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  • Jasper County Emergency Management to host public meeting in March

    Jasper County Emergency Management Agency is currently in the process of updating the 2011 Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • O.W.L.S. next program features maple sugaring

    Join the Jasper County Conservation Department on March 11 for our monthly OWLS program. The Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program or OWLS for short ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 12 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Men accused of fish tournament cheating

    CLEAR LAKE — Two northern Iowa men are in trouble for telling a fish story that state officials say may not be true. The Iowa Department of Natural Re ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Ducks, warm weather limit ice skating options

    DAVENPORT — A group of ducks is being blamed for helping limit the ice skating options in Davenport so far this winter.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Lawsuit over planned sports complex reaches trial

    DUBUQUE — The trial over plans to develop a sports complex at the “Field of Dreams” movie site in eastern Iowa is underway. Neighboring landowners fil ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Gov. Branstad’s cannabis oil idea faces roadblocks

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad’s suggestion that Iowa residents could one day head to neighboring Illinois to buy cannabis oil has major legislative ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Man found dead in street suspected victim of hit-and-run

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police say they believe a man found dead in a city street early Saturday is the victim of a hit-and-run incident.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Women’s prison inmates donate hair for cancer wigs

    MITCHELLVILLE — At least 17 women in prison at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville are donating some of their hair to be used ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Obama open to changes to military authority against IS

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is open to negotiating with Congress on his request for new authorization for military force against Islamic State ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Fearing Ebola, N. Korea bars tourists from marathon

    TOKYO — Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the an ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • ‘Siberian Express’ in eastern US continues into next week

    The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Supino leaves Waterloo a free woman after nearly a year in lockup

    WATERLOO — After nearly 6.5 hours of deliberation, jurors found Theresa "Terri" Supino not guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the March 3, ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • First Veteran-Civilian Dialogue planned for Tuesday

    Newton is set to host its first Veteran-Civilian Dialogue and Service Project event facilitated by New York City-based Intersections International.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Milk cartons no longer trash at Woodrow Wilson

    It isn’t simply a cost or landfill impact that a new program will hopefully make on Woodrow Wilson Elementary School students.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:32 am
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