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  • Sheets elected to petroleum marketers board

    URBANDALE — Lynn Sheets, of Sully, petroleum development manager at Key Cooperative has joined the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Marketers and C ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Critchfield named to FNNB board of directors

    First Newton National Bank President Gary Kahn announced Stephanie Critchfield has been elected to the Board of Directors of First Newton National Ban ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Berg Middle School to host assembly

    Berg Middle School will be celebrating its first semester’s academic success on Jan. 30.The assembly ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Blues Under the Blue Roof at the Newton Public Library

    The library will be jumping with blues music when Newton Public Library partners with the South Skunk Blues Society to present Blues Under the Blue Ro ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Broadband committee helping Branstad still sorting issues

    DES MOINES — As Gov. Terry Branstad prepares to introduce legislation aimed at expanding broadband Internet in Iowa, members of a committee tasked wit ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Bald eagles return to Iowa again as they migrate

    IOWA CITY — Iowa bird watchers will be able to spot bald eagles this winter as the animals visit in search of warmer weather.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Police seeking driver after crash, house fire

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Police are still looking for a man involved in a crash that caused a Council Bluffs house fire. A man was driving a 2004 Chevy Silver ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Trial to begin for woman accused of fatally stabbing brother

    FORT DODGE — A trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday for a 24-year-old woman accused of stabbing to death her brother in Fort Dodge. Vanita Daniels has ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Authorities: Dogs that fatally mauled Iowa boy euthanized

    COLLEGE SPRINGS — Authorities say two family dogs that fatally mauled a 7-year-old College Springs boy have been euthanized. Malaki Mildward, a first- ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Group plans Mason City downtown housing

    MASON CITY — A Mason City organization plans to build a three-story upscale housing development near the city’s downtown. The Good Shepherd Inc. board ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Davenport begins process to buy back historic theater

    DAVENPORT — Davenport is looking to buy back the historic Adler Theatre from a nonprofit group.The c ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Judge gives life to ‘dangerous’ man in dual robberies

    SIOUX CITY — A federal judge sentenced a convicted felon to life in prison for two robberies in Iowa, calling him one of the most dangerous people he’ ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum

    DES MOINES — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a politic ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Protesters heckle Perry and Christie on immigration issues

    DES MOINES — Protesters have heckled Republican presidential prospects Rick Perry and Chris Christie over immigration policies during a conservative p ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Storm could dump 2 feet of snow in Northeast

    NEW YORK — Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:49 am
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