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  • Parks board discusses state of city cemeteries

    The care at the two city-managed cemeteries was discussed during the Newton Parks Board meeting on Wednesday. Public Works Director Keith Laube explai ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:48 am
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    The Jasper County 4-H Gearbots FIRST Lego League team qualified for one of 20 international semi-finalist spots, narrowed down from 32,000 teams aroun ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Perrin wins award at entrepreneurship competition

    AMES — Grace Perrin, of Newton, has been recognized for the excellence of business ideas presented at the Entrepreneurship Showcase competition hosted ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:54 am
  • Iowa State National Agri-Marketing Association receives signature award

    AMES — The Iowa State University National Agri-Marketing Association received the fourth place John Deere Signature Award.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Miller receives Rotary Scholarship

    Emily Miller, of Newton, a former Rotary Student of the Month, was recognized with a Rotary Scholarship for helping to exemplify the Rotary credos of ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Man accused of killing brother set for trial in July

    MARSHALLTOWN — A July trial has been scheduled for a Marshalltown man accused of killing his brother.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Man dies after accident at grain facility

    WINTHROP — Authorities say a worker has been killed in an accident at a grain facility in eastern Iowa.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Disaster proclamation coming for two Iowa counties

    FORT DODGE— Iowa’s governor says he’ll issue a disaster proclamation for two northern counties.Gov. ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Residents take stock after night of tornadoes

    ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what rem ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Woman sentenced to prison for sexual abuse of girl

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A 32-year-old Missouri Valley woman has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in federal prison in a sex abuse case. The U.S. Attorney’s ...
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Arson cause of deadly central Iowa house fire

    GUTHRIE CENTER — Investigators say arson was the cause of a house fire in central Iowa that killed two girls and severely injured their uncle.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • What’s your past salary? Lawmakers want to ban the question

    NEW YORK (AP) — An awkward job interview question — how much did you make at your last job? — is getting banned in some parts of the country.
    May 18, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Jasper County

    The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for western Jasper County until 5 p.m.
    May 17, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Cardinal track athletes are state meet bound

    Jocelyn Sheets/Daily NewsNewton High track athletes qualified for Class 4A state meet competition in ...
    May 17, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • 301 Studios to debut at Newton Fest

    A local recording studio is breaking ground this year and is set to perform during Newton Fest next month alongside several local musicians.
    May 17, 2017 - 1:48 pm