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  • Hearing before trial may shift Supino’s defense

    The double first-degree murder trial of Theresa “Terri” Supino, who is accused of the March 3, 1983 murders of 20-year-old Steven Fisher and 17-year-o ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Work session to deal with Berg, reconfiguration

    Over several months, members of the Newton Community School District board have tackled potential reconfiguration and major issues with the Berg Compl ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Marble Club to provide learning experience

    The Iowa Marble Club will have its inaugural meeting Saturday at the Prairie City Community building with a goal to share information about marbles an ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Budget talks continue for city council

    Budget discussions are set to continue and three ordinances will be up for final consideration at the Newton City Council meeting Monday.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Newton Christian FIRST team places second at state

    Chappy, it seems, can do nearly anything.The Lego-built robot not only can detect colors, high-five ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • FFA chapters visit Capitol

    Reps. Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia), left, and Dan Kelley (D-Newton), right, met with FFA Chapters from Newton, Baxter and Lynnville-Sully at the Capito ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Aktion Club celebrates Kiwanis

    Members of the Newton Aktion Club helped celebrate the 100th birthday of Kiwanis International with a cake after Wednesday’s regular club meeting. Kiw ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Newbotics’ bid for state comes up short

    Newton High School’s “Newbotics” team was not one of four teams to emerge from a Jan. 10 qualifier for a state-championship competition.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Roush named to Grinnell College dean’s list

    GRINNELL — Lauren Roush, of Kellogg, daughter of Christopher and Regina Y. Roush, has been named to the Grinnell College dean’s list for the fall seme ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Local students named to Warburg dean’s list

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 521 students who made the 2014 fall term dean’s list.Those ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Local students make academic lists at Simpson

    INDIANOLA — Britney Samuelson, of Monroe, was named to the Simpson College president’s list for the fall semester. To be named to the president’s list ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • O.W.L.S. ‘Green Fire’ movie showing

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program Feb. 11 at the Jasper County Armory/Annex, 1030 W. Second St. S. ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Knights of Columbus to host spelling bee

    The Knights of Columbus will again be hosting a spelling bee Saturday at the Capitol II Theatre. All fourth through seventh graders from the Newton ar ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Newton Opera Guild season to begin on Feb. 8

    The Newton Opera Guild of the Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) will launch the 2015 season with an opening meeting at 1:45 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Garden Room ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    Amelia Schoeneman, Congressman Dave Loebsack’s district representative, will offer office hours from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 at Unc ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:31 am
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