customers

    The Newton Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products out of the hands of Newton youth.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Brown bag lunch program to focus on parades

    The next Brown Bag Lunch and Learn will be at noon Wednesday. Ken Barthelman will be presenting a program entitled “Newton’s Long Infatuation With Par ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • OWLS program set for Wednesday

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Jasper County Armory/Annex, 1030 W. Sec ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:13 am