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  • Hospital warns former patients of possible infection

    DES MOINES — A Des Moines hospital is alerting about 2,600 people who had open-heart surgery there from 2012 to 2015 that they might have been exposed ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Judge to rule on tribe’s oil pipeline request by Sept. 9

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A ruling in the request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop a four-state oil pipeline under construction near their reserva ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Discovery Hike

    Join volunteer naturalists at 10 a.m. Saturday for a Nature Discovery Walk along the half mile, paved Overlook Trail loop. You will learn about wildli ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Carnival in the Park

    Integrated Treatment Services, Optimae and NAMI will host Newton’s Carnival in the Park beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Maytag Park’s West Shelter ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Colfax Classic Car Show

    The annual Classic Car Show returns to Colfax Saturday. Trophies will give to the Top 20 cars and People’s Choice. Also Special Memorial Trophies in h ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Demolition Derby

    The demolition derby will begin at 7 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Four classes will divide the field again. First will be the powder puff class, then th ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Cruizin' the Square

    The Sully Night Out Fourth Annual Cruizin’ the Square Classic Car Show will feature Sully Big Band will perform at 7 p.m. Pie and popcorn will be serv ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Tickets to 19 shows on sale Aug. 29

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts has announced tickets to select shows in our 2016-2017 season will go on sale Monday. Tickets can be purchased ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Courthouse fight brings quick response, no arrests

    A large fight involving an undetermined number of people happened Wednesday afternoon on the south lawn of the Jasper County Courthouse in Newton.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • NCSD Board makes communication a central topic

    There was only one major action item on the agenda for Monday’s Newton Community School District regular Board of Education meeting — and the action w ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • County considering new GIS services

    The Jasper County Board of Supervisors is considering a change to the county’s Geographic Information System (GIS) set up.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Healthy snack program underway from the Newton Wellness Coalition

    A healthy snack program the Newton Wellness Coalition started working on last year is finally coming to fruition. With the start of the new school yea ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Jasper County Church of Christ makes move to former UAW building

    The Jasper County Church of Christ has found a new home. The church recently purchased the UAW building at 1813 First St. N., but they are not kicking ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Annual Off the Beaten Path 3K/6K set for Sept. 24

    The 12th annual “Off the Beaten Path” 6K trail race trail and 3K fun run/walk will be Sept. 24 at Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, just north off of I-80 ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Discovery Hike at Neal Smith NWR set for Saturday

    Join volunteer naturalists at 10 a.m. Saturday for a Nature Discovery Walk along the half mile, paved Overlook Trail loop. You will learn about wildli ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:12 pm