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  • Rogers named Main Street Volunteer of the Year

    Danielle Rogers has been named as the Newton Main Street volunteer of the year. Main Street Executive Director Graham Sullivan announced Rogers as the ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • St. Nick’s Christmas Club to hold Italian benefit dinner

    It may be far from Christmas time, but it’s never too early to get into the giving spirit. Italian cuisine lovers can count on a homemade pasta dish w ...
    March 29, 2017 - 3:37 pm
  • NCSD Board authorizes bonds for new Berg building, talks budget

    During its regular meeting Monday night, the Newton Community School Board of Education took another step forward in funding the new Berg Middle Schoo ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Alleys, roadways to be vacated in rural Jasper County

    Several unopened alleys and roadways were approved to be vacated by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The alleys and roadways are loc ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Community Heights to host Parents Night Out

    Community Heights Alliance Church is set to host a Parents Night Out event next month with guest speaker Karen Alexander Doyel.
    March 29, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Spring gathering at St. Paul in Tama

    The Women of the ELCA Lutheran Churches are hosting a Spring Gathering from 8:30 to 11:50 a.m. April at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Tama on the corner ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • St. Luke hosting Last Supper Drama

    St. Luke United Methodist Church is inviting all members of the community to come participate in the presentation of The Last Supper Drama at 10:30 a. ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Time to start controlling plants in Iowa ponds

    Although pond plant growth is not always the same each year; if you had problems using your pond last year, you could have similar problems this year. ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Black Hills Energy offers program to help with heating bill

    GRIMES — April 1 is an important date to observe as the end of the annual Iowa Winter Moratorium (cold weather rule) and rules governing payment arran ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • US Muslims and Jews strengthen bonds amid acts of bigotry

    NEW YORK (AP) — They sat on either end of the congressman’s couch, one a Jewish healthcare executive whose parents fled Germany in 1936, the other the ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Nature Tots Program Saturday at NSNWR

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join a Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge naturalist to read stories, explore outs ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Man to have judge decide his fate in murder case

    LE MARS — A man charged with stabbing his sister to death has chosen to have a judge, not a jury, decide his fate. The Sioux City Journal reports that ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • AP Exclusive: Iowa regulator keeps busy private law practice

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A powerful Iowa regulator has maintained a busy and profitable private legal practice even though a law mandates she devote her “whol ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Lawsuit dismissed over house modeled after Kinnick

    IOWA CITY — Neighbors who had sued to try to prevent an Iowa City couple from building a nearly 7,500-square-foot home modeled after the University of ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Iowa man found dead in semitrailer loaded with grain

    BELMOND — Authorities are investigating the death of a northern Iowa co-op worker whose body was found in a semitrailer loaded with grain.
    March 29, 2017 - 10:00 am