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  • Charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in lottery fraud case

    STORM LAKE — One of three people charged in an Iowa Lottery ticket fraud case won’t be going to trial.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Man burned in house fire found walking to hospital

    WATERLOO — Authorities say paramedics found a man burned in a house fire walking to a hospital in Waterloo.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Madeleine Albright makes stop at vandalized Islamic center

    WATERLOO (AP) — Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Wednesday visited an Islamic center in Waterloo that was vandalized over the weekend.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Tribe offers pipeline protesters a place to overwinter

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux’s tribal council has voted to make tribal land available for those protesting the Dakota Access oil pipe ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Engineer offers to buy courthouse in Keokuk

    KEOKUK — A retired civil engineer is offering to buy one of Lee County’s two courthouses if voters next month approve a bond issue to pay for a new, c ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Thalacker presents DMACC fire truck to public

    Tim Thalacker knows there are many components needed for quality firefighter training he’s receiving at DMACC’s Fire Science Academy is the best he ca ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Highway report shows decline among Iowa highways, bridges

    Iowa is one of five states where about 54 percent of rural roads are in poor condition, according to a recently released study.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • First UMC to host Dont memorial concert

    First United Methodist Church will host a memorial concert for Shirley Dont at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church,  210 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Holy Trinity to host guest actor appearance as Martin Luther

    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will begin its 500th anniversary celebration of the Lutheran Reformation with a visit of Martin Luther played by the Rev. ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Cross to lead children’s ministry at The Way

    A familiar face at The Newton Church of the Way is now going to be around a lot more. Jenn Cross rec ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • St. Stephen’s to host free community Beggar’s Night dinner

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a free community meal from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31 in the church courtyard, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • County adds new positions to jail, health departments

    Several new county positions were approved on Tuesday by the Jasper County Board of Supervisors. The Jasper County Jail will have three new part-time ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Firm selected for city administrator search

    The search for a new city administrator took another step forward this week.Newton City Council unan ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Halloween Hike Oct. 28 at Mariposa Rec Area

    Jasper Conservation Connection is inviting the public to a Halloween night hike featuring the program “Jasper Your Friendly Host Presents Nature’s Top ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Iowa’s youth enjoy special pheasant season Oct. 22-23

    Iowa’s young hunters will get to experience the first cackle and flush of the year during the youth only pheasant season Oct. 22-23.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:48 am