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  • Workforce agency doles out number to sex hotline

    DES MOINES — Who knew unemployment insurance could be so risque? At least 78 Iowa businesses received letters this week from Iowa Workforce Developmen ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • GOP bill to reverse raises worries low-income workers

    DES MOINES (AP) — As House Republicans push for a bill that would prevent local governments from determining minimum hourly wages, workers in some Iow ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Lip Sync Battles bring down the house

    Berg Middle School's "Berg Bellas" lip sync a Pitch Perfect performance at Saturday's competition to benefit the school council. The team featured Mik ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Two killed in crash at intersection

    MARSHALLTOWN — Two people died in a crash involving a pickup and two semitrailers at a central Iowa intersection. The crashed happened early Friday mo ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Belle visits Newton Public Library

    Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast visited the Newton Public Library Thursday night for storybook time. More than 20 girls dressed up as their f ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Newton bowman sets aim for 2020 Olympics

    COLFAX — It is the dream of every athlete to someday represent their country at the Olympic games.Mo ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Draft study shows strengths, weaknesses in Jasper County housing markets

    Preliminary results of a county-wide housing study announced in December were presented Thursday at three community meetings in Newton, Sully and Prai ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Community Marketing Board begins work on 2017 plans

    The Newton Community Marketing Board set its sights on the 2017 marketing plan during is second meeting on Thursday. The group discussed various porti ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Work continues with D&D program

    Three properties are up for purchase at the city council meeting on Monday. The properties are a part of the dangerous and dilapidated program, an ini ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Fall 2016 ISU College of Human Science’s announces dean’s list

    AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Science’s Dean’s List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Kirkwood announces dean’s list honors

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the Fall 2016 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point aver ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • University of St. Thomas names dean’s list

    ST. PAUL, MINN. — Students from your area have been named to the University of St. Thomas 2016 fall semester dean’s list. Students must post grade poi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Collective bargaining debate impacts negotiations in Newton

    The debate over collective bargaining dominated Iowa’s political landscape this week. The Iowa House and Senate gathered mostly along party lines to d ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • 40 local restaurants, wineries and breweries all under one roof

    Newton Daily NewsWine & Food Showcase 2017 will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Downtown Des ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Homeless shelter for veterans nears completion

    WATERLOO (AP) — A Waterloo homeless shelter for veterans is expected to be open this month thanks to donations from several sources, including Preside ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am