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  • Monday brings zoo animals and star gazing to the library

    Blank Park Zoo Animal Show and Tell10:30 a.m. Monday — Join an educator from the Blank Park Zoo to l ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia as heavy rain sent ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Iowa man found guilty in Mason City double homicide

    FORT DODGE — A Lake Mills man has been found guilty of killing two people and trying to kill another in Mason City last year.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Disaster proclamation issued for storm-ravaged Iowa counties

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation for four counties in the northeast corner of Iowa that suffered storm dama ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • State board OKs psychiatric hospital in Bettendorf

    ANKENY — A state board has approved construction of a psychiatric hospital in Bettendorf. The Iowa Health Facilities Council voted 4-1 Thursday at its ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Nurse accused of scamming nursing home out of painkillers

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs woman has been accused of scamming a nursing home out of more than 9,700 painkiller pills while working there. Court ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Holy Trinity in Newton welcomes Lori Ruge-Jones home Sunday

    Newton native, the Rev. Lori Ruge-Jones will return home to Newton and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church July 23. Ruge-Jones, a pastor of the Evangelical L ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • First Christian Church announces bible school

    First Christian Church invites families to Hero Central Bible School.A summer Bible School event cal ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Mingo UMC to host annual dinner

    Mingo United Methodist Church will host its annual pork dinner and ice cream social.The event will b ...
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Grace Church hosts VBS Aug. 1-3

    Grace Church of Newton Invites Children to Maker Fun Factory VBS: Created by God, Built for a Purpose.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Pay it forward in Lynnville

    A free clothing giveaway will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. July 28 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 at the Lynnville Heart of Worship Church.
    July 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Cookies and Creme

    In the championship round of the Jasper County Fair’s Oreo Stacking competition Wednesday, a three-way tie sent the contest into a towering overtime.
    July 20, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Boulton makes first stop in Newton

    Democrat Nate Boulton might have been late to his own party on Wednesday night, but it didn’t take him long to set the pace. Boulton, a first term sen ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Resurfacing project set for First Avenue

    First Avenue will be down to one lane during a resurfacing project Thursday and Friday. The project extends from the 400 block of First Avenue West to ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • GPS unit approved for landfill dozer

    To continue improving efficiencies at the Newton Sanitary Landfill, a GPS unit will be installed on the landfill dozer. City council approved the purc ...
    July 20, 2017 - 11:38 am