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  • McCarey earns Premier Club distinction

    RJ McCarey, of Newton, of the Midwest Region Business Center of the Principal Financial Group, has qualified for the company’s Premier Club. 
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Allen joins Greater Des Moines Partnership

    Sen. Chaz Allen, Jasper County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director, has been appointed to the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Board o ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Puppy Mill Lobby Day will be Feb. 10

    On Feb. 10, Iowa Friends of Companion Animals and Animal Rescue League of Iowa are co-sponsoring Puppy Mill Lobby Day 2016 in Des Moines to highlight ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • NFD Citizen Fire Academy is set for spring

    The Newton Fire Department Citizen Fire Academy will take place in the spring of 2016. The goal of t ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at 219 N. Second Ave. W., in Newton.• A ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Zeta Chapter DKG meets Monday at McCann

    The Zeta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the McCann Center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave. E. in Newton. Members should note that t ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Voters in to decide on community college bond

    ESTHERVILLE — Voters in 13 north-central and northwest Iowa counties will decide whether to approve a $16 million bond issue to benefit Iowa Lakes Com ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Man shots himself with own rifle at shooting range

    PANORA — A man was wounded by a shot from his own rifle in a Guthrie County shooting range accident. The accident occurred a little before 1 p.m. Sund ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Dubuque County official who also served in legislature dies

    DUBUQUE — Dubuque County Supervisor Tom Hancock, who also served in the Iowa Senate, has died at the age of 67.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Adult coloring returns to Newton library

    Relax with adult coloring at the library at 6 p.m. Monday in the meeting room. The latest artistic craze is coloring books for adults. Adult coloring ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Battle for some Iowa bills highlight statehouse limitations

    DES MOINES (AP) — From raising the minimum wage to legalizing medical marijuana, some bills in the Iowa Legislature face an uphill battle that isn’t s ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Data breach suspect intends to plead guilty, records say

    CEDAR FALLS — Court records say a man facing federal theft charges related to a data breach at the University of Northern Iowa intends to plead guilty ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Three women arrested on suspicion of hotel assault

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Three Council Bluffs women have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and pistol-whipping a Nebraska woman at an area hotel.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Watching Monday: What to look for in the 2016 Iowa caucuses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iowa caucuses are finally here. A few things to watch for on Monday as the nation gets its first glimpse of where the 2016 candi ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Winter weather could bring snow, heavy winds to Jasper County

    After the flurry of the caucus leaves Iowa Monday night, the state could be in the path of another storm which the National Weather Service in Des Moi ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:54 am