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  • Community Heights Alliance Church welcomes new senior pastor

    Community Heights Alliance Church has a new senior pastor, Jeff Keady, who began Sept. 1. His installation service was held Sunday.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Photo: Park Centre residents bike around

    Park Centre staff and residents enjoyed biking around Newton. The bikes provided by All Ability Cycles in Jefferson, are adapted for all ability level ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Authorities say dad, daughter burned when ATV fuel ignited

    HAMBURG — Authorities say a man and his 7-year-old daughter have been burned while refueling an all-terrain vehicle in southwest Iowa. The Fremont Cou ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • County moves forward with unpaved road changes

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors chose to waive the third public hearing and adopt an ordinance repealing and amending text on unpaved roads con ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Official: ‘Less optimistic’ about future of ACA plan

    DES MOINES — An Iowa official says he’s less optimistic a proposal will be approved that would allow the state to shift money used for the Affordable ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • NCSD Transportation Director: Smooth sailing for school buses

    The buses are rolling in Newton, and Newton Community Schools Transportation Director Curt Roorda reported to the school board on Monday this year’s g ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Nurse accused of keeping patients’ drugs she’d ordered

    WALL LAKE — A nurse has been accused of stealing painkillers from a nursing home in northwest Iowa. Court records say 50-year-old Michelle Green is ch ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Officers seek man suspected in fatal shooting

    FORT DODGE — Authorities are trying to find a man suspected of shooting to death another man in Fort Dodge.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Proposal to dissolve school district fails

    REINBECK — Voters have defeated a proposal to dissolve an eastern Iowa school district.More than 69 ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Photos: Students decorate homecoming floats

    As homecoming week gets underway, Newton students are hard at preparing their homecoming floats. Each class decorates its own float, with the class wh ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Cardinal JV football team loses in OT

    NORWALK — Newton High’s junior varsity football team dropped a 15-13 decision in overtime to host Norwalk on Monday.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Pugel handily wins DMACC board

    Jasper County residents turned out in large numbers to support Joe Pugel Tuesday night, sending the 5th District incumbent back to DMACC’s board for a ...
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • 4 for 4, all NCSD board candidates win election

    All four candidates for the Newton Community School District Board secured a seat on Tuesday. When ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Authorities seek help in finding man charged with vehicular homicide

    Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a man with several warrants, including vehicular homicide and first-degree burglary.
    Sept. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • ‘Never forget’

    For an ever-growing portion of the population, Sept. 11, 2001 is a topic they learned about in school. For the majority of Americans, it is a day that ...
    Sept. 12, 2017 - 11:16 am