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  • City officials considering unpopular fire cuts

    DAVENPORT — The fire department cuts Davenport officials are considering aren’t very popular.Some re ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Boy pleads to manslaughter in sister’s death

    WATERLOO — A 15-year-old Waterloo boy accused of fatally shooting his older sister has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Documents show Iowa has backlog of criminal appeal cases

    DES MOINES — The Iowa attorney general’s office has gained approval to temporarily hire lawyers to deal with a backlog of criminal appeal cases that h ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Des Moines police to install cameras in troubled area

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police say they will install nine security cameras in a downtown bar and restaurant district following a November shooting tha ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Woman, 2 kids hospitalized after mobile home blaze

    CEDAR FALLS — A woman and two children have been hospitalized after being rescued from a burning mobile home in Cedar Falls.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Early morning fire destroys Mingo home

    A fire destroyed a Mingo home early Saturday morning. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office received t ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Hundreds take home skills, more from Literacy Night

    If the enthusiasm level at a recent event at Berg Elementary School translates into total books read, it almost seems like students there could read a ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Policy readings, committee reports slated for NCSD

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education will have a few items on Monday’s regular meeting agenda that were bumped from the Jan. 25 mee ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • ‘Blue Roof’ blues concert series starts Monday

    If you want to find live music in Newton on the next four Monday nights, just look for the blues.Beg ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Noon Kiwanis honors January students

    Newton Noon Kiwanis recently honored the Newton Senior High School January Students of the Month. Pictured are Jake Bennett and Sara Cook along with P ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Plea expected in child endangerment case

    A Newton mother who was charged after her 1-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine is expected to enter a plea on Monday.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Preparing a French Chef’s dinner

    Des Moines Area Community College Culinary Arts student Karli Roozeboom, of Kellogg, slices mushrooms to be served at a French Chef’s dinner recently ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • City conducting community attitude survey

    In order to gain knowledge of the community’s feeling on the livability of Newton, the city is conducting a Community Attitude Survey, available now t ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Coaches v. Cancer Week agenda

    Newton High School will host two Coaches v. Cancer Week events the week of Feb. 8. The first set of events will be around the Newton and Pella basketb ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • DMACC to hold two information sessions about court reporting

    Court Reporters are at the center of interesting judicial trials and fascinating events. The Des Moines Area Community College Newton campus offers Io ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:12 am