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  • Record rainfall recorded for day in Waterloo

    WATERLOO — The National Weather Service says Waterloo saw record rainfall this week. Waterloo saw 2.91 inches of rain on Wednesday. The weather servic ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Three suspects charged in vandalism string

    LITTLE ROCK — Three suspects have been charged in a string of vandalism throughout Lyon County.Jorda ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Fire destroys home in Moorland

    MOORLAND — Fire has destroyed a Moorland home in central Iowa.The fire was reported around 10:30 a.m ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute plans Iowa stop

    The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Accordion player to entertain at the library

    Dog-Eared Art ContestGive your old and damaged books new life as literary art. Create a unique work ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Police say bicyclist dies along trail in Clive

    CLIVE — Police say a bicyclist has died along the Greenbelt Trail in Clive.Police say the death occu ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Hot track

    In February, the Newton Community School District decided to resurface the track at H.A. Lynn Stadium, with Midwest Tennis & Track of Denison chosen a ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • NCT director claims statewide award

    Melinda Worthington received an individual award recently, but she hardly was one to take personal credit for how it happened.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Elderly Nutrition renews two contracts

    Two long-standing agreements with Jasper County Elderly Nutrition were renewed on Tuesday. The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved contracts w ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Students of police work

    Four students graduated from this year’s Newton Police Department Summer Youth Safety Academy, learning about everything from police equipment to basi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Ben’s Bubble Show very ‘Pop’ular at library

    Newton Public Library hosted Bubble artist Ben Jimenez Wednesday. Jimenez put on an entertaining show featuring only bubbles.
    June 23, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Arboretum Photo Contest

    The Project AWAKE committee is inviting the public to submit photos of the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden for the upcoming Arboretum Photo Cont ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • ‘Nothing Compares’ to the Iowa State Fair’s 5K

    DES MOINES — Lace up your running shoes and experience a run like never before! The Iowa State Fair's Fairgrounds 5K, sponsored by West Bank, will be ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Ham radio field day begins Saturday

    Newton Amateur Radio Association Inc. will be participating in Field Day again this year from noon Saturday until noon Sunday at the Jasper County Eme ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Community Calendar

    • A special amalgamated meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at UAW Hall, 1813 First St. N. in Newton. Special meeting for both active and retired me ...
    June 25, 2016 - 11:30 am