• Days for Girls kits helping women, girls internationally

    A global organization with roots in Newton is working to do its part to give girls a brighter future. Nora Tobin, executive director of Self Help Inte ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Sacred Heart to host trivia

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church is hosting a trivia night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the McCann Center. The cost is $25 per couple or $100 for a table of e ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • What’s up next in the federal trial of Dylann Roof

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jurors are expected to begin deliberations Tuesday as to whether Dylann Roof will receive the death penalty or life in prison ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Ex-lottery official received severance amid jackpot scandal

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A prominent lottery official who was stripped of power after a subordinate allegedly carried out a prolonged jackpot-rigging scheme r ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Woman cited in crash that killed West Des Moines officer

    WEST DES MOINES — A driver has been cited for a Dallas County collision in which a West Des Moines police officer died.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Man gets 25 years for setting fire injured at least 11

    EAGLE GROVE — A Sioux City man has been imprisoned for setting a fire that injured at least 11 people in Eagle Grove.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Surveillance finds no Zika-carrying mosquitoes in Iowa

    AMES — Iowa State University insect experts say an extensive surveillance project last year found that the two mosquito species most associated with ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Wilton officials warn of fines if plant doesn’t stop smells

    WILTON — A smelly manufacturer is frustrating residents of an eastern Iowa city and has prompted officials to warn of possible fines.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Iowa woman gets 5-year suspended prison sentence for theft

    VENTURA — A northern Iowa woman accused of stealing from a breast cancer charity group has been given a five-year suspended prison sentence.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • College campus to get upgrade with extra funds

    DAVENPORT (AP) — An unexpected $2 million generated by the sale of tax credits will enable Scott Community College to add features to a planned downto ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • ‘Yes we did’ — Obama bids farewell in nostalgic last speech

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has bid farewell to the nation in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid econom ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Moscow denies having compromising information about Trump

    MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday denied allegations that the Kremlin has collected compromising information about U ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Trump blasts intel agencies over report on Russia ties

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted U.S. intelligence agencies, blaming them ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Iowa lawmakers begin session amid GOP vows of major change

    DES MOINES — Republican leaders on Monday kicked off the new session of the Iowa Legislature with a promise to make major changes to the workings of s ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:39 am