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  • Four candidates declare for school board

    Four candidates have thrown their hats into the ring this summer, and the Newton Community School District Board will feature some new faces this fall ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Newton jazz quartet dances in Bill Riley Talent Search semi-finals

    DES MOINES — You’ve just danced your heart out in front of more than 1,000 people and a group of judges is huddled off stage to decide your fate, ther ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Rooms with a view

    Visitors to the open house for the new endoscopy suite at Skiff Medical Center Thursday are greeted at the doorway with an inflatable colon showing th ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Busing changes at Berg

    Due to ongoing construction at Berg Middle School, buses will be in a new location when school starts next week. Newton Community School District admi ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Marketing board discusses potential events for Newton

    The Newton Community Marketing Board discussed several upcoming opportunities for the city including a possible invitation to be a RAGBRAI host city d ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Photographers capture the judges eye in ISF competition

    DES MOINES — Photographers from around the country submitted their best work into the Photography Salon competition judged prior to the start of the 2 ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Golden “K” Kiwanis donate to NHS

    Barb Carroll of the Newton Golden “K” Kiwanis presented a $750 scholarship check to Allison Winchell of the Newton High School.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Weekend programs at Lake Red Rock

    Saturday, Aug. 19, Bird Watching Hike, 8 a.m. at North Overlook Picnic AreaLearn some of the basics ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Woman who tried to vote twice for Trump gets probation

    DES MOINES — An Iowa woman charged with attempting to vote twice for Donald Trump last fall has been sentenced to two years of probation and a $750 fi ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Powerball jackpot climbs to $510M, 8th largest

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Student who faced harassment allowed to switch schools

    DES MOINES — A western Iowa teenager who faced harassment at school has been allowed to enroll in another district after his local school board denied ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • 14-year-old bicyclist struck and killed in eastern Iowa

    MUSCATINE — Authorities say a 14-year-old bicyclist died after she was struck by a car in eastern Iowa.
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Iowa patrol recruits needed treatment for heat at academy

    JOHNSTON — The Iowa Department of Public Safety is confirming that recruits at its basic training academy were treated last month for heat-related ill ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Discovery of bat colony to delay start of Iowa school

    GEORGE — The start of the school year at one northwestern Iowa school district has been delayed after a colony of bats was discovered in a second-floo ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Parent company of former Iowa casino owner added to lawsuit

    SIOUX CITY — The parent company of a former Iowa riverboat casino has been added to a lawsuit seeking nearly $2 million in unpaid revenue-sharing fund ...
    Aug. 18, 2017 - 10:13 am