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  • Cities face new urban problem: their own skywalks

    DES MOINES — In a city where cranes and construction barriers mark a surge in new downtown apartments, hotels and offices, the sidewalks in Des Moines ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Higher trailer and RV sales boosts Winnebago profit

    FOREST CITY — People are hitting the road and buying trailers and recreational vehicles, helping Winnebago Industries report better-than-expected fina ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Man gets life in prison for fatally shooting Minnesotan

    WATERLOO — A 37-year-old man has been given life in an Iowa prison for killing a Minnesota man outside a nightclub in Waterloo. Rodolfo Gonzalez was s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Couple wants new house to resemble Kinnick Stadium

    IOWA CITY — Some neighborhood residents want the City Council in Iowa City to bar construction of a house that would resemble the University of Iowa’s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Council votes to dissolve tiny city of Mount Union

    MOUNT UNION — The city council in Mount Union voted to dissolve the tiny southeast Iowa city, giving residents 30 days to seek a special election or w ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • NHS Class of 2016 will have much local aid with college expenses

    Newton High School’s graduating class of 2016 has already been announced as the winners of a collective $2.7 million in scholarship money. Here is a l ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Jerry Seinfeld to appear at the Des Moines Civic Center

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts is pleased to announce that America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature routi ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Scam Alert: Phone scam circulating throughout Iowa

    DES MOINES — MidAmerican Energy Company is warning the public of a phone scam targeting energy customers in Iowa.
    June 22, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • House Republicans offering proposals for health care changes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are unveiling new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care law, as Speaker Paul Ryan s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • GOP congressman seeks to block changes to US currency

    DES MOINES — A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from re ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    June 22, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Stocks rise with 1 day to go before British vote on EU

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday a day before Britain’s vote on whether to remain in the European Union, and after U.S. ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Newton man brandished handgun and threatened to kill woman, police say

    A rural Newton man was taken to Jasper County Jail on Friday after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman and threatened to kill her and her son.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • A Union at a Reunion

    Like many couples, Gloria Jensma and Pete Davis grew up in the same town, went to the same church and the same high school, and eventually married eac ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Newton native drowns in Chicago accident

    A 23-year-old Newton native lost his life Friday when he drowned at a pier along Lake Michigan in northern Chicago and his family and friends are deal ...
    June 21, 2016 - 4:15 pm