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  • Texas man in Iowa to face lotto jackpot fraud charges

    DES MOINES — A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games gave up a yearlong extraditi ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Dubuque considers aiding redevelopment of local church

    DUBUQUE (AP) — Members of the Dubuque City Council will consider supporting an effort to turn a former Catholic church campus into apartments for form ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Rail safety important year-round, trooper says

    As the weather warms up, there are seasonal warnings to watch out for more farm vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles. However, there is one type of outd ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Mock interviews give NHS seniors quality practice

    They had a chance to impress local employers, but if they didn’t, the fixes to make might be minimal.
    April 28, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Two arrested in Colfax business break-in

    COLFAX — Two people were arrested after an overnight break-in at Van Wall Equipment in Colfax. Jose ...
    April 28, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • 10th Annual McGown Rug Hooking Workshop

    Teachers from around the country gathered for the 10th Annual McGown Rug Hooking Workshop, which began Sunday and will continue through Friday at the ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Student of the Month

    Cody Evans was named Student of the Month at Basics & Beyond High School in Newton. According to staff, Evans is respectful, polite and a joy to have ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • City’s nuisance abatement fee increased

    A fee of $65 will now be charged to citizens for any nuisance violations that are not corrected during the city’s warning period. The nuisance abateme ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • McKinstry photos on display at Uncle Nancy’s

    An exhibit featuring photographs of songbirds and birds of prey created by photographer, James McKinstry, is now on display at Uncle Nancy’s. Sponsore ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • DMACC offers full tuition grant for Iowa FFA presidents

    Des Moines Area Community College, along with the family of former TV and radio broadcaster Mark Pearson, will be offering a new scholarship that will ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Increasing foliage reduces visibility for turkey hunters

    Iowa’s timber can change quickly in the spring as turkey hunters are well aware. That perfect hunting spot with a large panoramic view of the woodland ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Wrong-way driver was drunk during crash that killed four

    DES MOINES (AP) — A 25-year-old man was very drunk and traveling at more than 100 mph when he drove the wrong way on a busy interstate last month and ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Iowa simplifies voting rights restoration form for felons

    DES MOINES — The application form that convicted felons in Iowa must complete to seek restoration of their voting rights in Iowa has been made simpler ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Opponents of oil pipeline holding 500-mile relay

    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Plains American Indians and others are taking part in a 500-mile spiritual relay to show their opposition to a proposed $3.8 ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Police charge man after finding 62 ducks in van

    IOWA CITY — Police have charged an Iowa City man after they found 62 ducks crowded in an abandoned van.
    April 28, 2016 - 10:40 am