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  • Clinton embraces Iowa, Obama in return to state

    INDIANOLA (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state t ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Trial delayed in 2005 slaying of Iowa girl, 5

    WEBSTER CITY (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled for the man accused of killing a 5-year-old northern Iowa girl in 2005.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Manure spill fouls stream in northwest Iowa

    MAURICE (AP) — The Iowa Natural Resources Department is investigating a fish kill caused by manure spilled into a northwest Iowa creek.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Gas buildup forces Iowa school to cancel classes

    NASHUA (AP) — Officials canceled classes Monday at an elementary school in northern Iowa because of a buildup of natural gas.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Iowa farming officials seek punishment for thieves

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa farm officials are seeking to enforce a mandatory minimum sentence for the felony theft of livestock and crops.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Northern Iowa man still missing after a year

    HAMPTON (AP) — A $20,000 reward has been renewed for information that helps authorities find a northern Iowa man who has been missing for the past yea ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Walking through the pain

    If you walk into the hallway of Sue Anderson’s home in Newton, you may notice a wooden mirror with an angel’s head carved into the design. If the mirr ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • NFD never forgets

    Ryan Volk, Blaine Lefler, Mike Browning and Mike Salyers, members of the Newton Fire Honor Guard, participate in the retrieval of the colors at the cl ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Koenen Chiropractic donates school supplies

    Dr. Jay A. Koenen presented Newton Community School District Superintendent Bob Callaghan with school supply donations that were collected from commun ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Buildings come down through D&D program

    Howe Excavating worked to finish demolishing the house at 315 E. 15th St. N. The crew started last week on the house that the city purchased for $7,00 ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Cards House of Apparel helping high school kids in need

    When the original clothing closet closed at Newton Senior High School, it created a void for the students who depended on it.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • City may address more traffic safety concerns

    Two more uncontrolled intersections will be considered for stop signs at the upcoming Newton City Council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The C ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Skiff provides $900k-plus in community benefits

    Skiff Medical Center provides $939,263 in community benefits to Jasper County, according to a recently completed assessment of those programs and serv ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • NKK Points Races set for Saturday

    The Newton Kart Klub will host the NKK Points Races at 4 p.m. Saturday at the track, 2801 E. Fifth St. S. in Newton. Gates open at 2 p.m. and hot laps ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • PEO Chapter HS to meet Tuesday

    Chapter HS of PEO will meet Tuesday for the fall luncheon in the home of Vicki Porter. This is a change of address from the PEO booklet. Sisters A - L ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
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