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  • Post-caucus storm leads to closures

    While this week’s storm held off until after the Iowa Caucuses were completed on Monday night, it still had a significant impact on planned activities ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • PCM voters say yes to $10 million GO bond

    Comment if Passed: First and foremost the school district thanks the civic organizations for hosting us and providing us the opportunity to share the ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Clinton’s margin at county level the result of footwork

    When the Iowa Democratic Party announced Hillary Clinton was a narrow winner of the Iowa Caucus Tuesday afternoon, her supporters naturally celebrated ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 7:18 pm
  • Pastor brings international connection to Prairie City

    PRAIRIE CITY — Cedar Rapids to Prairie City is one of the shortest moves pastor Willy Mafuta has made in his lifetime as he grew up in Africa and earn ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • The Way to host free film screening Friday

    Newton Church of The Way will host a screening of “War Room” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 12 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ makes national tour stop in Des Moines

    Murder is no laughing matter, unless watching “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” which runs through Sunday at Des Moines Civic Center.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Progress stalls on South Second Avenue reconstruction

    Talks were tabled on the South Second Avenue reconstruction project after issues with parking were voiced the Newton City Council at its Tuesday Meeti ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Community Heights to host open house

    Community Heights will be hosting a celebration open house from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. in Newton.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Lenten small groups

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its Lenten Catholic adult small group beginning Monday at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Community Calendar

    • 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.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Coin toss used as tie-breaker in Kellogg Democratic caucus site

    KELLOGG — In certain situations, Iowa Democratic Caucus rules call for a coin toss to determine how many county delegates tied candidates will receive ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Cruz tops Trump in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Ted Cruz, the self-proclaimed outsider and tea party champion, was warmly embraced by conservative Iowa Republicans, whose historic ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Deadlocked

    DES MOINES — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in an extremely tight duel in Iowa’s leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rival ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Grassley miffed at Waters of U.S. veto, filibuster

    U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley isn’t happy about one of President Barack Obama’s most recent vetoes. He’s also upset with the way Congress blocked one of hi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • City working on unified marketing plan

    In an effort to establish an integrated, unified marketing plan for Newton, city council approved plans to bring the city and its stakeholders togethe ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:01 am