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  • Mixed martial arts promoter gets 3 months for tax crime

    DAVENPORT — A mixed martial arts promoter in eastern Iowa has been given three months in prison for filing a false federal tax return.
    July 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Tyson offers to buy out lease on closed Iowa plant

    CHEROKEE — Tyson Foods is offering to pay $400,000 to buy out its remaining lease on a plant it closed in 2014 in the northwest Iowa town of Cherokee. ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Hy-Vee theft suspect chased, arrested

    A Newton man was arrested and taken to Jasper County Jail on Thursday morning after a theft at a grocery store and a short chase.
    July 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Governors descend on Iowa to focus on policy, not politics

    DES MOINES (AP) — For a change, governors will get to see Iowa without campaigning for the White House.
    July 15, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Police scour lake where human foot was found

    BURLINGTON — Police are scouring a small eastern Iowa lake looking for additional human remains, weeks after a decomposed human foot was found near a ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Iowa State officials plan nearly $731K residence renovation

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State officials want permission to spend nearly $731,000 to renovate the deck and grounds at the president’s residence in Ames.
    July 15, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Man adds $250,000 to $77,777 in lotto winnings

    DES MOINES — A Des Moines man has added $250,000 to this year’s winnings from the Iowa Lottery.In Fe ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Herbicide blown onto ag workers, authorities say

    MARSHALLTOWN — Iowa authorities say 15 agricultural workers were exposed to a herbicide while working north of Conrad in Grundy County. The workers we ...
    July 15, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Reading programs continue at the Newton library

    Summer Reading for AdultsThe Newton Public Library’s Summer Reading program has been a longtime favo ...
    July 15, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • School busing times still being sorted out

    While the bus routes and districting has been completed to accommodate the Newton Community School District’s reconfiguration, there are still some tr ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Veterans commission discusses best ways to document work

    When the Veterans Affairs Commission met Wednesday, there was a lengthy discussion about how the Veterans Affairs office could best document its activ ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Skiff looking to expand OR

    Skiff Medical Center is making plans to upgrade is operating room and endoscopy suite. Skiff is requesting more than $497,000 in funds from the city t ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • ADA work planned for Woodland Park

    Steps are being taken to make Woodland Park more accessible. As part of the city’s efforts to remove barriers and create accessibility for people wit ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Prairie Days schedule released

    The Prairie City Celebration Commission released the official schedule for Prairie Days 2016.The sch ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Local task force provides welcome bags for all babies

    Jasper County Maternal and Child Health Task Force has achieved their July 1 goal by getting welcome bags and a community resource guide of pregnancy ...
    July 14, 2016 - 11:43 am