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  • Davenport man pleads guilty to child endangerment

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man accused of hitting his infant son has pleaded guilty to child endangerment with injury. David Shaw II, 23, is scheduled to ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Alcohol treatment center for Native Americans discussed

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — An activist is urging Sioux City and Woodbury County officials to open an alcohol treatment center for its Native American populatio ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Judge says Iowa beating was racially motivated, ‘vicious’

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — An Iowa bar’s surveillance camera captured video of a white felon committing a “vicious attack” on a black man, and the evidence i ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • General Mills sets goal to buy all-cage free eggs by 2025

    DES MOINES — General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025.The M ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • NBC agrees to give time to four Republican candidates

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC agreed Monday to give four Republican presidential candidates free time on affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina af ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • After first year successes, Friends in Hope seeks more volunteers

    A homeless woman living in the gazebo at Searland Park in downtown Newton prompted a group of volunteers to found Friends in Hope in August 2014.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Reasnor man arrested on sexual abuse charges

    A Reasnor man was charged with second-degree sexual abuse on Tuesday.John D. Veenstra, 52, was arres ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Rippentrops return to same home they bought 50 years ago

    Technology took Nila and Dave Rippentrop from Newton to southwestern Florida. In a way, technology brought them back — to the exact same house they’d ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Farmers could be adversely affected by federal budget cuts

    Some cuts in the most recent federal budget cycle, and the impact on crop insurance, have brought a negative reaction from one industry advocate, and ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • NCSD board decides to hire PR firm ‘without parameters’

    At a nearly four hour-long meeting Monday, the Newton Community School District didn’t end up taking many actions. However, a few of those actions wer ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Newton seniors focus of holiday effort

    In an effort to bring a little holiday cheer to Newton seniors who may be alone or impoverished during the festive season, Home Instead Senior Care an ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Newton City Council begins budget talks

    In a meeting that is typically held in January, the Newton City Council heard from the city’s four major stakeholders on Monday.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Farmland drainage to be covered at ISU workshop

    AMES — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and US Department of Agriculture will host a Farmland Drainage Workshop from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Thomas Jefferson first graders visit Newton Public Library

    Mrs. VandeNoord’s first grade class from Thomas Jefferson Elementary visited the library as part of the Friends of the Library first grade tours. The ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Practical Farmers to host annual conference

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting registrations for its 2016 annual conference, “Farmers Teaching Farmers,” which will take place Jan. ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:17 am