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  • Iowa’s archery deer hunting season opens Saturday

    The days are getting shorter, nights are getting cooler and treestands are being moved into place. For bow hunters, the long wait is nearly over. Iowa ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Polk County gives initial OK to minimum wage increase

    DES MOINES — Polk County officials have given initial approval to an increase in the minimum wage.Su ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Barriers used to protect soldiers now stopping floodwaters

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — Iowa’s second-largest city has managed to keep flooding at bay largely because of barriers that were widely used to protect soldie ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Three arrested in slaying of 13-year-old girl

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Authorities say a 13-year-old girl has been shot to death and three suspects have been arrested in Cedar Rapids. The shooting was repor ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • 10 things to know for today

    1. SHIMON PERES DIES AT 93The former Israeli politician’s life story mirrored that of the Jewish sta ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Fan drops ring during televised Yankee Stadium engagement

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Andrew Fox wasn’t charged with an error.The 29-year-old had everything h ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Deal reached to keep US gov’t running

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, top House aides said Wednesda ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Nine states to vote on expanding legal access to marijuana

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine st ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Detective shot in leg while holstering weapon, report states

    A detective’s injuries suffered during a Monday night apprehension in Newton are due to an accidental weapon discharge, according to the Mid-Iowa Narc ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Local residents to represent Iowa at national convention

    Two Jasper County cattlemen will help represent Iowa farmers at the national level. Brice Conover, ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Newton man charged after shooting himself in foot

    A Newton Man has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after he told police he shot himself in the foot with a handgun.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Newton man takes police on chase from Ankeny to Des Moines

    A Newton man was arrested Sunday morning on several charges after police say he took them on a pursuit from Ankeny to Des Moines in a stolen vehicle b ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Trial set for man accused of kidnapping

    A Grinnell man charged earlier this month with kidnapping and holding a woman against her will in a Newton motel room is scheduled for a jury trial Oc ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Property, mobile home taxes due Friday

    County Treasurer Doug Bishop remind sJasper County residents the first half property tax and mobile home taxes are due and need to be paid on or befor ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Theisen’s corportate, customers donate to Alzheimer’s Association

    For the last month, Theisen’s stores across Iowa and Wisconsin have been selling Forget Me Not flowers in for $1.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:32 pm