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  • Community Calendar

    • Jasper County Fair continues Tuesday at Jasper County Fairgrounds, in Colfax. Exhibitors Day. Visit www. jaspercofair.com for more details.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Board raises tuition on Iowa students by $250

    IOWA CITY — The Iowa Board of Regents is approving a $250 tuition increase for tens of thousands of undergraduate students at Iowa’s public universiti ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Man hospitalized after being shot by officers

    DAVENPORT — Authorities say a man has been hospitalized after being shot by police in Davenport. The Davenport Police Department says officers were se ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Rep. Steve King asks how minorities gave to civilization

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Iowa Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King, one of the most conservative members of Congress and a harsh critic of immigration, has questio ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Firefighters find body after gaining control of house fire

    SHEFFIELD — Authorities say a person’s body was found by firefighters at a home in north-central Iowa.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Trump powers toward GOP prize after outbreak of dissent

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Barring a last-minute jolt to the proceedings, Donald Trump is hours away from atta ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Iowan claims $1M lotto prize he won in May drawing

    CLIVE — A West Des Moines man has claimed the $1 million Mega Millions prize he won in May.The Iowa ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Former bookkeeper pleads to $2.5M embezzlement

    DES MOINES — In a plea agreement with federal prosecutors the bookkeeper for an Iowa credit union has admitted to embezzling nearly $2.5 million from ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Governor issues disaster proclamation for 3 Iowa counties

    DES MOINES (AP) — A disaster emergency proclamation has been issued for three Iowa counties pummeled in weekend storms.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Two arrested while driving intoxicated with children

    Two Newton residents were arrested and jailed Friday evening after found to be intoxicated with two children in a vehicle.
    July 19, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Parks seeing boom in usage

    Activities are abundant in Newton city parks and more people than ever are out seeing what is available. Parks administrator Nathan Unsworth has seen ...
    July 18, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Dakota Access begins ‘preconstruction’ on DAPL in Jasper County

    Dakota Access, LLC has begun pre-construction activity west of Newton in preparation to lay 34 miles of crude oil pipeline through Jasper County.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Youth, adults adapt to weather and more at fair

    When storms led to a handful of Jasper County Fair schedule snags, adults had to adapt and either reschedule or relocate events.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Wes Finch Auto Plaza donates $1,000 to IMPACT Community Action Partnership

    GRINNELL — Wes Finch Auto Plaza is continuing this year’s donation contest with a $1,000 donation to the IMPACT Community Action Partnership. This rou ...
    July 18, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Cline Tool working to Stuff the Bus

    The first day of school is just around the corner and Cline Tool is hoping to give a little help to those looking for school supplies. Through its Stu ...
    July 18, 2016 - 11:40 am