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  • Sacred Celebration: Sams Cemetery honors Civil War veterans, children

    MINGO — During a two-hour long ceremony at Sams Cemetery on Saturday, wind chimes provided a constant sound for visitors who gathered to honor Iowa’s ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Hundreds ‘Rock the Quarry’

    COLFAX — Late night rainfall caused some disruption during the Rock the Quarry concert at Quarry Springs Park in Colfax Saturday night, but organizers ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Photo: Police Lives Matter

    Newton Police Chief Rob Burdess speaks with visitors at Fore Seasons Golf Practice Center during a “Police Lives Matter” themed event organized by own ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • One last week for Knabel

    Newton City Administrator Bob Knabel has been helping lead cities for most of his life. Next Monday, ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Photos: Homecoming 2016 — NHS students ‘Save the Day’

    The Newton Cardinals student section celebrates a turnover in the first quarter of Friday’s homecoming game. Cardinal fans had a lot to cheer about as ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Clements ready to serve Newton in new law office

    Bondurant native and current Colfax resident Dusty Clements is branching out by opening her own law firm at Clements Law & Mediation in Newton. Clemen ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Newton man held without bond on stalking charges

    A Newton man is in jail after police say he broke into a woman’s home, allegedly stole property and contacted the woman more than 1,000 times in viola ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Otto Law office hires new associate

    Otto Law Office, PLLC, of Newton has announced the addition of Caitlin Buxton Otto as a new associate to the firm. She will be joining the firm’s prac ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate trends up to 4.2 percent in August

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.2 percent in August from 4.1 percent in July. The state’s jobless ra ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Good News Newton

    • Newton Fall Fest at The Newton Farmers’ Market will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the courthouse. There will be a Ha ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Pheasants Forever Banquet Saturday

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be holding its annual banquet Saturday at Fore Seasons south of Newton. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. w ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Several thousand residents of Cedar Rapids left their homes Sunday as floodwaters began to spill out of the rising Cedar River, an ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Small utilities in Iowa find role for renewable energy

    TRAER (AP) — A single wind turbine was already turning in the breeze several miles away when MidAmerican Energy began work on the Vienna Project, the ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Animal shelter offers safe haven as flooding looms

    CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control shelter is providing a safe haven for pets as flooding looms. Officials hope the offer of shel ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Sioux City man gets life term for shooting death

    SIOUX CITY — A judge has sentenced a Sioux City man to life in prison for the shooting death of a man in the western Iowa city of Sloan.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:07 am