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  • Kellogg UMC to host pizza supper Saturday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free pizza supper at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Des Moines Playhouse hosts Teen Improv Night May 9

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Saturday 7:30 to 10 p.m., May 9. Second Saturday is an alternative Saturday night entertainm ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Newton Waterworks explains Cross Connection Control program

    Every drinking water system in Iowa must have a cross connection control program, more commonly known as a backflow prevention program. Backflow preve ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • OWLS program to feature container gardening

    Jasper County Conservation Board will be hosting its monthly program for senior citizens called Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors or OWLS for short.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Spelling Bee is Thursday at Woodrow Wilson Elementary

    The Woodrow Wilson spelling bee finalists were determined recently in a grade level spelling bee. They will move on to compete in the fourth through s ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Taking steps to cure Cystic Fibrosis

    “Team Dana” is once again participating in the Cystic Fibrosis in the Great Strides Walk May 16 in West Des Moines. Great Strides is the largest fundr ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • A tree for Ashlee

    When Ashlee Selders passed away Dec. 28, an outpouring of support came toward her family. When a tree was planted in Selders’ honor last week at Woodr ...
    April 28, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Board can’t reach consensus on reconfiguration date

    Forty-five minutes of discussion didn’t produce a reconfiguration date at Monday’s Newton Community School District board meeting. It didn’t even prod ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Once in a lifetime trip back to South Korea for veteran

    A packed room gathered to listen to Korean War Veteran Marvin Morris and his daughter Jackie Morris speak about their trip to South Korea Monday at th ...
    April 28, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • ISU video game shows what it’s like to farm

    AMES — The early morning crowing of a rooster might be one of the many traditional sounds on a farm. But to some Iowa young people, the sounds they ho ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Noon Kiwanis honors students in April

    Newton Noon Kiwanis recently honored the April students of the month from Newton High School. Pictured, from left, are Margie Criswell President of Ne ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Jury selection for Wright trial begins May 6

    A final pretrial conference in the 2013 dog-mauling death of 4-year-old Jordan Arndt was held Monday in Jasper County District Court and provided a pr ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • ‘Twilight’ imposter pleads guilty to sex abuse

    A 33-year-old California man who allegedly impersonated a “Twilight” actor to entice minors pleaded guilty to third-degree sexual abuse during a plea ...
    April 28, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Wildlife food plot seed now available at JCCO

    Planting food plots is a great way to improve wildlife habitat and diversity. Food plots provide nutrition for wildlife, especially in adverse winter ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:42 am
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