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  • Newton man arrested following car chase

    A Newton man was arrested after leading police on a car chase that ended near Galesburg early Saturday morning.
    June 19, 2017 - 2:02 pm
  • Michener crowned JCF Queen, Holdeman named Princess

    With eight worthy contestants, judges at the Jasper County Fair Queen contest had their hands full Saturday evening.
    June 19, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • Roundup and Rodeo brings life to fairgrounds

    COLFAX — Hundreds from throughout the county and beyond gathered at the Jasper County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon and evening for the county fair’s ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Iowa adds 5,500 jobs in May

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 3.1 percent for the third straight month. The state’s jobless rate was 3.8 perce ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Competition and parade entries deadline July 1

    DES MOINES — July 1 is the deadline to enter the Iowa State Fair Parade and many of the Fair’s competitive events.
    June 19, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Jasper County Conservation hosts Stroller Strut

    Jasper County Conservation Naturalist Katie Cantu, left, leads a nature walk through the paved path at Maytag Park Friday morning. Cantu demonstrated ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:39 am
  • Parking restrictions address safety concerns in south Newton

    Two sections of roadway in Newton were approved for parking restrictions to make the area safer. On East 10th Street South and a connected section of ...
    June 19, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • University of Iowa plans to close club

    IOWA CITY (AP) — An Iowa university plans to close a club that has for decades hosted meetings, wedding receptions and other celebrations to make way ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Iowa officials may privatize city golf course after losses

    COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — After years of losses, officials in a western Iowa city are considering privatizing a 90-year-old city golf course.
    June 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Iowa city to begin $1M downtown restoration project

    WILTON — A nearly $1 million restoration project of buildings in an eastern Iowa city aims to restore some of the charm to the downtown area in hopes ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Motorcyclist killed in northern Iowa collision with car

    KLEMME — Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car in northern Iowa.The ac ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Adoptive brother pleads not guilty in teen Iowa girl’s death

    ADEL — The adoptive brother of 16-year-old girl who died of malnutrition in her family home has pleaded not guilty to four felony charges in connectio ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Man accused of killing parents to undergo mental evaluation

    DAVENPORT — A man accused of killing his parents in Davenport will be undergoing a mental health evaluation.
    June 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Iowa golf course plants garden to supply on-site restaurant

    BETTENDORF (AP) — After they groom the greens and fairways each morning at Palmer Hills Golf Course in Bettendorf, groundskeepers shift their focus to ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Officials ID man who drowned in Cedar River in eastern Iowa

    MOUNT VERNON — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who drowned in the Cedar River in eastern Iowa. The office says in a news release ...
    June 19, 2017 - 10:30 am