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  • Critics up in arms over college shooting club hire

    INDIANOLA — An Iowa college is receiving pushback for its plan to hire a full-time coach for its shooting sports club. A petition for a weapons-free S ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Woman takes plea deal in sex-with-teen case

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A 27-year-old woman has been given two years of probation after taking a plea deal in an Iowa sex-with-a-teen case. Court records say ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • After court fight over DNA, man charged in 2008 assault

    CHARLES CITY — A man who fought against providing another DNA sample has been charged with sexually assaulting an Iowa woman in 2008. Thirty-one-year- ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Audit: State agency paid $97,000 to fictitious companies

    DES MOINES — A state audit has revealed that Iowa Workforce Development paid more than $97,000 in unemployment benefits to people in the state who cla ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Newton man arrested after 4 year old tests positive for drugs

    A Newton man was arrested after a 4-year-old child tested positive for drugs. Eric P. McDowell, 26, ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Post-caucus storm leads to closures

    While this week’s storm held off until after the Iowa Caucuses were completed on Monday night, it still had a significant impact on planned activities ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • PCM voters say yes to $10 million GO bond

    Comment if Passed: First and foremost the school district thanks the civic organizations for hosting us and providing us the opportunity to share the ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Clinton’s margin at county level the result of footwork

    When the Iowa Democratic Party announced Hillary Clinton was a narrow winner of the Iowa Caucus Tuesday afternoon, her supporters naturally celebrated ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 7:18 pm
  • Pastor brings international connection to Prairie City

    PRAIRIE CITY — Cedar Rapids to Prairie City is one of the shortest moves pastor Willy Mafuta has made in his lifetime as he grew up in Africa and earn ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • The Way to host free film screening Friday

    Newton Church of The Way will host a screening of “War Room” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 12 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in Newton.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ makes national tour stop in Des Moines

    Murder is no laughing matter, unless watching “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” which runs through Sunday at Des Moines Civic Center.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Progress stalls on South Second Avenue reconstruction

    Talks were tabled on the South Second Avenue reconstruction project after issues with parking were voiced the Newton City Council at its Tuesday Meeti ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Community Heights to host open house

    Community Heights will be hosting a celebration open house from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 2500 S. 13th Ave. E. in Newton.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • New prayer site highlights divide between Israel, US Jews

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government’s decision to allow non-Orthodox Jewish prayer at Jerusalem’s Western Wall is a major breakthrough for the cou ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Lenten small groups

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its Lenten Catholic adult small group beginning Monday at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:44 am