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  • Meters removed downtown

    City crews worked to remove the parking meters in the five downtown city-owned lots along with  the 12 meters that were around the square Wednesday. T ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • New facilities planned for Woodland, Maytag parks

    Two new all-season restroom facilities were approved by the city council for Maytag and Woodland parks. The vault restrooms will help to modernize the ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Colfax man arrested after chase

    A Colfax man is facing numerous charges in both Poweshiek and Jasper County after allegedly stealing a motorcycle and leading officers on a chase Thur ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Newton City Council to discuss tennis court resurfacing

    The Newton City Council is set to discuss the resurfacing of the tennis courts at Aurora Park at its Monday meeting. The existing asphalt pavement for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Free youth mentored hunt offered by local pheasants forever

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be offering a youth mentored hunt onOct. 17 for you ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Homebound reader service at Newton Public Library

    The Homebound Reader Service is a free program specifically designed for those who are confined to their homes by an illness, injury or lack of mobili ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Mitigation strategies meeting Wednesday

    Jasper County Emergency Management Agency is currently in the process of updating the 2011 Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • 2016 animal licenses available now

    The Newton Police Department has 2016 dog, cat and miniature pig tags for sale.Pet owners are being ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Door decorating contest in Baxter

    The Baxter Garden Club is sponsoring a seasonal fall decorating contest. Baxter residents are encouraged to decorate their front door by Oct. 15 when ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Newton, Grinnell area residents kick-off shoe box effort

    Hundreds of Newton and Grinnell area kids, families and volunteers will come together to fill empty shoe boxes with gifts of toys, school supplies, hy ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Newberg named to UIU summer dean’s list

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University announced Mark Newberg, of Lynnville, was named to the summer 2015 dean’s list. To be honored, the undergraduate must ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Newton residents receive DMACC scholarships

    Des Moines Area Community College students from the Newton area have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the fall semester.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Iowan fined after boa snake escapes

    THORNTON — A boa constrictor that escaped its cage and slithered down the block has cost its owner $50 in northern Iowa. Kevin Becker, 38, pleaded gui ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • School bus with 32 students rolls over after being struck

    MANCHESTER — Authorities say 32 students were on a school bus when it was struck by an SUV and rolled over in Delaware County. Iowa State Patrol Sgt. ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • UI has 60 percent of state’s mumps cases

    IOWA CITY — The bulk of Iowa’s jump in mumps cases has been reported at the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. The state Public Health Department ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:52 am
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