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  • Iowa lawmakers OK 20-week abortion ban, 3-day wait period

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa legislators sent Gov. Terry Branstad a measure Tuesday that would ban most abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy and impose a 72-h ...
    April 19, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Man jailed for stealing $2,500 worth of county gravel

    An Altoona man is facing felony theft charges after allegedly stealing more than $2,500 worth of gravel from a Jasper County stockpile in Colfax.
    April 19, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • NAMI of Jasper County’s future in limbo

    Members of the National Alliance of Mental Illness of Jasper County are faced with a reaffiliation decision which will determine the nonprofit organiz ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • NPD Completes March Seatbelt Survey

    The Newton Police Department recently conducted a seatbelt usage survey that showed strong results by motorists in the community. On March 31, the New ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • NCSD graduation rate falls below state average

    For five consecutive years Iowa’s statewide high school graduation rate has increased. According to data released by the Iowa Department of Education ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Netflix standing on the threshold of 100M subscribers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has cha ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • 100 + People Who Care — Grinnell to meet April 25

    The quarterly meeting of 100+ People Who Care — Grinnell will be held at the Drake Community Library on April 25. The meeting will begin promptly at 6 ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Governor: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Gov. Terry E. Branstad signed a proclamation establishing April as Alcohol Awareness Month in Iowa.“ ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Kinetic Edge donates $1,000 to local schools

    Newton Daily NewsKinetic Edge Physical Therapy presented three local Jasper County schools with dona ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Man’s body recovered from pond in Urbandale

    URBANDALE — Police have identified a man who drowned in a suburban Des Moines pond as a Puerto Rico resident. Police on Monday identified the man as 2 ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Judge dismisses case citing officials’ failures

    DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa judge has dismissed the case against a man convicted of a dragging death, citing a court clerk’s error and failures by other ...
    April 18, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • GOP lawmakers push water quality bill as session winds down

    DES MOINES — Some Iowa Republicans are supporting a late-session push to pass a water quality bill but acknowledge they could run out of time.
    April 18, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Branstad signs laws restricting distracted driving

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed into law enhanced penalties involving the use of cellphones while driving.
    April 18, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Former school worker faces 10 child pornography counts

    URBANDALE — A man who worked for a suburban Des Moines school district for more than 11 years has been arrested on child pornography charges.
    April 18, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Iowa Pork Producers set to launch 2017 tenderloin contest

    The Iowa Pork Producers Association is ready to find out who consumers think has Iowa’s Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin in 2017.
    April 18, 2017 - 10:01 am