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  • Trial date set for teacher accused of not reporting abuse

    MARION — A November trial has been scheduled for a Marion kindergarten teacher accused of not reporting that a 15-year-old classroom volunteer sexuall ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Johnston school district scrambling to hire teachers

    JOHNSTON — With only days to go until the new school year starts, the Johnston Community School District says it’s still scrambling to hire enough ele ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Reynolds’ campaign declines to release more info on schedule

    DES MOINES (AP) — The gubernatorial campaign for Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is declining to provide more information about blocks of time in her day-to-da ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Some University of Iowa student employees make $8.20 an hour

    IOWA CITY — Data from the University of Iowa shows that more than half of undergraduate student workers at the university were paid less than $10.10 p ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Colfax native wins psychology research grant

    PELLA — Central College senior Michaela Van Dusseldorp of Colfax tells a captivating story in her psychology research: After being sentenced to prison ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Authorities investigate inmate death in Clinton County jail

    CLINTON — Iowa authorities are investigating the death of an inmate in the Clinton County jail.The C ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Iowa school superintendent accused of drunken driving

    SERGEANT BLUFF — A northwest Iowa school superintendent has been accused of drunken driving.Court re ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Iowa man to have his quilts displayed in Kalona quilt museum

    MUSCATINE (AP) — When Don Zaehringer walks into a quilting store with his wife, store attendants usually ask his wife if she needs help.
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Powerball jackpot expected to be $430 million Wednesday

    DES MOINES — The Powerball jackpot will continue to grow above $400 million this week because no one matched all the numbers in Saturday’s drawing. Lo ...
    Aug. 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Opening day at Iowa State Fair

    The Iowa State Fair officially started Thursday, but Jaclyn Michener had a head start on everyone else. Michener, a senior at Newton High School, and ...
    Aug. 11, 2017 - 11:41 am
  • Phyllis Olson loves to bake

    Ask anyone who knows her, and they’ll tell you; Phyllis Olson loves to bake. Olson, a lifelong Newton resident will tell you she does it because her h ...
    Aug. 11, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Progress on schedule at NCSD

    Newton Community School board members will be busy putting the finishing touches on the 2017-18 school year at their meeting Monday night. Progress is ...
    Aug. 11, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • BOH discusses annex building, approves new positions

    The Jasper County Board of Health’s meeting with the Jasper County Board of Supervisors Tuesday was not the first time members have expressed their co ...
    Aug. 11, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Blast from the past

    Architects from the firm Walker, Coen and Lorentzen shed light on the current condition of the former Hotel Maytag and the restoration work the firm, ...
    Aug. 11, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Salvation Army assists students with school supplies

    The Jasper County Salvation Army assisted more than 100 students in the community with back to school backpacks and supplies Thursday.
    Aug. 11, 2017 - 11:49 am