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  • Deputies investigate mailbox vandalism

    VINTON — Benton County authorities are investigating the vandalism of nearly 50 mailboxes. Sheriff Randy Forsyth said investigators suspect five juven ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Rail project delayed on weak crude oil demand

    SIOUX CITY— The weak demand for crude oil and ethanol has delayed construction of a proposed $30.9 million rail car maintenance facility in northwest ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Couple marries in hospital chapel after bride breaks leg

    BETTENDORF — An Iowa couple got married in a hospital chapel this weekend after the bride broke her leg on their wedding day. Melissa Eisenbacher slip ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Treasurer blocks financing plan for Iowa police radio system

    IOWA CITY — The state treasurer has blocked a proposal by Gov. Terry Branstad’s administration to finance a new $68 million communications system for ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Bernie Sanders brings working-class message to NHS

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says the concept of redistributing wealth isn’t a novel one. However, in h ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Breckenridge challenging Kelley for Iowa House nomination

    In 2010, a lieutenant with the Newton Police Department ran against Dan Kelley for the Democratic nomination for an Iowa legislative seat.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Wyre, Adams crowned at NHS homecoming

    A homecoming week filled with Dr. Seuss quotes and memories that will last a lifetime were what Newton High School students generated this week.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Newton wins All-Star Community award

    The Iowa League of Cities recognized the City of Newton as the 2015 People’s All-Star Community at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit, which was ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Newton Fall Fest to conclude farmers’ market season

    As a way to highlight the final Newton Farmers’ Market of 2015, Newton Fall Fest is planned with vendors, kid’s activities, giveaways, music and more.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Hearl wins lighting prize

    Emily Hearl won a $500 LED lighting prize at the Hometown Rewards Block Party. She will be replacing the majority of the lightbulbs in her home and ea ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Aurora Heights students write about positive elements on 9/11

    Teaching children about the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and their meaning is a difficult and serious business. As memorials, remembrances and other event ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Tailgate party

    DMACC’s Newton Campus has held a number of events for students over the first few weeks of classes. Monday, staff held a “tailgate party” on the west ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Light agenda on tap for NCSD board

    A somewhat light agenda has been set for Monday evening’s Newton Community School District board meeting.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • NCEF alumni foundation raises money for athletics

    Fans of the Newton Cardinals and visitors to H.A. Lynn Stadium will notice something new on the west side of the stadium this fall: large, lighted sig ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Second juvenile charged in Newton burglaries

    A second juvenile accused of burglarizing three Newton homes has been located and charged.Newton Pol ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 12:09 pm
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