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  • Youth Mentored Hunt

    The Jasper County Pheasants Forever Chapter will be offering a free youth mentored hunt onOct. 17 at ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • SAPIC to meet Saturday

    The State Association for the Preservation of Iowa Cemeteries will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Newton Public Library. The association is especi ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Ex-wrestling coach who assaulted man sentenced

    NEVADA — A former central Iowa high school wrestling coach has been sentenced for breaking into another man’s home and assaulting him. Former Webster ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Ron Paul to testify at trial of 2012 campaign aides

    DES MOINES (AP) — Three top officials with Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Des Moines man sentenced in overdose death of girl

    DES MOINES — A Des Moines man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for his part in the death of a 5-year-old girl, who overdosed on morphine.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Woman run down by car in Iowa City dies at hospital

    IOWA CITY — The wife of a couple hit by a car late last month near Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City has died.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Central Iowa firefighter loses home to fire

    LEHIGH — A central Iowa firefighter has lost his home and everything in it to fire.The Lehigh house ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • O’Malley to visit Newton UAW Hall

    Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will host a roundtable discussion at 3 p.m. Friday at the UAW Local 997 Hal ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Neal Smith NWR Visitor Center Closed for Columbus Day

    The Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be closed on Monday for Columbus Day, a federal holiday.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Man gets probation in Storm Lake apartment fire

    STORM LAKE — A man accused of setting fire to an apartment complex in Storm Lake has been placed on probation.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Newton to host Miss USA pageant for fifth straight year

    One of the state’s most prestigious beauty pageants will take place in the Newton High School Center for Performance for the fifth consecutive year.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Newton homebuilding project moving forward

    The Newton Housing Development Corporation has finalized construction loan agreements with Ground Breaker Homes, LLC on five lots in northeast Newton’ ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Council passes ordinance to address trash on porches, decks

    In an effort to improve community aesthetics, the Newton City Council approved including unenclosed porches and decks to areas that need to be free of ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • COOL legislation takes strange twists, turns

    It isn’t yet clear exactly what labels — if any — will reveal country of origin in the next few years. The Iowa Farmers Union is hoping to help estab ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:02 pm
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