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  • Absentee ballots available Thursday

    Jasper County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Dennis Parrott has announced absentee ballots for the upcoming June 7 Jasper County Primary Elect ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school progress reports issued

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton High School students Tuesday. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their student retur ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Wittemberg Cemetery Association meeting notes

    The Wittemberg Cemetery Association held its annual meeting on April 9. The following officers and board members were elected: President Joe Dodge, Vi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Club Notes

    Sunbonnet QuestersSunbonnet Questers met at the home of Jane Ann Cotton on April 14.The meeting was ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Lawmakers OK tax rebates to benefit ‘Field of Dreams’ site

    DYERSVILLE — Iowa lawmakers have passed legislation to offer tax rebates that could benefit construction of a sports complex at the “Field of Dreams” ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Man convicted of murder in Coralville mall shooting

    NEVADA (AP) — After deliberating for less than two hours on Monday, jurors convicted a man of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a woman in ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Infrastructure bill highlights maintenance issues in Iowa

    DES MOINES — The Republican-controlled House on Monday passed a budget bill that would pay for some infrastructure projects in Iowa, but debate over t ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Man sought in six Marshalltown fires

    MARSHALLTOWN — A man suspected of setting six fires over the past few months is being sought in Marshalltown.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Iowa National Guard unit mobilized for Afghanistan

    JOHNSTON — The Iowa Army National Guard says it’s mobilizing a Johnston-based supply outfit for an Afghanistan support mission.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Storms could bring powerful tornadoes to Great Plains

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forecasters are warning that severe storms could bring “significant” tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail to the Great Plains on T ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Woman found not competent for trial in husband’s death

    DUBUQUE — A Dubuque woman accused of killing her former husband with a baseball bat has been found not competent to stand trial. Iowa District Court J ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Iowa House fails to advance bill on medical marijuana

    DES MOINES — A proposal that would have expanded Iowa’s medical marijuana law failed Monday night in the Republican-controlled House amid criticism th ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • City council backs new police headquarters

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Council Bluffs City Council has unanimously supported construction of a new police headquarters. All five city council members an ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • High-speed motorcycle chase leads to arrest

    An 18-year-old Kellogg man was arrested and charged with 10 misdemeanors and eluding after leading police on a short chase on a motorcycle Saturday ev ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • NCSD board to address district culture

    A district culture survey will be one of the discussion items on the agenda when the Newton Community School District Board of Education convenes for ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm