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  • OWLS Wood Carving Program

    Jasper County Conservation Board will host an Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors program on Oct. 14, at the Jasper County Armory/Annex Building. The publi ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Alzheimer’s Friendly Business program addresses isolation among family caregivers

    The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Central Iowa is launching a new campaign designed to make the community more Alzheimer’s friendly.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Events

    • American Heart Association CPR & First Aid will begin at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at DMACC, 600 N. Second Ave. W. in Newton. This training covers CPR and F ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Ex-Iowa prison guard pleads guilty to drug charges

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A 29-year-old man has admitted to using drugs during the time he worked as a guard at Anamosa State Penitentiary. Ethan Darrow pleaded ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Branstad reiterates he can’t cut Planned Parenthood funding

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has reiterated he does not have the legal authority to stop a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Iowa from receiving sta ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Iowa insurer Wellmark to sell policies on health exchange

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s dominant health insurer has agreed to start selling policies for 2017 that will qualify for subsidies under the Affordable Ca ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Court will decide whether Dakota Access has power of eminent domain

    A Thursday court hearing will establish whether an Iowa court has an immediate right to hear arguments about whether Dakota Access will have the power ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Authorities: Motorcycle rider killed in Davenport crash

    DAVENPORT — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was thrown from his motorcycle after hitting a curb in Davenport.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Goodwill of Central Iowa announces plans for new Johnston facility, capital fund drive

    On Sept. 22, Goodwill of Central Iowa celebrated its upcoming move to a new headquarters and training facility in Johnston, and announced the launch o ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • American Red Cross seeks nominations for Hy-Vee Heroes Game

    DES MOINES — Who is your hero? Do you know someone who has performed an extraordinary act of courage or dedicated countless hours to a special cause? ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Attorney seeks ‘intoxication defense’ in shooting

    PLEASANT HILL — A man accused of randomly shooting at people in Pleasant Hill last year plans to argue at his trial next week that he was too intoxica ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Iowa Rep. Linda Miller says she won’t seek re-election

    BETTENDORF — Rep. Linda Miller, a Republican lawmaker representing a portion of eastern Iowa, says she won’t seek re-election next year.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Branstad announces plan to increase skilled labor in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have announced an initiative to increase skilled labor in Iowa, but it’s unclear how m ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • DMACC begins ‘Giving Warmth Coat Drive’

    Des Moines Area Community College, UnityPoint Health-Des Moines and UnityPoint Clinic are co-sponsoring a “Giving Warmth Coat Drive” which began Monda ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Iowa growers say rain hasn’t dented their pumpkin crop

    WATERLOO (AP) — Some Iowa growers say heavy rains haven’t cut into their pumpkin crop.Tammy Stotts, ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:24 am
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