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  • ISU department: Landowner should know their rights

    As Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners continues to contact Iowa landowners in the 18 counties potentially affected by the construction of the Dakota ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Two injured after eastern Iowa construction site collapse

    EVANSDALE — Two construction workers were hospitalized after a building site collapsed in eastern Iowa. Evansdale emergency officials say the two were ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Apartments evacuated as water rises above flood stage

    CLIVE (AP) — An apartment complex in Central Iowa has been evacuated as water from Walnut Creek rose above the flood stage.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze lays off 215 workers

    WILLIAMSBURG — Iowa farm equipment maker Kinze Manufacturing says it must lay off 215 workers as business has slowed because of the impact of low grai ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Iowans Rally for Rural America on RFS

    Iowans from all over the state on Thursday flocked to Kansas City, Kan. to Rally for Rural America and urge the Environmental Protection Agency to inc ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Creating the culture — a community approach to health

    Prevention works. Have you ever sat back and thought about the issues that arise in our communities because of the beliefs we hold? The following anal ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Local students named to DMACC spring semester dean’s list

    ANKENY — Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the spring 2015 semester dean’s l ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Newton Manufacturing sale progressing

    The bankruptcy declaration and sale of a 106-year-old Newton company appears to have cleared a major hurdle.
    June 24, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • HIRTA numbers picking up with new services

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved the funding allocation of $32,785 to Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency Tuesday. The board stopped ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Skinner gives to church

    The Mingo United Methodist Church recently received a valuable and loving gift from the estate of the late Norma Skinner — 141 acres of farmland. Chur ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Kids Against Hunger packaging event planned for July

    Jasper County Kids Against Hunger will be holding a food packaging event from 9 a.m. to noon July 11 at St. Lukes United Methodist Church, 501 E. 19th ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Coffee with a Congressman

    U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack speaks to Kathy Tipton, Max Tipton and Jerry Kelly Saturday monring at Coffee with a Congressman. Loebsack spent time v ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Club Notes

    DARThe regular meeting of the Grinnell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met June ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Edwards requests another hearing to reconsider sentence

    A 43-year-old man convicted of vehicular homicide in the death of a Newton teenager will return to court in August for a hearing to reconsider his sen ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • ARK to host summer clothing event Saturday

    Acts of Random Kindness will host a spring and summer clothes event for sizes 0 through 14 from 9 a.m. to noon, or as long supplies last, Saturday at ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:01 am
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