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  • Iowa mom whose boyfriend injured baby gets probation

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs woman who left her infant with an abusive boyfriend has been given two years of probation.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Durango woman accused of bilking elderly, ill aunt

    DURANGO — A Durango, Iowa, woman has been charged with theft and elder abuse, accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an aunt who ha ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Authorities release name of woman killed in Sheffield fire

    SHEFFIELD — Authorities have released the name of a 74-year-old woman whose body was found by firefighters in her north-central Iowa home.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Quarry Springs grand opening includes fishing derby, nature hike

    COLFAX — The grand opening of Quarry Springs Park, scheduled for Saturday, will give visitors a full experience of what the newly opened park currentl ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Veterans presented with quilts

    Since 2003, a growing program designed to acknowledge and thank veterans for their service has allowed two Newton-area men to receive something that w ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Monroe youth continues family traditions at county fair

    COLFAX — For many kids at the Jasper County Fair, the experience is a family affair. The same is true for 12-year-old Charly Birkenholtz, who is follo ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • City council favors full-time NHDC director

    To continue the housing efforts in Newton, the city council decided to move forward with a proposal to fund a full-time Newton Housing Development Cor ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Newton Parks Board recaps Fourth of July events

    The Fourth of July fireworks event and other recently completed projects were discussed at the Newton Parks Board monthly meeting Wednesday night at c ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • HALO makes good on one Newton Manufacturing promise

    HALO Branded Solutions this week voluntarily started making payments to suppliers of a bankrupt company acquired by HALO.
    July 21, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Pokémon Party and Safari at the NPL

    Pokémon trainers of all ages are invited to join us for a Pokémon party at the Newton Public Library on Monday.
    July 21, 2016 - 11:17 am
  • Theisen’s community grant applications due Aug. 15

    Applications for 2016 Theisen’s More for Your Community grants are due Aug. 15, two weeks earlier than in past years. More than $250,000 in total gran ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Grinnell DAR Chapter approves new members

    The regular meeting of the Grinnell Daughters of the American (DAR) chapter meeting was held at the Centre of Art and Artists in Newton, with 22 membe ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Jasper County Fair wraps up Thursday with a teen dance from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Colfax.
    July 21, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Commercial Vehicle Group to close plant in eastern Iowa

    MONONA — Another eastern Iowa manufacturer has announced it will close its doors. Commercial Vehicle Group will close its plant in Monona, Iowa. The s ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Microsoft planning third center in central Iowa

    WEST DES MOINES — Microsoft is seeking some state aid for a third data center in West Des Moines.Sta ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:13 am