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  • Alzheimer’s Association helps educate those in early stages of demetia

    DES MOINES — The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Iowa Chapter will host a statewide early-stage dementia educational conference dedicated to those liv ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Farmers for Progress Program Now Underway

    Area farmers are encouraged to donate a portion of corn or soybeans to the P.I. Foundation this fall to support programs for people with disabilities ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Art on display at library

    Original acrylic paintings by Martina Holmes, of Newton, are on display at the Newton Public Library during the month of October.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Events

    • Newton Community Blood Drive will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at DMACC Newton Conference Center, 600 N. Second Ave. W. To schedule a blood donation appoin ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T.  met at 7 p.m., Oct 14, in the home of Val McKee. President Rose ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Branstad, Hatch debate jobs, economic development

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad touted his record on economic development Tuesday night during his final debate against Democratic challenger Ja ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • NCRC testing dates available

    The Goodwill Career Connection Center has agreed to help Newton become a skilled community by making additional National Career Readiness Certificatio ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa woman splatters blood on nurse

    IOWA CITY — Iowa City police have arrested a woman who they say intentionally ripped out her IV and splattered blood on her nurse’s face after being d ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Body of missing elderly woman found in Iowa creek

    SHELLSBURG — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says it has found the body of an 81-year-old woman who went missing over the weekend. Authorities say ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Cedar Rapids loses homeless shelter for men

    CEDAR RAPIDS — The closing of Cedar House Shelter means fewer beds are available for homeless men in Cedar Rapids.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Iowan accused of threatening children changes plea

    CHARLES CITY — A northern Iowa man accused of threatening to shoot schoolchildren has changed his plea.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • DeSoto, Boyer Chute refuges to close for hunting

    MISSOURI VALLEY — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says DeSoto and Boyer Chute national wildlife refuges will close this weekend for deer hunts.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Clear Lake motel owner wants tenants evicted

    CLEAR LAKE (AP) — The owner of the Silver Boot Motel is seeking to evict long-term residents so he can sell the Clear Lake property, but they are figh ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Iowa minimum-security inmates move to lockup unit

    FORT MADISON (AP) — It wasn’t the move that Fort Madison has been anxiously anticipating, but residents of the historic prison town said they’ll take ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Libertarian official discusses candidate's death

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Libertarian Party candidate for governor says the party’s candidate for U.S. Senate put his heart and soul into running with a f ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:09 am
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