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  • Another creep higher sends S&P 500 to record high, again

    NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another lazy drift higher for stocks and another record high.The Standa ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa unemployment rate nudged up in June

    Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4 percent in June from 3.9 percent in May, according to Iowa Workforce Development ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Iowa Youth Chorus Children’s Choral Camp will begin at 5 p.m. Monday at Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. Iowa Youth Chorus is offering a ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Bicycle rider dies after collision with truck Sunday

    GLENWOOD — A bicyclist participating in the annual ride across Iowa was killed Sunday after colliding with a pickup truck near Glenwood.
    July 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa store uses honor system for payment

    DONAHUE (AP) — The huge corn statue right out front might be the most photographed part of the Country Cupboard in Donahue. But it’s not the most talk ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Police investigate fatal shooting Sunday morning

    DES MOINES— Des Moines police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place early Sunday.The sh ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • 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