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  • Local agencies continue to battle with Medicaid transition

    Health care providers in Jasper County are trying to get up to speed on both billing procedures and receiving payments from the state’s three managed- ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • C-M school board to begin discussion on sharing options with Baxter

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo School Board has set itself up for a November regular meeting that will include discussion about C-M’s interest level in reg ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Pheasant season begins Oct. 29

    Iowa’s pheasant hunting tradition will begin another chapter on Oct. 29, when nearly 60,000 hunters will pursue ringnecks during the season opening we ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Harvest Barn Dance Friday at Jasper County Community Center

    Contra dancing returns to the Harvest Barn Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Jasper County Community Center, 2401 First Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • New food poisoning detection and response initiative announced

    The Iowa Department of Public Health announced a new joint initiative with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals that should reduce the impac ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Photo: Walkers support Mental Health Awareness

    Nursing students at Iowa Valley Community College in Marshalltown were among the 80 walkers in the Oct. 15 NAMI of Jasper County Mental Health Awarene ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Deer hunter accidentally shoots himself

    DENISON — Authorities say a 51-year-old man accidentally shot himself on his way into a western Iowa field to hunt deer with his wife. The shooting oc ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Grassley, Judge spar over US Supreme Court vacancy

    SIOUX CITY — Incumbent U.S. Senate Republican Chuck Grassley and Democratic challenger Patty Judge sparred over the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy during ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Trump refuses to say he’ll accept election result

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes, the answer to a debate question seems obvious.Donald Trump, will you ab ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in lottery fraud case

    STORM LAKE — One of three people charged in an Iowa Lottery ticket fraud case won’t be going to trial.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Man burned in house fire found walking to hospital

    WATERLOO — Authorities say paramedics found a man burned in a house fire walking to a hospital in Waterloo.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Madeleine Albright makes stop at vandalized Islamic center

    WATERLOO (AP) — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Wednesday visited an Islamic center in Waterloo that was vandalized over the weekend.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Tribe offers pipeline protesters a place to overwinter

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux’s tribal council has voted to make tribal land available for those protesting the Dakota Access oil pipe ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Engineer offers to buy courthouse in Keokuk

    KEOKUK — A retired civil engineer is offering to buy one of Lee County’s two courthouses if voters next month approve a bond issue to pay for a new, c ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Thalacker presents DMACC fire truck to public

    Tim Thalacker knows there are many components needed for quality firefighter training he’s receiving at DMACC’s Fire Science Academy is the best he ca ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:33 am