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  • Janco in Sully opens new facility

    Gov. Terry Branstad was on hand for a ribbon cutting at the new Janco Industries manufacturing facility in Sully on Monday. The 70,000-square foot bui ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • CSB donates to Newton’s Courthouse Lighting fund

    The Newton Community State Bank donated $228 to the courthouse lighting fund. Pictured is Lindey Butler, CSB, handing the the check to Steve Knight, c ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Home Base Iowa incentives still materializing

    Iowa community leaders look for all possible grant and incentive programs in efforts to draw in more skilled workers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Ag secretary: combines begin to harvest corn, soybean fields

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Stat ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Corn Growers announce harvest weight limit waiver

    JOHNSTON — To help haul in this year’s harvest, Gov. Terry Branstad signed into effect a proclamation granting a temporary weight limit exemption for ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Free parking in city lots begins Thursday

    Effective Thursday, the five city-owned metered lots will be available for free parking — residents and visitors will no longer have to deposit money ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • ISU selects Newton Main Street for Downtown Design Project

    Iowa State University’s College of Design has selected Newton Main Street as one of three community partners from across the state to participate in i ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Minnesota man accused of stealing from Iowa employer

    NORTHWOOD — A 61-year-old Minnesota man has been accused of stealing from his employer in northern Iowa. Duane Hansen, of Twin Lakes, Minn., is charge ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • No arrests reported in altercation involving principal

    GLENWOOD — No arrests have been reported after the altercation in which the Glenwood Community High School principal and his stepson were injured and ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Events

    • Newton Fall Fest will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the courthouse square in Newton. This free, community event will highlight the final farmers’ marke ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Iowans who sought to draft Christie in 2011, back him again

    DES MOINES (AP) — He’s behind in the polls and has spent little time in Iowa of late, but Chris Christie is set to get a major bump in the leadoff cau ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Branstad signs executive order on school bullying

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed an executive order to create an office that will tackle school bullying in Iowa, a move that follows years ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • DNR officials investigate two fish kills in northwest Iowa

    SPENCER — Officials are investigating two fish kills in northwest Iowa.The state Department of Natur ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Waterloo council approves animal control use of firearms

    WATERLOO — The Waterloo City Council has voted to allow the city’s animal control officers to use firearms in certain instances to put down severely i ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Semis collide on I-80; one to hospital

    An incident involving a semi backed up traffic on Interstate 80 on Monday afternoon. According the ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:50 am
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