• $100,000 in stolen motorcycles and parts recovered

    More than $100,000 in previously reported stolen motorcycles and parts were discovered Tuesday during a search of a Colfax man’s storage location. Joe ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Community marketing board holds first meeting

    Four members of the newly formed Newton Community Marketing Board met for the first time on Wednesday with thoughts, ideas and opinions flowing freely ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Newton Fire Department issues consumer alert

    The Newton Fire Department warning residents about a company that is falsely claiming to raise money for the fire department.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Towns along Chichaqua trail announce 30-year anniversary events

    MINGO — On the patio during summer bike nights at Greencastle Tavern in Mingo, there are typically two types of bikers — riders in leathers, denim and ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Parks board to make funding for fireworks a priority

    Fundraising for the Fourth of July fireworks display was the main topic of discussion at the park board meeting on Wednesday. More than $4,000 still n ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Photos needed: Iowans killed or missing in the Korean War

    WATERLOO — The Grout Museum District, 503 South St., is opening a new temporary Korean War exhibit in the summer of 2017. The exhibit will feature “Fa ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • RSVP’s MLK Day of Service rescheduled

    Newton Daily NewsVolunteers with RSVP of Jasper County (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) will be ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Former clerk pleads guilty in misspending case

    NEOLA — The former city clerk for Neola in southwest Iowa has pleaded guilty to misconduct after state officials found misspending or mishandling of h ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Hearing sought for man accused of voting twice

    DES MOINES — A defense attorney says a Des Moines woman accused of voting twice in the 2016 general election might not be competent to stand trial.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Reported gunman turns out to be accidental shooting

    NORTH LIBERTY — Police say an Iowa man who claimed he was shot by a random gunman was actually the victim of an accidental shooting.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Funding problems could delay Iowa education plans

    DES MOINES (AP) — Two education initiatives created to improve Iowa schools could be at risk of delay or even scuttled due to budget shortfalls.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Bill Maher to appear at the DM Civic Center in May

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to present comedian, political commentator, and talk show host Bill Maher at the Des Moines Civic C ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Man pleads guilty, gets life for 2015 fatal shooting

    ADEL— A man charged with killing another man in Waukee has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and has been sentenced to life in prison without paro ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • 13-year-old charged with attempted murder

    FORT DODGE — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder for shooting a man just a few blocks from an elementary school i ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Iowa City won’t help feds enforce immigration laws

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa City leaders have decided the city won’t help federal officials enforce immigration law.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:31 am