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  • Mason City orders demolition of once-popular restaurant

    MASON CITY — Mason City officials are demanding that the owners of a once-popular restaurant tear down their building.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 18-year-old arrested in Marshalltown slaying

    MARSHALLTOWN — An 18-year-old man has been charged in the slaying of a Tama man in Marshalltown.The ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 'Beverly Hillbillies' actor sues CBS over chain

    DES MOINES — The actor who played Jethro Bodine in the 1960s television series “The Beverly Hillbillies” is suing CBS, arguing the broadcaster made in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Police: Iowa man poses as Victoria's Secret worker

    IOWA CITY — An Iowa City man has been arrested after police say he posed online as a Victoria’s Secret representative to trick women into sending him ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Plans made for city's ending fund balance

    Equipment and projects that were discussed in February, and since have been refined and prioritized, were recommended for the ending fund balance and ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • UAW Christmas

    Pam Wagnor, left, and Al Sudbrock, members of the UAW 997 executive board, along with many other UAW retirees, family and guests attended the annual U ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Once again, anonymous gift benefits shelter

    For at least three consecutive years, a batch of hope has arrived in the Jasper County Animal Rescue League & Humane Society’s mailbox.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Skiff to offer in-office flu shot clinics

    With winter here and flu season in full swing, Skiff Home Care/Jasper County Public Health are offering in-office flu clinics for small business owner ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Older Adult Wellness: Holiday Health

    The holidays can easily rush past in a blur, often leaving us exhausted at the beginning of a new year. Was it worth it at the end of all my preparati ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • St. Nick’s receives gift from FNNB

    The First Newton National Bank recently donated $700 to the St. Nick’s Christmas Club to help them in their efforts to assist families in need for Chr ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • ATV, ORMs, ORVs, snowmobile license renewal due Dec. 31

    The Jasper County Recorder reminds citizens’ current registrations on ATVs, ORMs, ORVs and snowmobiles expire Dec. 31.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Newton residents have limited time to enroll for 2015 health coverage

    According to Health and Human Services, Iowa was at the bottom of the list, 51st, among all states and the District of Columbia in terms of percentage ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Catch a ride on the Cardinal Winter Express

    The Newton High School student council and Home Ec Related Occupations are presenting a “Polar Express” themed event Saturday in the NHS cafeteria and ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Cicoff the Jester presents Christmas show Kellogg UMC

    Cicoff the Jester, will present “The True Meaning of Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Kellogg United Methodist Church, 417 Second St.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Heartsill appointed Vice Chair of Committees

    DES MOINES — House Speaker Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) recently announced that Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) will serve as the Vice Chairman of both ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:47 am
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    Do you approve of the city’s agreement to provide tax rebates for the proposed loft apartments at the former Maytag buildings?