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  • MidAmerican Energy offers 13 tips to keep farmers safe during harvest season

    DES MOINES —The agriculture sector ranks among the most dangerous in the nation with more than 500 deaths recorded in 2014 and a fatality rate of more ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Francis at the Capitol: Congress and crowds gather

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh from enrapturing crowds all over Washington, Pope Francis is bringing his message of humility and hope to Capitol Hill as he b ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • DMACC joins Partnership for a Healthier America

    Des Moines Area Community College announced it is joining 37 other colleges and universities across the nation to team up with the Partnership for a H ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Information released on Legislative Page program

    DES MOINES — Rep. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program. Each year the Iowa House of Representatives a ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Friends of Newton Parks takes the leash on popular annual race

    The fur will be flying at The Fast & The Furriest 1.5 mile fun run/walk for dogs and their owners.Th ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Distracted driving simulator at DMACC Friday

    In an effort to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving, a driving simulator experience will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fr ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
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    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Events

    • Newton Homecoming Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Newton High School. The route will follow East Third Street South and turn left on North S ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Group censures incoming UI president over ethics

    IOWA CITY — Faculty leaders in the University of Iowa’s largest college have voted to censure the incoming school president over inaccuracies on his r ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Auto shop owner convicted of first-degree murder

    WATERLOO — An auto shop owner in Waterloo has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of a man. A jury returned a guilty verd ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Monroe Smoker Showdown adds car show to event

    MONROE — The Monroe public square will be smoking this Saturday as teams will attempt to barbecue the best meal they can for the second annual Smoker ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Former Iowa teacher pleads guilty in sex-with-students case

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A 30-year-old former Council Bluffs high school math teacher is scheduled to be sentenced in November after being convicted in his se ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Kelley appointed to Iowa Commission on Interstate Cooperation

    DES MOINES — State Representative Dan Kelley (D-Newton) has been selected by House Minority Leader Mark Smith to serve on the Iowa Commission on Inter ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Flood threat lingers in western Iowa

    OMAHA, Neb. — More than 5 inches of rain soaked eastern Nebraska and western Iowa Wednesday, causing street flooding during the morning commute and fo ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Man pleads guilty in heroin distribution case

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute heroin and fentanyl, leading to multiple overdoses and deaths.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
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