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  • Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

    LONDON (AP) — Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Traffic cameras observe, speed up Iowa traffic

    WEST DES MOINES (AP) — New traffic cameras are helping move Iowa commuters through the Des Moines area.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Report says corn and soybean crop ahead of schedule

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released weekly by the United ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline the annual steak fry for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return to the ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Woman reported dead during Michigan flood is alive

    STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A woman who city officials said died in massive flooding this week in the Detroit area has a message to share.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • ISA announces new and returning directors

    ANKENY – The Iowa Soybean Association Board of Directors will seat four new members during its September meeting, including the Midwest Farm Mom of th ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Direct Farm Ownership Loan program to provide assistance

    DES MOINES — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Farm Service Agency Executive Director, John Whitaker, announced Monday that farmers and ranchers ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Scrimmages this week

    The NCMP Aquagirls have a scrimmage swim meet Tuesday at Maytag Pool. The swimming events begin at 5 p.m. There will also be several diving events.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Thomas Jefferson introducing new traffic policies

    Traffic jams at drop-off and pick-up times at Thomas Jefferson Elementary has become a common occurrence over the last few years, and now principal Li ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Buses back on the roads

    When students in the Newton Community School District return to classes on Tuesday, it will also mark the return of school buses to the roads. More ve ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Peck children enjoy sculpture tour

    Children from Peck Child Development Center recently took an art/sculpture tour led by Linda Klepinger of the Centre for Arts & Artists. The tour incl ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Final summer weekend events draw a crowd

    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • City seeks citizen input with online surveys

    As a part of the two year check of Newton’s Comprehensive Plan, the city is hosting two online surveys on its website.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Booster Club looks for new members

    The Newton Athletic Booster Club is looking to boost its memberships this school year.A membership p ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Custom, 3D art a specialty at Duckie Diva's

    Starting as an in home business in January, Duckie Diva’s found out quickly it needed a little more space and privacy. That brought owners Amanda Van ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:27 am
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