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  • Forty head of cattle killed by ground-up battery in feed

    ALVORD — Officials in the northwestern corner of Iowa say about 40 head of cattle have died after eating from a feed wagon that contained a ground-up ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Photo: Semi split open

    This photo taken Sunday shows a semi that rolled over in a Saturday night accident along eastbound Interstate-80 at mile marker 176. The Iowa State Pa ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Emails show Clinton’s response to LGBT backlash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails released in daily dispatches over the weekend by the WikiLeaks group showed Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff worried a ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Vernon celebrates 60 years at The Vernon Company

    In September 2016, Bill Vernon, Chairman of The Vernon Company, marked a career and company milestone by becoming the first person in the company’s 11 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Road to 270: How AP rates the presidential race

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of revelations and allegations about Donald Trump’s behavior toward women, a third party twist lends an unprecedented l ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • North Carolina GOP office burned, graffiti sprayed nearby

    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A local Republican Party office in North Carolina was torched by a flammable device and someone spray-painted an anti-GOP sl ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Iraqi forces launch military push to drive IS from Mosul

    KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes launched coordinated military operations early Monday as the long-awaited f ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • High school graduation rate reaches new high

    WASHINGTON (AP) — High school graduation rates have reached a record high of 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • NDC honors Patriot Converting, Multi Packaging & Printing

    Two businesses, both in the paper industry, were honored on Thursday at the Newton Development Corporation’s annual Salute to Business and Industry lu ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Gambling targeted at Board of Health

    According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, between 3 and 5 percent of all Americans who gamble regularly have a major gambling addiction.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Patient Appreciation

    Koenen Chiropractic hosted its 10th Annual Patient Appreciation Days. Patients brought in cash and food donations to receive complementary care. The c ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Trial set for stalking, burglary case

    A Newton man accused of stalking a woman and breaking into her home in September is set to appear in court next month where he will face a jury trial.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • City administrator search continuing

    Following a detailed search process, the city council is ready to hire a search firm to help replace the city administrator position. The resolution w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Locals awarded ISU scholarships

    AMES — The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University has awarded more than 2,250 scholarships to students for the 2016-17 acad ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Homeschooled students take exclusive rides at Johnson Aviation

    Students eager to learn more about aviation were recently given the opportunity to learn more about their local airport and some even had a chance to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 8:26 am