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  • Outdoor education workshops scheduled

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring workshops for K-12 educators on Iowa’s outdoors this summer.
    May 24, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • NCSD, ACLU resolve student free speech incident

    A Newton High School student was asked to wash “love trumps hate” off his arm last November, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa to d ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Family Video continues to reward academic excellence

    Throughout the month of June, students from kindergarten through college can receive a free movie or game rental at Family Video for each final “A” gr ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Club News

    Sunbonnet QuestersThe Sunbonnet Chapter of Questers met May 11 at the home of Lois Vogel. Ten member ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • ATHS returns to Des Moines May 25-27

    The American Truck Historical Society National Convention and Truck Show will be May 25-27 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
    May 24, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Rehanging of the wind chimes set for Sams

    The rehanging of the wind chimes at Sams Pioneer Cemetery in Mingo will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. E ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Final days for the JCARL can drive

    June 4 will be the last day the trailer will be at First Baptist Church, 620 S. Eighth Ave. E., to drop off your cans and bottles for the Jasper Anima ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Northey: Rainy weather made planting difficult last week

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricul ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and Museum season set to get underway

    BOONE — The cry of the steam locomotive’s whistle, and the clang of the trolley’s bell will be heard in Boone this Saturday as the Boone & Scenic Vall ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Help stop aquatic hitchhikers

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is encourages all boaters and anglers to “Clean, Drain and Dry” their boats and equipment this Memorial Day w ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Local trucking company recognized

    Bisom Truck Line, Inc. of Newton, was awarded for outstanding service by the Pella Corporation. The company achieved an overall performance rating 98 ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Reynolds will inherit a range of issues after Branstad exits

    DES MOINES (AP) — Now that Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has been confirmed as the next U.S. ambassador to China, a quick transition is expected for Lt. Go ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Schools to stop using $14M testing software after audit

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Department of Education plans to end its contract with a testing software vendor after a technical audit found the $14 mill ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Man found mentally fit to stand trial in double murder

    MASON CITY — A judge has ruled a man accused of killing two people in Mason City is now mentally competent to stand trial. The judge issued the ruling ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Man pleads not guilty in deadly jail escape

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed a sheriff’s deputy and wounded another while escaping from an Iowa jail. Wesle ...
    May 24, 2017 - 10:14 am