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  • Iowa football player mistaken for robber, held at gunpoint

    IOWA CITY— A University of Iowa football player says he was playing “Pokemon Go” in a public park when he was mistaken for a suspected bank robber, su ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Unusual rainfall over 2 weeks helps alleviate Iowa dry spots

    DES MOINES — The past two weeks have been very wet across most of Iowa with the statewide average rainfall total nearly double the normal amount. In a ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Democrats release survey showing Medicaid problems

    DES MOINES — Democratic lawmakers have released a survey that says some health care providers are not being paid properly under Iowa’s privatized Medi ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • WENS is solid, but not only alert format

    Being signed up to receive notifications with a wireless emergency notification system, or WENS, is highly recommended, says Jasper County Emergency M ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • UI students work to preserve Newton murals

    The sculptures and murals located throughout town reflect the strength of the art culture in Newton, but with time and deterioration, some of those vi ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Grand opening promotes fishing, hiking at Quarry Springs Park

    COLFAX — Many families battled the heat Saturday spending the morning at one of Jasper County’s newest attractions, Quarry Springs Park in Colfax, for ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Ridiculous Day returns to downtown Newton

    Save your pennies, Ridiculous Day in downtown Newton is Saturday.Back at the end of July, Ridiculous ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Iowa house prices, sales increased in June

    June house sales increased 3.8 percent from a year ago and prices were up 2 percent, the Iowa Association of Realtors said. 
    July 25, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Doyle & DeVoe have fun and get creative

    Business often have to find new and creative ways to promote their work. That is exactly what Doyle & DeVoe Iowa Realty has been doing for more than 1 ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Another creep higher sends S&P 500 to record high, again

    NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another lazy drift higher for stocks and another record high.The Standa ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa unemployment rate nudged up in June

    Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4 percent in June from 3.9 percent in May, according to Iowa Workforce Development ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Iowa Youth Chorus Children’s Choral Camp will begin at 5 p.m. Monday at Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. Iowa Youth Chorus is offering a ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Bicycle rider dies after collision with truck Sunday

    GLENWOOD — A bicyclist participating in the annual ride across Iowa was killed Sunday after colliding with a pickup truck near Glenwood.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa store uses honor system for payment

    DONAHUE (AP) — The huge corn statue right out front might be the most photographed part of the Country Cupboard in Donahue. But it’s not the most talk ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Police investigate fatal shooting Sunday morning

    DES MOINES— Des Moines police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place early Sunday.The sh ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am