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  • Supino files lawsuit against Jacobsen, Halferty

    A woman acquitted in 2015 of the 34-year-old murders of her estranged husband and his girlfriend at the former Copper Dollar Ranch in Newton has filed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Newton Police Department opens medication drop box

    The Newton Police Department announced Monday the placement of a permanent medication drop box located inside the lobby of the police department.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • County buys nearly $110K in steel for bridges

    Four steel purchases totaling nearly $110,000 were approved on Tuesday to be used on various bridge projects throughout the county. The Jasper County ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • County rolls out secondary roads five year plan

    Eighteen bridges are scheduled to be replaced or rehabilitated during the fiscal year 2018 the Jasper County Engineer’s office announced Tuesday. Engi ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Chapel attendance at University of Dubuque on the rise

    DUBUQUE (AP) — More than 60 people filled the chapel in Blades Hall at University of Dubuque on Feb. 10, clapping along to the music of a student-led ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Newton group comes together to make care kits for Days for Girls

    Helping girls having a brighter future is the goal for the Days for Girls organization. Local Newton residents help further that goal through their wo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Iowa’s top attorney wants to be excused from union lawsuit

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s top attorney wants an outside lawyer to defend a new law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public sector ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Hearing postponed for woman accused of killing ex

    DUBUQUE — A competency hearing for a Dubuque woman accused of beating to death her ex-husband has been rescheduled.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Wells Fargo closes campus in wake of building fire

    WEST DES MOINES — The Wells Fargo campus in West Des Moines has closed in the wake of a fire.Wells F ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • UI campus will be coal-free by 2025, president says

    IOWA CITY— Officials say the University of Iowa in Iowa City will be coal-free by 2025.University Pr ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Lawsuit accuses county officials of sex bias

    SIOUX CITY — Woodbury County’s former social services coordinator has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against county officials. Patty Erickson-P ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Dog owner hospitalized after dog rescued from icy pond

    OYENS — A man was taken to a hospital after he escaped from an icy pond in northwest Iowa where his dog was later rescued. The Plymouth County Sheriff ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Pointed questions greet Grassley, Ernst at public stops

    GARNER (AP) — Iowa’s U.S. senators were met Tuesday with overflow crowds who pointedly questioned them about President Donald Trump’s actions during h ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Newton Lion’s Club hosts first district zone meeting

    The Newton Lion’s Club hosted its first district zone meeting Monday night by featuring speakers from Leader Dogs for the Blind and from Kidsight.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:46 am