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  • Iowa’s unemployment rate below average

    DES MOINES —Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate changed to 4.6 percent in September, a 0.1 percent increase from August. The U.S. unemploymen ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Stocks dip after oil sinks, bad news from Europe

    NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies led U.S. stocks lower in early trading Monday as crude oil sank below $80 a barrel. More disappointing economic news ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Burdess honored as past president of ISPA

    AMES ­— Newton Police Department Lt. Rob Burdess was recognized for his service on the Iowa State Police Association Board of Directors at the 82nd An ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • DCI Offers Cyber Security Awareness Resources

    The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation recognizes October as Cyber Security Awareness Month.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Jasper County Republicans final rally

    The Jasper County Republicans will hold their last rally of the campaign season on Monday.The group ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Online hunter education course to be offered

    The Jasper County Conservation Board and the Emerson Hough Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will offer a Hunter Education Online Field Day class fro ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Events

    • A Bake Sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jasper County Courthouse in Newton. Proceeds go to support the Jasper County Elderly Nutrition progra ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Former President Herbert Hoover remembered in Iowa

    WEST BRANCH (AP) — Fifty years ago the funeral for former President Herbert Hoover attracted more than 75,000 people to his hometown of West Branch, I ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Council Bluffs officials to vote on development

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — The Council Bluffs City Council is set to vote on a proposed development near the city’s riverfront that would include multilevel off ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Police chief to reopen grocery store in Iowa town

    TABOR — The police chief in the small Iowa town of Tabor has agreed to take on another role by reopening the grocery store.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Sioux City schools seeking $45M tax levy

    SIOUX CITY — Sioux City public school district officials are warning that if voters reject a proposed tax levy later this year, the district could be ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • New Iowa clean water rule goes into effect

    DES MOINES — A new Iowa clean water rule designed to increase inspections of livestock farms and provide stricter enforcement when manure spills pollu ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Iowa city considers banning pets from parks

    DURANT — An eastern Iowa city may ban pets from its parks because of complaints about owners failing to pick up after their dogs.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Iowa man gets new bike days after 1st one stolen

    MASON CITY — Two days after an Iowa fast-food worker’s bicycle was stolen from outside the Culver’s restaurant where he worked someone surprised him w ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind?

    CLIVE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, returning to Iowa to headline one of the biggest events on the state’s political calendar, criticized Presiden ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:01 am
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