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  • County takes step toward another I-29 interchange

    SIOUX CITY— The Woodbury County Board has taken a step down what could be a 10-year journey for another Interstate 29 interchange. The board committed ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Officials warn residents of phone call scam

    CLINTON — Officials in an eastern Iowa community are warning residents to beware phone call scammers posing as someone with the sheriff’s office and d ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Iowa Dems say wage theft bill would curtail fraud

    DES MOINES — A bill introduced in the Senate would curtail wage theft in Iowa by requiring businesses to be more direct with workers about employment ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Admissions change affects students without class rank

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s three public universities may soon have a more uniform admissions policy for students from the growing number of high schools that ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Council dismisses volunteer firefighters

    SHELBY — The city council in western Iowa’s Shelby has dismissed the town’s volunteer firefighters.
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Sex abuse lawsuit against Scouts partially dismissed

    DES MOINES — An attorney says a sex abuse lawsuit against the Scouts and a former scoutmaster has been partially dismissed. The lawsuit was filed in J ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Vandals turn on faucet, flood Iowa high school

    EPWORTH — Classes were cancelled at an eastern Iowa high school after vandals broke into the building and turned on a water faucet, flooding part of t ...
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Three vehicle crash near downtown Newton

    Two people were sent to Skiff Medical Center following a three-vehicle crash near downtown Newton Wednesday morning.
    NEW: Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Copper Dollar Ranch photos

    Photos from the Copper Dollar Ranch coverage by the Newton Daily News ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Berg reading teachers take spotlight

    A few times per year, the Newton Community School District leadership makes trips to various campuses for board meetings.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • City seeking public input on camper parking

    The city of Newton is seeking public input for camper and trailer parking rules through a survey available on the city’s website. After talking about ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Future of Westwood Golf Course discussed by council

    Whether or not to keep Westwood Golf Course became a major discussion point at Newton’s City Council budget meeting Monday. After discussing the pros ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • City employee 8-mile residency requirement under review

    Three topics, including a change to an 8-mile residency requirement restriction were discussed by the Employee Relations Committee at the city council ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Farmers Union petitions IDALS on spray-drift rules

    The Iowa Farmers Union has filed a petition with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship in an effort to get some new pesticide spray- ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Newton FFA beats record fundraising sales

    On Sept. 8, 2014, the Newton FFA kicked off the annual delivery fundraiser “Fruit Sales.” The Newton FFA chapter sold more than $46,000 in fruit, meat ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:07 am
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