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  • Kelley to serve on Iowa House Rural Caucus

    DES MOINES — Rep. Dan Kelley of Newton will serve on the House Rural Caucus throughout the 2016 legislative session. 
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredient ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Meet the Barnstormers will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Montana Mikes, 1400 W. 18th St. S. in Newton. Join the Iowa Barnstormers and help raise money ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Progress reports sent home with students

    Mid-term progress reports were issued to Newton Senior High School students Tuesday. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have their studen ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Fire crews find body in southeast Iowa house fire

    FAIRFIELD — Authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that left one man dead in southeast Iowa. Officials with the Fairfield Police Departmen ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Dozens of domestic abusers guilty of violating Iowa gun ban

    IOWA CITY — Dozens of Iowa residents have been convicted of violating a state law that bans domestic abusers from owning guns in the five years it’s b ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Event about skilled labor in Iowa scheduled for April

    DES MOINES — An event in Des Moines about increasing skilled labor in Iowa has been scheduled for April.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Teen dies, 2 injured in single car crash in eastern Iowa

    ELDRIDGE — A fiery single-vehicle accident in eastern Iowa left one teen dead and two others injured.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Wartburg students announces to fall term dean’s list

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College has recognized 489 students who were named the 2015 fall term dean’s list.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • University of Minnesota, Morris announces dean’s list

    MORRIS, Minn. — Jeremy O’Hara, of Baxter, has been named to the University of Minnesota, Morris dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. To be eligible ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Kirkwood Community College announces dean’s list honors

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point aver ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Iowa boarding school investigation to take weeks

    KEOKUK — It could take several weeks to decide whether to bring charges related to child abuse allegations at an Iowa boarding school for troubled tee ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Body found in home after man resists rescue from fire

    DES MOINES — Police say the body of a man who resisted officers’ rescue attempts has been found inside a fire-damaged Des Moines home. The officers we ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • Local students named to Grinnell College dean’s list

    GRINNELL — The following students from the area have been named to the Grinnell College Dean’s List for the fall semester 2015. They are among the 295 ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Area students named to BVU Graduate & Professional Studies dean’s list

    STORM LAKE — The following area students have been named to the Dean’s List at Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies for terms one an ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:48 am