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  • Clinton takes road trip to Iowa for first campaign event

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is hitting the road as she starts her 2016 presidential campaign — quite literally.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Former NFL football player returns to promote Iowa City

    IOWA CITY — When Nate Kaeding retired from professional football two years ago, he returned to Iowa City needing to catch his breath from the rigors o ...
    April 13, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Republican candidates court homeschooling families in Iowa

    DES MOINES — Eight years after Mike Huckabee tapped the support of evangelical homeschooling families as part of his winning coalition in the 2008 Iow ...
    April 11, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Budget, many other items on NCSD agenda

    A discussion about next year’s budget could be one of the most contentious items at Monday night’s Newton Community School District regular meeting, b ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Ernst talks transportation, airports during Newton stop

    Tourism, small businesses and the fastest short track on the planet were all topics addressed by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst on her visit to the Iowa Spee ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • NHS student council pushes for larger turnout at blood drive

    Announcements about blood donations sometimes use emotional pleas about shortages and the desperate need to resolve shortages in area blood banks. Rac ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Kelley, Heartsill among those not in House for prayer

    When Deborah Maynard, a Wiccan priestess from Cedar Rapids, gave the morning prayer at the start of Thursday’s Iowa House of Representatives session, ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Plans underway for upcoming ‘Newton Fest’

    A new event called Newton Fest is being planned for June 12 through 14 in Newton.Newton Fest will ad ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • NHS students win conference art awards

    The following Newton High School students were recently awarded Little Hawkeye Conference Art Awards:
    April 10, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • JCSC to host monthly potluck Tuesday

    The Jasper County Senior Center and Golden Agers Club will host its monthly potluck beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the center, 702 E. Third St. S. in ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Events

    • Clay Classes will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Centre for Arts & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton, for its ongoing clay classes - Pot Shots ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Iowa One Call reminds Iowans to be safe during National Safe Digging month

    DES MOINES — Iowa One Call is welcoming spring this April by celebrating National Safe Digging Month in Iowa.
    April 10, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Phyllis Maxine Bartlow

    Phyllis Maxine (Wilson) Bartlow, 78, of Carlisle, formerly of Oskaloosa and Monroe, died Friday, April 3, 2015.
    April 10, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Book sheds light on right-to-die debate

    Former Baxter resident, Kate Sebeny has released a novella, which addresses the legal and moral complications faced by those denied the option of meet ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:10 am
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