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  • NCSD Board to address first steps of Berg rebuild

    Since a public bond vote in a Sept. 13 election brought the needed 60 percent approval for the Newton school district to proceed with a $33 million pr ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Photo: Newest Newton youngster completes 1,000 book mark

    Jane Damman, 4, pictured with her little sister Jenna, recently completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Newton Public Library. Th ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Berg Middle School still alive in contest

    Berg Middle School is still alive in a Facebook contest that has a $1,000 prize toward health or exercise projects.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • DMACC announces summer graduates

    Des Moines Area Community College recently announced its 2016 summer semester graduates. Those recognized from your area include:
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Free youth mentored hunt offered by Pheasants Forever

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be offering a youth mentored hunt onOct. 15 for you ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Newton Public Library sign up month concludes next week

    Library Card Sign-Up MonthHelp us celebrate Library Card Sign-up month. Teens and adults are invited ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Driver in fatal hit-and-run sentenced to prison

    DES MOINES — A driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run crash in Des Moines has been sentenced to five years in prison.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • More cities mobilizing for flooding along Cedar River

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Authorities in Cedar Falls, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids and other cities are mobilizing resources to handle flooding from the Cedar River.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Board again delays ruling on Kinnick-inspired house

    IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Board of Adjustment has again delayed a ruling on whether to let a couple build a 7,500-square-foot home designed to resembl ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Swollen river overtops levee in northeast Iowa town

    CLARKSVILLE — The police chief says several people have been forced from their Clarksville homes by floodwater from the swollen Shell Rock River.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Police: Man locked girlfriend in home he tried to burn

    SIOUX CITY — A Sioux City man has been charged with arson and other counts after police say he locked his live-in girlfriend in their home before tryi ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Preston Lodge in Prairie City to host weekend fish fry

    The Preston Lodge No. 218 in Prairie City is hosting a fish fry dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday at 407 W. Second St. in Prairie City. Proceeds wil ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Baxter police asking for public's help in dog attack

    BAXTER — The Baxter Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the owner of a dog which bit and injured a 9-month-old boy on Wedne ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • The Ira Five: Part I

    Editor's Note: This is the first in a two-part series about a unique set of brothers and two other young men from the Ira area known as the Ira Five.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Constitution Day invokes political discussion, participation

    Each year, Newton DMACC Campus hosts its annual Constitution Day celebration to recognize and honor the United States Constitution. On Wednesday, staf ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:53 am