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  • Sully Locker damaged in Sunday fire

    SULLY — A fire at the Sully Community Locker is being called a major loss.Area fire departments, inc ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Photo: Armless Archer at DMACC

    Matt “The Armless Archer” Stutzman, of Fairfield, shows how he holds the bow with his feet at a Des Moines Area Community College Diversity Commission ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Local attorney Walker retires from the law

    After 41 years practicing law, attorney Lee “Ken” Walker has retired. Finishing up at the end of September, Walker celebrated his final days at the of ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:53 pm
  • County deputy assessor earns state designation

    Jasper County Chief Deputy Assessor Tracy DeJong recently earned the Iowa Certified Assessor designation from the Institute of Iowa Certified Assessor ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Wells Fargo’s quarterly profit falls amid scandal

    Wells Fargo & Co. reported its fourth straight fall in quarterly profit as it set aside funds for potential legal costs amid a scandal that cost chie ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Winter Clothing Drive at the Newton Public Library

    The Newton Public Library is collecting new cold weather clothing for school aged children until Oct. 29.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Hometown Rewards’ weatherization drive is back

    It is that time of year again. Hometown Rewards is challenging volunteers and homeowners to weatherize Newton.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Vernon celebrates 60 years at The Vernon Company

    In September 2016, Bill Vernon, Chairman of The Vernon Company, marked a career and company milestone by becoming the first person in the company’s 11 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • NDC honors Patriot Converting, Multi Packaging & Printing

    Two businesses, both in the paper industry, were honored on Thursday at the Newton Development Corporation’s annual Salute to Business and Industry lu ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Gambling targeted at Board of Health

    According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, between 3 and 5 percent of all Americans who gamble regularly have a major gambling addiction.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Patient Appreciation

    Koenen Chiropractic hosted its 10th Annual Patient Appreciation Days. Patients brought in cash and food donations to receive complementary care. The c ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Trial set for stalking, burglary case

    A Newton man accused of stalking a woman and breaking into her home in September is set to appear in court next month where he will face a jury trial.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • City administrator search continuing

    Following a detailed search process, the city council is ready to hire a search firm to help replace the city administrator position. The resolution w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Locals awarded ISU scholarships

    AMES — The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University has awarded more than 2,250 scholarships to students for the 2016-17 acad ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Homeschooled students take exclusive rides at Johnson Aviation

    Students eager to learn more about aviation were recently given the opportunity to learn more about their local airport and some even had a chance to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 8:26 am