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  • Introduction to Beekeeping Wednesday at Amboy Grange

    Amboy Grange at 220 High St., will be hosting “Introduction to Beekeeping” at 7 p.m. Wednesday presented by Paul Anderson of Amboy Grange and Scott Si ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Physical therapist joins Kinetic Edge team

    Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy has announced the addition of Jared Gerber, physical therapist, in Newton who is now accepting new patients.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Newton Piecemakers to host retreat March 17-19

    Newton Piecemakers Quilt Retreat is set for March 17-19 at the Christian Conference Center in Newton.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Treasurer accused of stealing from booster club

    MANLY — A woman has been accused of stealing more than $9,300 from a northern Iowa high school athletics booster club when she was treasurer. Online c ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • US Rep. Young faces tough questions at Urbandale event

    URBANDALE (AP) — A sometimes hostile crowd peppered Iowa Rep. David Young on Thursday with questions about replacing the Affordable Care Act, his stan ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Man gets 10 years for stealing from employer

    SIOUX CITY — A man has been imprisoned for stealing from his employer in northwest Iowa.Scott Chambe ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Mayor wraps up address with bluesy salute to his city

    CEDAR RAPIDS — The mayor of Cedar Rapids and Newton native wrapped up his final State of the City speech with a bluesy salute.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Trial set for man accused of suffocating, choking mother

    KEOKUK — A July trial has been scheduled for a Keokuk man accused of killing his mother in the home they shared.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Iowa panel OKs gun bill with stand-your-ground provision

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa would have a stand-your-ground provision and make other sweeping changes to its gun laws under a bill approved Thursday by a Re ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Man sentenced for lying to cold case investigators

    IOWA CITY — An Iowa man has been sentenced for lying during the investigation of the 1985 killing of his estranged wife’s paramour. Anthony Burtch of ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • GOP-led panel OKs bill to increase online schools in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — An unlimited number of students in Iowa will be able to enroll in for-profit virtual schools that receive public education funding u ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Newton sends students to regional spelling bee contest

    The Knights of Columbus held its regional spelling bee Feb. 19 in Pella. There were students from Newton, Pella and Fort Madison.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Iowans between 8-24, need new birth certificates

    The Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Health Statistics is taking steps to exchange any newborn birth certificate issued from May 1993 to Oct ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • This year’s final Blues Under the Blue Roof event is Monday

    Blues Under the Blue Roof6:30 p.m. Monday — Winners of the Iowa Blues Challenge, Tina & Brandon, joi ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Newton man wanted for vehicular homicide

    Officials are asking for the public’s help in locating a Newton man who is facing a vehicular homicide charge stemming from a motorcycle crash in Octo ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:41 am