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  • Police charge 4 in connection with 2 killings in Osceola

    OSCEOLA — Osceola police say they have arrested four people in connection with the killings of two people whose bodies were found Sunday.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Waterloo may seek grant to restore firefighter positions

    WATERLOO — The Waterloo department wants to seek a federal grant to restore three firefighters jobs cut from this year’s budget.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Officer honored after saving choking toddler

    FORT DODGE — A north central Iowa police officer is being hailed as a hero after saving an 18-month-old boy from choking to death last month.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Snowstorm lashes East Coast, blankets New York, Boston

    NEW YORK — New York City blinked back to life Tuesday morning, after getting blanketed by a massive snowstorm that disrupted life for tens of millions ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Man rescued after nearly 20 hours trapped in grain bin

    LITTLEPORT — A 33-year-old man has been treated at a hospital after being rescued from a northeast Iowa grain bin where he’d been trapped for nearly 2 ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Business school will become UI’s Des Moines campus

    DES MOINES — A Des Moines business college will become the University of Iowa’s Des Moines campus under an arrangement the two schools announced Monda ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Iowa woman accused of stealing $500,000 from car dealership

    CRESTON (AP) — A south-central Iowa woman has been accused of stealing more than $500,000 from a local car dealership.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been brought to ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Federal government failing to protect children, report says

    The federal government’s failure to enforce the nation’s child protection laws is a “national disgrace” that leaves abused children vulnerable to futu ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Leadership class to begin in February

    Once again the Newton Development Corporation (NDC), Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC-Newton Campus) and the Jasper Community Foundation are c ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • It’s 80s night for the Newton Wellness Coalition kick off event

    The Newton Wellness Coalition picked an 80s theme for its kickoff event, set to happen at the Newton varsity basketball games Friday. The group will o ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • DOE releases tough criteria for Sept. 1 waivers

    In mid-December, the Iowa Department of Education released a statement that made it clear starting school before the week of Sept. 1 will be tough.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Lace up, cool out

    Runners take off following the starting gun at Saturday’s Skiff Medical Center Pink Nose/Blue Toes 5K run/walk. Skiff Foundation Event’s Manager Leisa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Keystone Laboratories celebrates 25 years

    Keystone Laboratories celebrated its 25 anniversary with a party featuring the Double G Big Band at DMACC Saturday. The company, which was founded in ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Vernon donates to Jasper County United Way

    Vernon Company President Chris Vernon (right) presents a check for more than $24,000 to United Way of Jasper County. UWJC Executive Director Jessica L ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:22 am
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