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    • 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
  • Amazon to refund Iowa customers over subscription

    DES MOINES— Online retailor Amazon has agreed to refund more than 1,000 Iowa customers over issues regarding a subscription service.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Iowan cleared of theft charge files libel suit

    MASON CITY— A northern Iowa woman whose theft case was dismissed has filed a lawsuit against her former employer, alleging libel and slander.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Library showing 'Ghostbusters' Thursday

    Wilbor or Freegal asking you for a PIN?Logging into Wilbor, Freegal and our library will now require ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Iowa universities want more study on job changes

    IOWA CITY — The presidents of Iowa’s three public universities called Thursday for more analysis before moving forward with a consultant’s plans to re ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Pregnancy Center sees influx

    Since the beginning of the year, the Pregnancy Center of Central Iowa has seen an influx of clients, going from seven appointments in January to 50 in ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • City updates plans for snow removal

    Whether it be weeks or months away, snow will eventually fall and accumulate on the city streets and highways. Public Works Operations Superintendent ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Fittest Newton Challenge

    More than 100 citizens helped Newton, Iowa win the Fittest Newton Challenge by taking part in a mile walk Tuesday. The walk was a part of the Newton v ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Feed the Farmers

    US Bank held its annual Feed the Farmer event during lunch Wednesday at Key Cooperative in Newton and Grinnell. The employees from US Bank used a driv ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Nominations open for 100 Great Iowa Nurses

    IOWA CITY – The 100 Great Iowa Nurses program is excited to announce that nominations are officially open for 2015. Each year, this program recognizes ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Social Security benefits get another tiny increase

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:52 am
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