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  • MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team compete in Webster City

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team traveled to Webster city for their last meet before the USTA Iowa State Championships.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Ag Day at Newton High

    Dozens of Newton Community School District elementary students visited Newton High School on May 12 to learn about animals, farming and more from NHS ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Memorial Day ceremonies set for Jasper County

    Area volunteers will be making their annual Memorial Day ceremonial presentations again this year. Several volunteer clean-up or maintenance efforts a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • City continuing work on effective, efficient governance

    The city’s progress in the area of having an effective, efficient, democratic governance was presented to the city council for the second time as a pa ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Farmers near completion of planting season

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Consumer Trends: Beef top of mind in Iowa

    When Iowa consumers think about buying dinner, beef is top of mind. In fact, 82 percent of Iowa cons ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Women marketing grain course starting June 2

    AMES — A four-session course will be offered starting June 2 to assist women in developing a plan for marketing corn and soybeans.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Garage sale to raise funds for JCARL

    The Jasper County Animal Rescue League will host a garage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 3-4 and Jun 10-11 in the space next to Family Video (For ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO endorses Breckenridge

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, has endorsed Wes Breckenridge for House District 29. The local labor council, the South Central Fed ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Benefit planned for Balek family at McCann Center

    A Balek Family Benefit will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the McCann Center in Newton.The event will inc ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Dinners on Tuesday, a free meal, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Christian Life Church, 421 S. Second Ave W. in Newton. Everyone welcome. Dinner ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Iowa City police chief to retire, head association

    IOWA CITY — The Iowa City police chief is retiring after leading the department for over a decade. City officials announced Monday that Police Chief S ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • High school students at closing school receive scholarships

    FARMINGTON (AP) — A Farmington high school that’s closing its doors has given college scholarships to each of its students.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Former supervisor gets probation, restitution

    ALLISON — A former Butler County supervisor convicted of theft in a plea deal has been given probation and ordered to pay back nearly $1,900. Mark Rei ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Man convicted of killing Iowa lawmaker’s two sisters

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury in Pennsylvania convicted a man Monday in the slayings of two neighbors — sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker — and now must de ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:43 am