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  • Student builders home completed, open house scheduled for Friday

    The DMACC/Newton Rotary Student Builders home in Newton’s Eastgate Meadows subdivision was finished last weekend, and an Open House is scheduled from ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • EFSP funds allocated to Jasper County, applications due Aug. 18

    Jasper County has been awarded federal funds through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency.
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • November trial for man charged in Iowa stabbing

    SPIRIT LAKE — A November trial has been scheduled for a northwest Iowa man accused of stabbing a man and punching a woman. Court records say 29-year-o ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Employee suspected in theft of around $20K from church

    MARSHALLTOWN — A Marshalltown woman has been accused of stealing around $20,000 from the church where she worked.
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Man to change plea to guilty in deadly Iowa jail escape

    COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — A man charged with killing a sheriff’s deputy and wounding another while escaping from an Iowa jail will plead guilty, prosecuto ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Iowa man sentenced for vehicle hit of South Dakota officer

    TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — An Iowa man accused of assaulting a South Dakota police officer with his vehicle has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • 5 years of 7 percent tuition hikes proposed for ISU

    AMES (AP) — The interim president of Iowa State University is proposing resident undergraduate tuition increases of 7 percent in each of the next five ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Man arrested in Iowa house fire that killed 2 girls in May

    GUTHRIE CENTER — Law enforcement officials have charged an Ames man in a May house fire at Guthrie Center that killed two young girls.
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Woman accused of stealing from trucking firm

    CALUMET — A northwest Iowa woman has been accused of stealing more than $24,000 while working at a trucking company.
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Anti-violence activist charged with child endangerment

    DES MOINES — Authorities say the founder of a Des Moines anti-violence organization has been accused of hurting a child in her care.
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Baxter completes transition to Bolts

    BAXTER — The only piece of the CMB Raiders era left around the campus at Baxter Community Schools is a small Raiders logo on the sidewalk in front of ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • National Safe Digging Day is 8-11

    GRIMES — It is no accident that National Safe Digging Day is Aug. 11, providing an important reminder about the state law requiring everyone to dial 8 ...
    Aug. 10, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • JCHD brings space concerns before county supervisors

    To continue the months of discussion on the Jasper County Annex Building, the Jasper County Board of Health brought its concerns about the county heal ...
    Aug. 9, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Smoke on the Water BBQ contest, benefit returns this month

    Get ready to chow down on some savory BBQ this month all while donating to a local woman’s fight against cancer.
    Aug. 9, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Book aims to ease pain still felt by Vietnam vets

    When Bud Pickett came home from Vietnam in 1967 he didn’t get a ticker tape parade. The Newton native figured out pretty quick he’d be better off if h ...
    Aug. 9, 2017 - 10:37 am