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  • County locks in 2.75% wage increase for officials

    A 2.75 percent wage increase for five county elected officials was approved on Tuesday. Also, for the first time in eight years, the Jasper County Boa ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Flying High

    Rock Creek State Park’s campground was full of roaming Canadian Geese Tuesday afternoon, with dozens of birds flocking to the lake. Residents of the a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • , to visit Sacred Heart

    Sunday The Rev. Thom Hennen, Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Davenport, will concelebrate Mass at 9 a.m. Sunday and preach. This is the first ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Financial Peace University at CHAC

    Community Heights Alliance Church will be holding a nine week Financial Peace University course starting Tuesday. Classes will be at 6:30 p.m. every T ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:56 am
  • Howard Street Christian Church receives active shooter training

    Members of the Howard Street Christian Church in Colfax participated in an active shooter training class Sunday presented by the Jasper County Sheriff ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Trump moves leave LGBT groups, religious conservatives wary

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and religious exemptions have put two constituencies on edge: LGBT advocates already ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Concert and free sharing supper at Kellogg United Methodist Church

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free supper at 6 p.m. on Saturday. This free meal will be served in the fellowship hall and all are invite ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Zeta Chapter to meet Thursday

    The Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will meet at 5:45 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held at the United Presbyterian Churc ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Melania Trump: White House public tours to resume March 7

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Chuck Grassley can tell his wife that White House public tours are resuming on March 7.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Walker, Iowa Republicans talk before union vote

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he spoke with Republicans in neighboring Iowa as they prepared to vote on a bill that would elim ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Iowa woman gets probation in lottery theft case

    STORM LAKE — A northwest Iowa woman who tried to have her boyfriend claim a $250,000 lottery prize has been given probation.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Man gets probation for texting and driving

    FORT DODGE — A central Iowa man has been sentenced to probation for texting when his pickup truck collided with a car, killing two people. Twenty-one- ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Oil pipeline battle continues

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The disputed four-state Dakota Access pipeline could be moving oil in as little as a month, though opponents are promising to co ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Audit: No proof ISU president had waivers for guns

    AMES — An audit is questioning whether Iowa State University President Steven Leath violated policy by storing and transporting firearms in campus hou ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Newton man collides with semi, charged with drunk driving

    A Newton man is charged with drunken driving after he collided with a semi truck Sunday evening.Ryan ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:24 am