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  • Former day care workers get probation in child injury case

    DES MOINES — A mother and daughter whose neglect led to a child in their care being injured have been sentenced to two years’ probation.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • The Maytags will perform Saturday at the Orpheum

    MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature The Maytags in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday. Known as a soulful and sultry seven- ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Scholarships available for in-demand manufacturing training

    Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a nonprofit initiative spreading the word about career opportunities in manufacturing, is offering 15 $500 scholarship ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Area students names to University of Iowa honors list, participate in fall graduation

    IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa has announced its fall semester honors lists and graduates. Local students on those lists are below.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Skiff Medical Center names new president

    The leaders of Mercy Health Network have announced Laurie Conner will accept the role of President of Skiff Medical Center effective March 19.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Nominations open for Iowa’s Best Burger

    Iowa’s cattle producers are asking their fellow Iowans to help find Iowa’s Best Burger in 2017. In this year’s quest, the Iowa Beef Industry Council a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Trial date set in Medicaid fraud case

    A trial date is set for a pair charged with creating false Medicaid records and tampering with records two years ago.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Redevelopment of Sunset Park moving forward

    Creating a cohesive design is often the first step in developing a plan for future construction. That is the case for the redevelopment of Sunset Park ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • School board reviews Berg construction

    Monday night’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting covered a wide range of topics. The new Berg Middle School construction tim ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Altoona workshop on farmland values, ownership is Feb. 17

    ALTOONA —  The value of an average acre of good Iowa farmland has fallen for the third consecutive year, the first time that has happened since the 19 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • 2017 Iowa Soybean Asso. Research Conference Tues. and Wed.

    The 2017 Iowa Soybean Association Research Conference is set for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention at the Iowa Eve ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Department of Ag releases Water Quality Initiative scale-up plan

    Iowa House and Senate committees were presented with a review of water quality coordination efforts last week. The Iowa Department of Agriculture, the ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • TechAccel and Iowa Corn Opportunities invest in Agrivida

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — TechAccel and Iowa Corn Opportunities announced separate investments in Agrivida Inc., a St. Louis-based agriculture technology com ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • DMACC releases its fall semester dean’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the fall semester dean’s list. To be eligi ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Iowa Art Council call for Iowa Women’s Art Exhibition artwork submissions

    DES MOINES — Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Arts Council have announced an open call for female artists to submit art for the Iowa Women’s Art ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 am