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  • Allen College Dean’s List

    Brooke Porter of Newton, was named to the Allen College Dean’s List at the completion of the summer semester of the 2017-18 academic year.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • $100K reward still available for info on missing man

    HAMPTON — With Friday marking four years since the disappearance of a Hampton man, police are reminding the public of a $100,000 reward for informatio ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

    IOWA CITY (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student perfor ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Refuge offers monarch workshop and count

    MISSOURI VALLEY — Monarch butterflies will be the focus of a workshop at the DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge near the Iowa-Nebraska border.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Swastika, racist messages reported at Drake University

    DES MOINES — Administrators say a swastika was carved into an elevator on campus at Drake University in Des Moines and a racist message left outside a ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 3.3 percent in August

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.3 percent for August. The state’s jobless rate was 3.7 percent one y ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Airport expansion may be delayed by years

    DES MOINES — Nearly a year after Des Moines Airport Authority’s board adopted a $500 million plan to expand the airport’s terminal, officials now say ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • State agency to study cuts to Planned Parenthood

    DES MOINES (AP) — A state agency is collecting data to better understand whether the Iowa Legislature’s move to cut funding for Planned Parenthood and ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Paine announces run for Jasper County Board of Supervisors

    When Rhonda Paine couldn’t find anyone to run for the Jasper County Supervisor’s Board she did the next best thing; she decided she’d run herself. On ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Rape cases delayed by lab testing backlog

    DES MOINES — Sexual assault cases move ahead slowly in Iowa because of a testing backlog at the state crime lab. More than 400 sexual assault cases we ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Tree stand safety focus of awareness campaign

    A campaign is underway by tree stand manufacturers, retailers, media, natural resource agencies and deer hunters to reduce and eliminate tree stand ac ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Prairie City Public Library hosting antique appraisal event

    PRAIRIE CITY — Prairie City Public Library will present an antique appraisal event featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, Wis. Th ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Luncheon and Style Show at First Presbyterian Church

    The First Presbyterian Church will hold its annual luncheon and style show at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, 220 N. Second Ave. E. Access to an el ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Photos: There’s no place like home

    Newton High School students cheer on the Cardinals during the homecoming game on Friday night. ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Transmission failure leaves Monroe without power

    Update: MidAmerican officials said it identified damage to the substation in Monroe and expect have the power back on around 10:30 p.m.
    Sept. 16, 2017 - 7:45 pm