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  • Supervisors candidates express vision for Jasper County

    With two incumbents vying to keep their seat and a new face trying to make waves, the three candidates for the two open seats on the Jasper County Boa ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Caged flock

    MITCHELLVILLE — Beyond the 4.5 meter high chain-link perimeter fencing, and behind the concrete walls of the Iowa Correctional Institution in Mitchell ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Martha Speaks

    A Martha Speaks character visit to Newton on Tuesday was hosted by the Newton Public Library as part of IPTV’s “Ready to learn” program. Martha visite ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • ‘Homework Central’ created to keep Aurora Heights parents updated

    For the last several years, Aurora Heights Elementary School has always pushed its students and staff to embrace using more technology in the educatio ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Allan, Critchfield clash in quest for county recorder seat

    Marshall Critchfield has been touting himself as the fresh set of eyes needed for the Jasper County Recorder’s Office, and his opponent, current deput ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Ladies Night draws a crowd

    More than 30 area vendors drew a large crowd Thursday night for the annual Ladies Night Out event sponsored by the Newton Daily News and Woodstyles. H ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Beggar's night set for Thursday, safety urged

    Children will hit the streets for beggar’s night Thursday in Newton, but before they do, the city police department wants to ensure it’s a safe and su ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • School board to vote on property purchase Monday

    Monday’s meeting of the Newton Community School District Board of Education will shed more light on the district’s recent decision to purchase propert ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Local students earn CC scholarships

    Kandace Breckenridge, Carrie Cunningham, Brooke Porter, Elizabeth Stock, Chandler Sturtz, all from Newton, and Austin Rozendaal, of Sully, earned pres ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Wittrock honored at UI ceremony

    Kathryn Wittrock was among 470 students from the nation honored at the University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center’s recognition ceremony on Oct. 7 in Iowa ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Events

    • TOPS Iowa 927 will meet at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Newton. • Beauty f ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Iowa corrections facility escapees back in custody

    WEST UNION — Authorities say three men who walked away from a residential correctional facility in northeast Iowa are back in custody. The state Depar ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Lions breakfast to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind, JSCS

    The Newton Lions Club will be host a fall pancake breakfast and silent auction from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Jasper County Senior Center, 702 E. T ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Davenport OKs new ordinance on hunting coyotes

    DAVENPORT — The city of Davenport has agreed to let certain residents kill coyotes on their properties.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Dubuque school officials investigate speeding van

    DUBUQUE — Dubuque school officials are investigating an apparently speeding district van caught by another motorist on video. The incident happened Tu ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
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