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  • Community Calendar

    • Kellogg Lions Club Pancake Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at Cabin in the park in Kellogg. The Kellogg fire department and EMTs will benefi ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Frozen Fins tourney canceled

    Jasper County Conservation’s second annual Frozen Fins Ice Fishing Tournament has been canceled due to ice conditions. For any questions contact Greg ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Resentencing set for man who was 14 when he killed cousin

    CHARLES CITY — A Charles City man is scheduled to be resentenced Thursday for killing his 3-year-old cousin.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Iowa man’s body found after fire at his home, officials say

    NEVADA — Authorities say a man’s body was found after a suspicious fire extensively damaged his home in the Story County city of Nevada. The fire was ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Democrats propose bill to end Medicaid privatization

    DES MOINES — Iowa Senate Democrats said Thursday that they plan to pass a bill next week that would halt Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to turn ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Iowa Republicans look to eliminate ‘sanctuary cities’

    DES MOINES — Republicans in the Iowa House are seeking to force police and sheriffs’ offices to tell U.S. immigration officials when they have someone ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Kids Count: Iowa children and families make some gains

    Iowa children are showing continual improvement in their health and education conditions, but there’s no room for complacency, according to new data r ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Iowan playing key role in tracking imperiled wildlife

    Peering through binoculars, a citizen scientist is watching a huge nest in a tree that is home to two bald eagles and their young — or are there three ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • May trial set for man accused of beating mother to death

    LE MARS — A May trial has been scheduled for a man accused of killing his mother in northwest Iowa. Jonathan Neunaber has pleaded not guilty to first- ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Family of 8 taken to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning

    NEWELL — A northwest Iowa family of eight was taken to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning. Newell Fire Chief Bruce Erie says the family woke u ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Jasper Community Foundation grant applications available now

    The Jasper Community Foundation is announcing its request for grant proposals for 2016. The Foundation recently received its 2016 award allocation to ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • DMACC’s announces fall semester graduates

    Nearly 800 students graduated from the Fall semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West Campuses.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Kaldenberg named to Upper Iowa University’s fall dean’s list

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the dean’s list for the 2015 Fall semester. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Newton student names the NWC dean’s list

    ORANGE CITY — Emily Law, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, has earned a spot on the academic dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Former Newton man honored for excellence in promotional marketing campaigns

    IRVING, Texas — Dan Livengood, former Newton resident, won the Gold Pyramid Award recently in the 2016 Pyramid Award Competition, sponsored by Promoti ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am