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  • Newton Public Library adds baby story time

    The Newton Public Library introduced a special program for parents and their little ones six months ago and attendance has only continued to increase.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • City to develop master plan for I-80 exit 168 corridor

    The City of Newton is taking steps to create a plan for the I-80 exit 168 corridor for future development. City council approved RDG Planning & Design ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Photos: Locals get outside for first day of spring

    Chris, Will and Gabe McKinney enjoyed Monday's beautiful weather with some baseball at Woodland Park's Baker Field.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Bayer Invests $8.1 million in Soybean Advancement in the Midwest

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Growers in Illinois and across the Midwest now have the added benefit of a state-of-the-art soybean research facility, increasing ac ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Ag Department accepting grant proposals to address pollution

    The Iowa Department of Agriculture’s Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality (DSCWQ) is seeking proposals for a research grant program.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Field day will explore grazing cover crops

    ALBION — Practical Farmers of Iowa — in partnership with Land Stewardship Project, The Pasture Project and Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesot ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Public comment wanted on DM River plan update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is in the process of updating the Des Moines River Regulation Manual and is inviting public com ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Newton Community Theatre advances to regional competition

    The Newton Community Theatre competed in the Iowa Community Theatre Association state festival this past weekend in Marshalltown.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Beef and noodle dinner is Saturday

    The Prairie City Church of the Brethren is hosting a Beef and homemade noodle dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is next sensory friendly movie at Capitol II

    The Capitol II Theatre in Newton has planned its next Sensory Friendly Movie at 10:15 a.m. Saturday. The featured movie will be Disney’s “Beauty and t ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Rotary recognizes February students

    Newton Rotary Club recognized Emily Mehmen and Justin Fischer as February Rotary Students of the Month. Both are seniors at Newton High School.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Iowa mosque gets threatening note calling Muslims ‘vile’

    DES MOINES — A leader of the Islamic Center of Des Moines plans to meet with authorities to discuss a threatening note found in the center’s mail. Dr. ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:07 am
  • Junior high teacher facing marijuana charges

    WEST DES MOINES — Authorities say a West Des Moines junior high teacher is facing two drug charges. Katherine Seiberling, 38, is charged with misdemea ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Woman pleads guilty to Davenport bank robbery

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport woman is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 23 for bank robbery.Tosha Aurthur, 3 ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Nonprofit group looks to save abandoned prison

    FORT MADISON (AP) — A nonprofit is trying to save an empty Iowa penitentiary that dates to the 1830s as questions loom about what to do with a sprawli ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:06 am