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  • 2 men cited for intoxication after rescue from river

    MASON CITY — Two men have been rescued after their rubber raft became stuck on a river dam in Mason City.
    April 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Bird flu found in 5 more Iowa poultry farms

    DES MOINES (AP) — The deadly bird flu virus was found in an egg-laying flock with 3.7 million chickens in northwest Iowa in addition to four more poul ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Iowa man gets 31 years for robbing banks

    CEDAR RAPIDS — An eastern Iowa man who pleaded guilty to robbing two Cedar Rapids banks four separate times has been sentenced to 31 years in federal ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Registered sex offender turned away at library

    A Newton man is charged with violating the sex offender registry after he went to the Newton Public Library Thursday.
    April 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • LaVera pleads guilty to state charge

    “Twilight” impersonator David A. LaVera pleaded guilty to third degree sexual abuse at a plea hearing for state charges at the Jasper County Courthous ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Challenges conquered

    If smiles are contagious, Jake Fry would easily spread smiles all across a room.If his determination ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Grannies return for second annual extravaganza

    The Second Annual Granny Basketball Extravaganza between the Monroe-based Mustang Grannies and the Newton Globetrotters was a theatrical performance F ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • New location for Pet Kingdom

    More open space and less car traffic are appealing qualities at the new location for Pet Kingdom. Lo ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Dodd’s Recycling celebrates 25 years

    In April 1990, Dave and Liz Dodd were watching an Earth Day special on TV that changed the family business forever.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • NPD to host annual Richardson Run 5K

    Pat was a man of integrity, respect and kindness. His family and friends remember him as a loving father and husband as well as an excellent lieutenan ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Volunteers help restore savanna grasslands

    Volunteers worked through muddy grounds and rainfall Saturday morning at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Prairie City to help the restorati ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Purses with Purpose nets $4K for Newton Booster Club

    Newton’s Big Red accepted a check on behalf of the Newton Athletic Booster Club for more than $4,000 from Iowa Speedway President Jimmy Small Friday. ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Iowa unemployment rate drops to 4.0 percent

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.0 percent in March from 4.1 percent in February. The state’s jobless rate was 4 ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • REG to report first quarter finances May 5; Conference call to follow

    AMES — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) announced Friday it will release financial results for the first quarter after the market close on M ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • NHS Prom: A Night in Enchanted Waters

    Newton High School's prom, A Night in Enchanted Waters took place Saturday night at Newton High School. 
    April 27, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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