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  • Newton KOA receives President’s Award

    The Newton KOA has earned the prestigious 2016 KOA President’s Award from Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest system of family-friendly, open- ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Man jailed on hate crime charge in beating of black Iowa man

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A white felon with Nazi tattoos was jailed Wednesday on a federal hate crime charge alleging he stomped on the face of a semi-conscious ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Man arrested in connection with death in northern Iowa

    POMEROY — Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a death in northern Iowa.The Calhoun Co ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Bettendorf seeks funds to buy homes in flood zones

    BETTENDORF — Bettendorf officials are seeking federal funding that would allow the city to buy and demolish homes in flood zones. Bettendorf City Plan ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Sioux City airport board endorses United Airlines as carrier

    SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City Gateway Airport Board of Trustees has endorsed United Airlines’ bid to replace American Airlines as the airport’s only car ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Red Cross urges caution heating homes as weather gets colder

    DES MOINES — The American Red Cross responds to nearly 70,000 disasters a year — one every eight minutes — and most are home fires. Since Nov. 13, Iow ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Loebsack announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced that students in Iowa’s Second District will have the opportunity to participate in the Sec ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Youth participate in ‘Homeless on the Cold, Hard Cement’

    United Presbyterian Church youth, seventh through 12th grade, experienced a night of “Homeless on the Cold, Hard Cement” on Nov. 13 in the United Pres ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Forum allows public input on school boundaries

    Newton Community School District reconfiguration for the 2016-17 school year took another step forward Tuesday night — and dozens of community members ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Annual UMW cookie and candy sale set

    If you have a sweet tooth mark Dec. 5 on your calender for the annual United Methodist Women’s Cookie, Candy and Craft Walk.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Deck the Halls

    Skiff Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual Deck the Halls bake and gift shop sale Nov. 24 in the hospital lobby. A variety of cakes, cookies, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Internationally acclaimed trombone quartet comes to Newton Monday

    Maniacal4 is a group of four great musicians, telling one unified, inspiring musical story after another. Hailed as “a force to be reckoned with,” the ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Elderly Nutrition program to request $115,000 in federal funds

    An application for Aging Resources federal funding for the Elderly Nutrition program in Jasper County was approved Tuesday.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Allen visits christian school

    On Nov. 6, Sen. Chaz Allen visited Newton Christian School to participate in its Reading Emphasis Week. Allen ate lunch with seventh and eighth grade ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • ‘Annie’ to play at the Des Moines Civic Center April 15-17

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of “Annie” will play for a limited engagement from April ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:39 am