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  • Three tornadoes confirmed in rural eastern Iowa Saturday

    DUBUQUE — The National Weather Service has confirmed at least three tornadoes moved across eastern Iowa during Saturday’s storms.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Group seeks to install security cameras around city

    WATERLOO — Some Waterloo residents are teaming up with city council members in an effort to get security cameras installed around the city.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Drone helps rescuers locate boaters

    MASON CITY (AP) — A new drone Kossuth County purchased with a grant this spring helped authorities rescue a man and his granddaughter after their boat ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Five people hurt when carnival ride malfunctioned

    ATLANTIC — Authorities say five people were injured when a carnival ride malfunctioned at the Cass County Fair in Atlantic. Police Lt. David Erickson ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Iowan starts cricket farming for human consumption

    KEYSTONE (AP) — Like many farmers, Becky Herman bounces from enclosure to enclosure, feeding and watering her livestock.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Gunfire at teen nightclub leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • DNC steps off in Philadelphia with huge protests, high temps

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention gets underway Monday in Philadelphia with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican conven ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

    MUNICH (AP) — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroo ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • First Avenue roadwork open house Tuesday

    The public will have the opportunity to voice their opinions on a recent proposal from the Newton Public Works department to change First Avenue East ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • ‘More walking, less squawking’

    Bhaktimarga Swami, also known as “The Walking Monk,” made his way through Newton on Thursday as he continues his project to walk coast to coast across ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Reading program starting final summer in Newton

    A highly praised summer youth literacy skills program is about to begin its final summer in Newton.T ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Grand Finale: Supreme Showmanship tops off exhibiting at 2016 JC Fair

    COLFAX — Jenna Smith has been showing swine and beef cattle since joining the Sherman Sunbeams 4-H Club in elementary school.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • NCSD board to discuss bond

    One of the many pluses for the Newton Community School District in re-opening Emerson Hough as an everyday elementary school this year will be outfitt ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Loras College names dean’s list students

    DUBUQUE — Loras College has announced the names of students who achieved dean’s list status for the 2016 spring semester. A student must earn a 3.5 gr ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Kirkwood announces dean’s list honors

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point av ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:12 am