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  • Above + Beyond presentation set for Thursday

    Dr. Richard Demming, Medical Director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines and Founder and Chairman of Above + Beyond Cancer will give a presentation ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Women sue city of Des Moines over traffic cameras

    DES MOINES — Two Polk County women are suing the city of Des Moines over its use of automated traffic cameras.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Police arrest woman in house fire, stabbing

    WATERLOO — Police have arrested a 19-year-old woman on suspicion of setting a house on fire and stabbing its occupant.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Second arrest made in 2010 Hot Lotto scandal

    DES MOINES (AP) — A second man has been arrested in connection with a mysterious scheme to collect a multimillion-dollar Hot Lotto jackpot that was wo ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Man killed, 2 injured in one-vehicle rollover

    RED OAK — Authorities say a man was killed and two other people, including a 3-year-old, were injured in a one-vehicle rollover in southwest Iowa. The ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Iowa Legislature considers bill on adoption leave benefits

    DES MOINES — When Shelley Skuster and her husband adopted their daughter, Olivia, in 2013, the northeast Iowa couple had no paid time off from their j ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Cruz becomes first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

    WASHINGTON — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has become the first major candidate for president, kicking off what’s expected to be a rush over the next ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Sioux City officials pushing for another development

    SIOUX CITY — Another redevelopment project is in the works in Sioux City — this one along Sunnybrook Drive that’s already home to a burgeoning medical ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Coralville police arrest 4 in apartment burglary

    CORALVILLE — Coralville authorities say four men have been arrested in connection with an apartment burglary.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Reconfiguration could come to a vote Monday

    After Monday night’s Newton Community School District board meeting, proponents or opponents of building reconfiguration might have reason to rejoice ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Kelley, Heartsill visit Newton FFA

    Representatives Dan Kelley (D-Newton) and Greg Heartsill (R-Columbia) visited with Newton FFA President Mike Barr and FFA Vice President Jarret Horn a ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • NHS students to get rare style of employment-skills practice

    When Newton High School seniors arrive Newton’s Goodwill Career Connection Center on April 29, they’ll have a rare opportunity waiting for them.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Slipstream to perform during Jasper County Relay for Life

    The Jasper County Relay for Life is a local summer tradition that acts as community source of motiva ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Get to Know Newton moves full force into second year

    A little more than a year ago, the City of Newton launched the Get to Know Newton campaign to help develop a new identity and brand for the community. ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Local officers complete special training

    Six local law enforcement officers from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) and the Newton Police Department (NPD) recently completed a 32 hour ...
    March 20, 2015 - 12:05 pm
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