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  • Food for the needy

    Newton DMACC’s Morgan Olson displays food and hygiene item donations that were collected during the campus’s annual student appreciation/Thanksgiving ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Jasper County in search for public health provider

    The Jasper County Board of Health is looking for a new entity to provide public health nursing services for the county. As of Feb. 1, Skiff Medical Ce ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • NPD urges caution as winter weather moves in

    Snow is predicted to cover the roads from interstates to city streets courtesy of a weekend snow storm. Before heading out in your vehicle, local auth ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Archery participation benefiting from popular movie franchise

    Archery is experiencing a wave of popularity thanks, in part, to the successful “Hunger Games” series, and locally to Iowa’s expanding archery in the ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • ‘Wrappin’ with the Oldies’ in Colfax

    The Colfax Historical Society is once again hosting a “Wrappin’ with the Oldies” Craft and Vendor event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the community room. ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Canvas and Wine will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Centre or Arts and Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beve ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Company slows plan for $2B line to ship Iowa wind energy

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A company proposing a $2 billion transmission line to ship Iowa wind energy to electric customers in Illinois confirmed Thursday that ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Iowan preparing to celebrate 111th birthday

    SUMNER — A northeast Iowa woman is preparing to celebrate her 111th birthday, and friends say she’s still enjoying life.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • No prison for man who pushed wife out of moving SUV

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Logan man will not go to prison for pushing his wife out of a moving vehicle and leaving her on the side of the road. Shane Vanderl ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • ‘Serial child molester’ gets life in prison

    DAVENPORT — A registered sex offender described by prosecutors as a “serial child molester” has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Area students receive degrees from Buena Vista University

    STORM LAKE — The following students graduated from Buena Vista University in Summer 2015. All of the local graduates attended the Buena Vista Universi ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Registration is open for Practical Farmers’ 2016 annual conference

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting registrations for its 2016 annual conference, “Farmers Teaching Farmers,” which will take place Jan. ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Medicaid providers sign contract paperwork

    DES MOINES — Iowa officials say more than 12,000 Medicaid service providers have signed necessary paperwork to offer care under the state’s proposed p ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Former Dunkerton police chief arrested on theft charge

    DUNKERTON — Dunkerton’s former police chief is facing theft charges in the wake of a state audit that found he allegedly used a city credit card to fu ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Iowa’s 2015 shotgun deer season outlook

    Iowa’s shotgun deer season is still a few weeks away, leaving time for hunters to contact landowners, sight in shotguns and tend to all the details be ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:25 am