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  • Man charged with killing two officers wants trial moved

    DES MOINES — Attorneys for an Iowa man accused of killing two Des Moines-area police officers are seeking to have his trial moved, citing pretrial pub ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Guitarist who avoided Buddy Holly plane crash dies

    HOUSTON (AP) — Tommy Allsup, a guitarist best known for losing a coin toss that kept him off a plane that later crashed and killed rock ‘n’ roll stars ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Lawmaker proposes ending tenure at public universities

    DES MOINES — A Republican senator has introduced a bill to end tenure for faculty at Iowa’s public university, saying he wants administrators to have ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Man sentenced to prison for abusing preteen girl

    SIOUX CITY — A Sioux City man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for inappropriately touching a preteen girl over a five-year period.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Native American site in Iowa gets historic designation

    WESTFIELD (AP) — A site in northwest Iowa inhabited by Native Americans roughly 800 years ago is now designated a National Historic Landmark.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Authorities ID wounded man who fatally shot intruder

    SUMNER — Investigators say a rural northeast Iowa homeowner was shot by a suspected home intruder before returning fire and killing the man.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Tony-nominated ‘Mamma Mia!’ to make stop in Des Moines during farewell tour

    Dust off the old bellbottoms, grab a “Dancing Queen” and boogie on down to the Des Moines Civic Center for the upcoming production of “Mamma Mia!” The ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Library celebrates 25 years, hosts next DIY program Monday

    We’re Celebrating 25 YearsThe Newton Public Library is celebrating 25 years under the blue roof. 201 ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Changes to parks department on tap for city council

    The restructuring of positions in the parks department will go before the Newton city council during its regular meeting on Monday. The potential chan ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • Police seeking help locating theft suspect

    The public’s assistance is needed in locating Cody Allen Martin, 20, of Newton, in connection with the theft of a motorcycle. The motorcycle was repor ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • NCEA’s initial proposal starts negotiations with NCSD

    The Newton Community Education Association presented its initial bargaining position to the Newton Community School District at a public meeting Wedne ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Blood donors needed during winter months

    For some people with unique medical conditions or who are in emergency circumstances, blood transfusions can mean life or death.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Online shelter rental now available at Newton parks

    Online rental is now available for all shelters at Newton parks. Newton Parks Administrator Nathan Unsworth said the system is up and running but has ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • More traffic signs going up in Newton

    In the continued effort to address uncontrolled intersections in Newton, 15 new intersections in northeast Newton will have traffic signs. The Traffic ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Newton Wellness Talks: Make 2017 the year to quit

    As 2016 makes way for 2017, Iowans are in the midst of New Year’s resolutions; quitting smoking being at the top of some lists. Nicotine is extremely ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:02 am