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  • Research Farm Fall Field Day scheduled for Sept. 8

    KANAWHA — Cover crops, corn rootworms and water quality topics will highlight the fall field day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Iowa State Unive ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Conover elected national Angus Association delegate

    Brice Conover, of Baxter, has been elected as a delegate to the 133rd Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, Nov. 7 at the Indiana ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • More than 80 percent crops in good or excellent condition

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on the courthouse square in Newton. For more information, contact Graham Sullivan at the Newt ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Drop in State Fair attendance blamed on weather

    DES MOINES (AP) — Weather is being blamed for a drop in attendance at this year’s Iowa State Fair.So ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • City clerk get probation after theft conviction

    ORANGE CITY — The former city clerk of Boyden in northwest Iowa has been placed on probation after pleading guilty to stealing money from the city.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Pence doubles down on call for Clinton to end foundation

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on Monday told a crowd in eastern Iowa that Hillary Clinton must shut down her c ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • John Deere says it’s laying off 145 in eastern Iowa

    WATERLOO — John Deere has announced more layoffs at two eastern Iowa plants. Company spokesman Ken Golden said Monday that 115 workers in Waterloo wil ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Judge denies landowners’ request to halt pipeline work

    DES MOINES (AP) — A district court judge on Monday denied a request by Iowa landowners to immediately halt construction of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Concern arises over maintenance of Des Moines Asian gardens

    DES MOINES (AP) — Concern has risen about the maintenance of the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens in downtown Des Moines.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Hate crimes forum planned

    WATERLOO (AP) — A forum scheduled for Tuesday in Waterloo will address hate crimes and bias incidents.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Police identify man pulled from Missouri River

    SIOUX CITY — Sioux City police have identified a man who was pulled from the Missouri River and died later at a hospital.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Newton man awarded in 2016 Iowa State Fair Mr. Legs competition

    DES MOINES — Nick Wolfe, of Ankeny, was awarded the Overall Champion title in the Mr. Legs contest held Saturday on the Bud Light Stage at the 2015 Io ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • School board president dies in tractor accident

    MISSOURI VALLEY — Authorities say a Missouri Valley man has died in a tractor accident.The Harrison ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Wright County approves deal for pork processing plant

    CLARION — Wright County supervisors have approved a development agreement with a North Carolina-based company that plans to build a $240 million pork ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:53 am