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  • Neighborhood watch groups hit the streets

    When Heather Fox and her husband Jeff moved to Newton from the east side of Des Moines friends warned them about the town’s unsavory reputation. After ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • ISU Extension celebrates 100th Anniversary

    Frank Faidley always knew there was something special about the 77.5-acre parcel he purchased from his aunt a decade ago, but he had no idea how impor ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Newton man to be sentenced in sex abuse case

    A Newton man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to five counts of second-degree sex abuse in Jasper County District Court.
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • NSNWR announces holiday closings

    The Prairie Learning Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be closing at 1 p.m. Nov. 22 and will also be closed Thanksgiving Day.
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Police ID man shot to death by masked intruders

    AMES — Police have identified a 21-year-old Ames man who died after two masked men burst into his apartment.
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Iowa attorney spends year serving in Afghanistan

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — Volunteer for a special task at work, and the odds increase that your boss is going to look your way the next time someone is needed ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • City may change ordinance to allow pit bulls

    SERGEANT BLUFF — Officials of a city in western Iowa are considering changing an ordinance on vicious animals to allow pit bulls within city limits. T ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Lawmakers could face pressure over Medicaid benefit cut

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature could face pressure next session over its decision earlier this year to reduce a key Medi ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Two officers, another person injured in shooting

    DAVENPORT — Authorities say two Davenport police officers and another person have been injured in a shooting.
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Examiner: Baby likely died of ‘positional asphyxia’

    ANKENY— Authorities say a baby whose parents have been charged with child endangerment died after becoming wedged between her bed and a wall. The Polk ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Twin brothers from Van Meter earn rank of Eagle Scout

    The 4 percent of Boy Scouts that achieve Eagle Scout had its ranks increased by two on Oct. 29.Wyatt ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • EPA invests $12M in loans for Iowa water projects

    DES MOINES — The federal Environmental Protection Agency is adding $12.3 million to a loan fund that will help pay for drinking water projects in Iowa ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate drops to 3 percent

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 3 percent for October. The state’s jobless rate was 3.6 percent one year ago. T ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Good News Newton

    • TPI Newton will be manufacturing mass transit bus bodies for Proterra. Team members are being trained in Rhode Island with Newton to have 109 direct ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Extension will brief farmers on changes to dicamba herbicide use with dicamba tolerant soybean

    Local farmers and Ag professionals have the opportunity to hear the latest information on changes regarding the use of the new formulations of dicamba ...
    Nov. 20, 2017 - 10:03 am