• Former Clarke U. employee accused of stealing

    DUBUQUE — A former Clarke University employee has been accused of stealing more than $300,000 from the school in a book vendor scheme.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Grants will help 3 Iowa food pantries

    AMES — Three Iowa food pantries are among 75 across the country that will receive $20,000 grants from Walmart to help pay for renovations and new equi ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Iowa City creates temporary homeless shelter

    IOWA CITY — The Iowa City Council has approved funding for a temporary homeless shelter in a former grocery store to keep people from freezing during ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Teacher accused of inappropriate touching

    TREYNOR — A western Iowa teacher faces additional charges in a sexual exploitation case involving several former students. Pottawattamie County Attorn ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Man in western Iowa shot other man

    MAPLETON — Authorities in western Iowa say a man faces gun charges after another man was found with a gunshot wound.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Iowa man gets 10 years in child death case

    DUBUQUE — An Iowa man has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison after taking a plea deal in the 2012 death of his ex-girlfriend’s son.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Iowa authorities rescue dog from abandoned well

    OELWEIN — Authorities in northeast Iowa have rescued a dog that fell into an abandoned well. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the ow ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • 2015 hunting, fishing licenses on sale now

    Iowans may now begin purchasing 2015 resident hunting, fishing and other licenses.The menu of licens ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Paving the trail

    MONROE — A plan to connect Monroe and Prairie City to Polk County via recreation trails moved a bit closer to fruition last week, as organizers for th ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Wendt to celebrate 100th birthday

    Wendell Wendt, retired assistant publisher of the Newton Daily News will be 100 years old Saturday. Remarkably, Loretta Wendt, Wendell’s wife, will al ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Thunder Nites, Cruisin' to Newton approved for 2015

    Use of the courthouse lawn was approved for the 2015 editions of Thunder Nites and Cruisin’ to Newton at the Jasper County Board of Supervisors meetin ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Home sweet home for The Least of Saints

    The Least of Saints Ministry has found a new home and for Pastor Scott Greene, it could not be a more perfect place. Formerly a bar, the new home, 219 ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • St. Stephen's welcomes new interim priest

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church welcomes the Rev. Karen Crawford as its newly-appointed interim priest, pictured with St. Stephen’s deacon Merle Smith.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Giving to St. Nick's

    Ron Ehresman of the First United Methodist Church men recently presented a check to Polly Malson, St. Nick’s inventory clerk, for the St. Nick’s Chris ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • House exteriors nuisance concern for council

    In a discussion of nuisances in the city, city council members on Monday expressed concern over the exterior coverings of buildings. They decided the ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:50 am
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