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  • Tickets to ‘Dirty Dancing’ on sale Monday

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts will present the Iowa premiere of“Dirty Dancing — The Classi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Tips for coping with severe summer heat

    Hot summer temperatures, especially those that last for several days, are very dangerous and can cause death, especially for the elderly, young people ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Iowa State Fair Sew-In celebrates anniversary

    DES MOINES — The Iowa State Fair invites fairgoers to join the Fabric and Threads department for the seventh annual State Fair Sew-In.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Middle school party Saturday at Maytag Pool

    Maytag Pool will host at middle school pool party from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The party is open ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Lions Club to host can drive

    The Newton Lions Club is hosting a can and bottle drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Edward Jones office, 1402 First Ave. E. Please drop off yo ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Wellness Coalition planning Thanks with Franks activity

    The Newton Wellness Coalition plans to participate in Thanks with Franks again this year, with a slightly different activity the group decided Wednesd ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Waterloo whitewater, kayak park proposed to city officials

    WATERLOO — A $2.6 million whitewater park and kayak course has been proposed along the east bank of the Cedar River in downtown Waterloo. Plans for a ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Charges dropped in port-a-potty sex assault

    IOWA CITY — A judge has dismissed charges filed against a Coralville man accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside a port-a-potty near the Univers ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Perry dials back Christian appeal in Iowa, cites job record

    CLEAR LAKE (AP) — Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa barbecue crowd about the strong economy back in Texas, drew laughs comparing President Barack Obama to ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • JCARL to host baby shower Saturday in Newton

    You’re invited to a baby shower, but this is not for your typical newborn. The Jasper County Animal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Iowa patrol: Man led chase before car left road

    DES MOINES — Authorities said a man leading a car chase in central Iowa reached speeds of more than 100 mph before his vehicle flew off the road and i ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Credit union robbery linked to ‘AK-47 Bandit’

    MASON CITY — Federal authorities believe a man who used an assault rifle to rob a credit union in Iowa is the “AK-47 Bandit” believed to have held up ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Two arrested in string of local burglaries

    Two Newton men are charged in a string of local burglaries at area businesses including the Fore Seasons Golf Center and at least three other business ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Multiple fire departments respond to machine shed fire

    Four fire departments were needed to knock down a fire southwest of Newton on Wednesday. Crews from ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:26 pm
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