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  • Presbyterian Church to host One Voice Tuesday

    United Presbyterian Church will host the December One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newto ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • US religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

    In rare agreement across faith and ideological lines, leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, cont ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Year of Mercy celebration

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host Deanery Wide Celebration Inaugurating the Year of Mercy at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the church, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Kellogg blood drive Dec. 8

    This holiday season, LifeServe Blood Center is offering blood donors a unique opportunity to help save lives and bring joy to children at local hospit ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Iowa DNR shotgun deer season licenses now available

    Hunters planning to participate in Iowa’s shotgun deer season are encouraged to purchase their licenses ahead of time to avoid long lines at the retai ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Thanksgiving Eve Meal will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Newton Church of The Way in Newton. The community is invited to attend the meal and service. ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Iowan gets probation for dating website scam

    BURLINGTON — An Iowa woman will serve five years of probation for scamming money from a South Carolina woman she met on a military oriented dating web ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Iowa school district collects $340,000 in tax levy error

    SHEFFIELD — West Fork School District officials are planning to cut property tax collections after a review found the northern Iowa district had been ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Mason City man takes plea deal in robbery case

    MASON CITY — A January sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a 22-year-old Mason City man convicted of robbery. Valentine Flores pleaded guilty to ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Davenport man pleads guilty to child endangerment

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man accused of hitting his infant son has pleaded guilty to child endangerment with injury. David Shaw II, 23, is scheduled to ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Alcohol treatment center for Native Americans discussed

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — An activist is urging Sioux City and Woodbury County officials to open an alcohol treatment center for its Native American populatio ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Judge says Iowa beating was racially motivated, ‘vicious’

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — An Iowa bar’s surveillance camera captured video of a white felon committing a “vicious attack” on a black man, and the evidence i ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • General Mills sets goal to buy all-cage free eggs by 2025

    DES MOINES — General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025.The M ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • NBC agrees to give time to four Republican candidates

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC agreed Monday to give four Republican presidential candidates free time on affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina af ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • After first year successes, Friends in Hope seeks more volunteers

    A homeless woman living in the gazebo at Searland Park in downtown Newton prompted a group of volunteers to found Friends in Hope in August 2014.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:18 am