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  • Daily News brings back familiar face

    The Newton Daily News has a familiar face back in its newsroom. Troy Hyde has been hired back to the sports department and will serve as a sports writ ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Sheriffs Office to hand out Trick or Treat Bags

    The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office will offer a trick-or-treat bag for kids from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Veterans photos due Thursday

    The deadline for submitting veterans photos for the Veterans Day Section are due by Thursday. Submission forms can be seen in the Newton Daily News or ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton. • Wo ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Blast forces closure of Iowa fertilizer plant

    STACYVILLE — A northern Iowa dry fertilizer plant rocked by an explosion will be closed for a short time.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • James Taylor to appear at rally for Braley

    DES MOINES — James Taylor will appear at a rally for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in Des Moines on Saturday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Judge: 17-year-old will be prosecuted as an adult

    SAC CITY — A judge says a 17-year-old facing vehicular homicide charges in the deaths of two teenagers will be prosecuted as an adult.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Democratic attack ads aim to save Senate majority

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Their majority in jeopardy, Senate Democrats unleashed a late-campaign round of attack ads Monday accusing Republicans in key races ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Teen killed in car collision in eastern Iowa

    CALAMUS — Authorities say an 18-year-old has been killed after his vehicle collided with a semi in eastern Iowa.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Attorney in cancer hoax case seeks venue change

    ATLANTIC — The attorney for an Iowa mother accused of lying about her daughter’s cancer diagnosis has requested a change of venue for her trial.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • La Motte farmer raises pumpkins to help charities

    LA MOTTE — Challenged by their pastor to make a $20 gift grow, one eastern Iowa family decided to grow pumpkins.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Washington school shooter remembered with victims

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling s ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Biden: Voters can 'stop the march' of tea party

    DAVENPORT — Campaigning in one of the nation’s key U.S. Senate contests, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that keeping Democratic control of the c ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Duane and Floppy festival draws young and old to Capitol II

    Nearly 100 fans took a nostalgic trip Saturday at the Capitol II Theatre in downtown Newton viewing classic clips at the “Duane and Floppy Film Festiv ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Supervisors to hear asbestos bids for former care facility

    The former Jasper County Care Facility has set vacant since 2000, and it looks like time is now ticking on the dilapidated structure.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 1:29 pm
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