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  • Open house to discuss First Avenue East project

    Open House for the First Avenue East Overlay and Safety Improvements Project will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Newton City Hall, 101 W. Fourth ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Feds charge woman with fraud in Super Bowl ticket scam

    IOWA CITY (AP) — An Iowa woman accused of duping dozens of people into buying non-existent tickets to the Super Bowl and other high-profile events has ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Iowa dog breeder pleads guilty to filing false records

    DES MOINES (AP) — A northwest Iowa dog breeder fined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for maintaining unsanitary and unsafe conditions for animal ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Flags in Iowa to remain at half-staff for law enforcement

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered flags in Iowa to remain at half-staff to honor law enforcement officers killed in a shooting in Louisiana ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Pipeline protest planned at condemnation hearing

    DES MOINES — Opponents of a crude oil pipeline under construction in Iowa continue to fight the project and plan to protest next week after a land con ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Former teacher gets probation for sex with student

    CHEROKEE — A former teacher in northwest Iowa has been given five years of probation and a suspended 10-year prison term for having a sexual relations ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Hampton man’s homicide trial moved to Mitchell County

    HAMPTON — A judge has moved a Hampton man’s homicide trial to Mitchell County. Court records say an order was entered Friday moving Ronald Rand’s tria ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Ex-convention and visitors bureau director gets probation

    MARSHALLTOWN — The former director of the Marshalltown Convention & Visitors Bureau has been given probation and a fine for embezzling from the organi ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • DMACC announces spring semester president’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the Spring Semester President’s List. To b ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • DMACC’s announces spring semester graduation list

    More than 1,400 students graduated from the Spring semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s (DMACC’s) Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban a ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Tom Vilsack: A rise from orphanage to Cabinet secretary

    MT. PLEASANT (AP) — Tom Vilsack’s political story already reads like a modern Horatio Alger tale: a humble beginning at an orphanage in Pittsburgh, a ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Newton CVB likely to dissolve

    The Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau will likely dissolve after the city council agreed Monday to create a city-based marketing position.
    July 19, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Grand Marshals

    COLFAX — Monday’s Jasper County Fair Parade — led by four of the original members of the Lynn Grove Hustlers 4-H Club — was quite different from the p ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Farm values could affected by short supply

    Land price movement has been in the forefront for farmers, landowners, lenders and land brokers for a decade now during this historic run-up in land v ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Little People, Little Lambs

    COLFAX — Rylee DeHaai and Meredith Chipps began their Monday at the Jasper County Fair with sugar donuts on a bench outside the sheep barn and watchin ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:50 am