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  • Christian schools to host guest speaker

    Central Iowa area Christian schools will host an event featuring Ray Vander Laan of “That the World May Know” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Vermeer Audito ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Grain bin fire

    Thursday morning the Newton Fire Department responded to a grain bin fire at a farm along Highway T12, northeast of Newton. A neighbor noticed smoke c ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Neal Smith Family Bike and Hike

    Bring your bicycle and helmet and ride with a ranger from the Prairie Learning Center to the Oak Savanna Trail on the Family Bike and Hike on at 2 p.m ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Seven ways to prepare for fall hunting

    Are you ready for some hunting? Iowa’s most popular hunting seasons are just around the corner. Here are tips and resources to help you get ready:
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Newton Music Boosters to host Fall Festival and Soup Supper Monday

    Newton Music Boosters will host its annual Fall Festival of Music and Soup Supper from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Newton Senior High School cafet ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Iowa panel advances restrictions on turtle trapping

    DES MOINES — An Iowa Department of Natural Resources commission has advanced restrictions on the state’s turtle trapping. The rules approved Thursday ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Woman hurt when car and train collide in NE Iowa

    JANESVILLE — A northeast Iowa woman was injured when the car she was driving collided with a train. Fourty-one-year-old Kimberly Bradfield was hurt We ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Man acquitted of murder sentenced to prison for flight

    WATERLOO — A man acquitted earlier this year in the 2013 death of a teenager has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for fleeing the state af ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Fire guts shop building at asphalt company site

    FORT DODGE — A fire has all but leveled a shop building at an asphalt company operation in Fort Dodge.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Judge: Winner’s lawsuit in lottery-fixing case can continue

    DES MOINES (AP) — The winner of a $9 million state lottery jackpot can continue a lawsuit that contends he would have won millions more if the prior d ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • EPA, Iowa meat processor reach settlement

    POSTVILLE — The federal Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement that requires a kosher meat processing plant in northeastern Iowa to ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Devastated by mishaps, gun-loving county mourns but goes on

    TAMA — Firearms instructor Joshua Casto had drilled gun safety into his children for years. They are a family of hunters, in a part of central Iowa wh ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Two injured in collision

    A two-car collision Oct. 7 left two men injured after one driver reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with another vehicle.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Clothing drive kicks-off Monday, Art on a Cart to be displayed

    Pumpkin Decorating ContestEntries Accepted Oct. 14-21 — Decorate a pumpkin or gourd as your favorite ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Newton Capitol II to host two-night food drive

    Newton Capitol II Theatre will host a Halloween Food and Animal Rescue League Drive at 9:45 p.m. Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 at the theater, 116 First St. N. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:17 pm