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  • Supermoon eclipse

    Stargazers were treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon Sunday when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon. The moon is shown her ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Heartland Home Staging ready to design for you

    Selling a house can be a stressful process, but Heartland Home Staging is ready to help make your home look its best to sell it in record time.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Drinking water systems imperiled by failing infrastructure

    DES MOINES — Deep inside a complex of huge tanks, drinking water for Iowa’s capital city is constantly cleansed of the harmful nitrates that come from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Flu vaccination advised for cold season

    As the leaves begin to fall, we are once again reminded that the seasons are changing and cold weather will be upon us once again. That means winter’s ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Bergman hired as Vernon administration director

    The Vernon Company has announced the hire of Shannon Bergman as director of administration, effective Sept. 1. 
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • US stocks drop in early trading on growth worries

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped in early trading Monday, following European stocks lower, amid ongoing worries about the outlook for global growth ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Thombert named Small Business of the Year

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Area Community College recently honored several businesses at its third annual DMACC Small Business Awards Ceremony.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Found property at police department

    A Harley Davidson key was turned in to the Newton Police Department. The key was found downtown during the last Thunder Nites event. The key can be id ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • ‘BUS-eum’ to make Newton stop Wednesday afternoon

    A traveling “BUS-eum” retrofitted school bus, loaded with historical exhibits, has been traveling throughout the state and arrives in Newton on Wednes ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Events

    • Newton Golden K Kiwanis will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Newton Village for social time, coffee and a program. Anyone interested in the program or ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Crews set to demolish old Des Moines YMCA building

    DES MOINES — Demolition crews have drilled hundreds of holes in the old Riverfront YMCA in Des Moines, which they plan to pack with about 100 pounds o ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Davenport man arrested in 10-year-old sex assault case

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man already serving prison time for a 2014 felony conviction has been charged in a 2005 sexual assault. Luther Ronald Moore Jr ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Deputies investigate mailbox vandalism

    VINTON — Benton County authorities are investigating the vandalism of nearly 50 mailboxes. Sheriff Randy Forsyth said investigators suspect five juven ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Rail project delayed on weak crude oil demand

    SIOUX CITY— The weak demand for crude oil and ethanol has delayed construction of a proposed $30.9 million rail car maintenance facility in northwest ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Couple marries in hospital chapel after bride breaks leg

    BETTENDORF — An Iowa couple got married in a hospital chapel this weekend after the bride broke her leg on their wedding day. Melissa Eisenbacher slip ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:37 am
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