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  • Cancer patient avoids prison for growing marijuana

    DAVENPORT (AP) — A dying Iowa man who grew marijuana to treat terminal cancer was sentenced to probation Tuesday, avoiding prison even as he defended ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts ice cream social Thursday

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host its Fall Ice Cream Social from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall of the church, 417 Second St. ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Primetime potluck and program Monday

    Primetime Fellowship of Community Heights Alliance Church will host a potluck meal and program by Lisa Blommers and Tyler Richards at 6 p.m. Monday in ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • School board urged to return Emerson Hough to elementary school

    School Improvement Advisory Committee members Chantelle Lundberg, Sara Van Manen, Paula Klosterboer and Tammy Parriott recommended that the board of e ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Four buildings to be demolished by city

    Three buildings located south of Skiff Medical Center and one a block southeast on East Fourth Street North were boarded up and marked for demolition, ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Johnson Aviation former owner, founder honored

    Lisa NasalroadAccounts Manager Johnson Aviation, Inc. 641-792-1292 (Office) nasalroadlisa@hotmail.com Earl Johnson (founder).  The other is Bill Smoth ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Heartland Co-op has merger

    The merger of one of central Iowa’s largest cooperatives, West Des Moines-based Heartland Co-op, with United Western Coop became official this month.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Reasnor native involved in research on greenhouse gas

    CROOKSTON, Minn. — Nate Harthoorn, of Reasnor, a junior majoring in natural resources, has been involved in a research project focused on greenhouse g ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Severe storm targeting Iowa

    A severe storm system is expected to hit Iowa starting late this afternoon and last into the night, including risks of severe weather with damaging wi ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Kid Assist to hold open house

    Kid Assist Inc. is holding an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Friendship House, located at 213 N. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • NCRC assessment offered Sept. 15-17 at DMACC

    The National Career Readiness Certificate assessment is being offered at no cost from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 15 to 17 at DMACC Newton Campus.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Recorder's office open limited hours Wednesday

    The Jasper County Recorder’s Office will be closed for part of the day on Wednesday to host a statewide software meeting.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Local DAR chapter to meet Saturday

    The Grinnell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Centre for Art & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • NPD silent auction set for Saturday

    The Newton Police Department will have a silent auction from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the back lot of the police department, 101 W. Fourth St. S.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Warner reunion set for Saturday

    The Warner family reunion is set for 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Maytag Park west shelter house. ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:18 am
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