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  • Homeowners warned to get rid of sandbags

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Officials are warning Cedar Rapids homeowners to remove old sandbags by the end of February or they could face fines. The city sent “fi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Former workers charged with mistreating clients

    GLENWOOD — Six former employees of a southwest Iowa state facility that treats people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been charge ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Iowa reports rare sighting of predatory mammal: A fisher

    WAUKON — The Iowa Natural Resources Department has reported a rare, confirmed sighting of a predatory mammal known as a fisher.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Five arrested during seize of illegal drugs

    The Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Taskforce along with the Knoxville Police Department seized illegal drugs at a Knoxville home Wednesday night and a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • GOP passes bill opponents say will gut public unions

    DES MOINES (AP) — Public sector unions in Iowa will have less authority to negotiate working conditions for teachers, nurses and correctional officers ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Woman accused of stealing from mom’s account to gamble

    OSAGE — A northern Iowa woman accused of stealing from her mother has been charged with theft.Marily ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Man charged in cold case expected to plead guilty

    IOWA CITY — A man charged with the 1995 slaying of an Iowa City woman is expected to enter a guilty plea Friday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • NFD promotes fire awareness

    Weather conditions forecasted the next several days include unseasonably warm and dry weather for February. Many people will get a head start on sprin ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Catch more blues tunes at the Newton Public Library Monday

    Blues Under the Blue RoofBlues Under the Blue Roof is back. A new musical performance will be held e ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Park office set to move from Krumm Arboretum

    The relocation of the parks department office from Krumm Arboretum to the Public Works office was one of many topics discussed at the Newton Park Boar ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • Radio veteran to be honored by Iowa Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame

    The Eagles. David Crosby. The Byrds. A former Beatle.Kyle Martin has interviewed some incredible mus ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • City snow plow slides through stop sign, causes car crash

    The Newton Police Department released a report Wednesday about a crash between a city truck snow plow and a vehicle on Feb. 8, which caused the vehicl ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Getting the links ready for opening day Friday

    Westwood Golf Course Golf Pro Brad Sponseller is hard at work getting the course ready for golfers this season. Thanks to above average temperatures a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Newton Fire Department testing the waters

    The Newton Fire Department provides refresher courses for firefighters once a year. Participants are taught how to perform surface ice rescues. Three ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Des Moines Performing Arts announces 2017 summer camps

    DES MOINES — Each summer Des Moines Performing Arts offers young people throughout the Midwest the opportunity to explore their interest in performing ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:04 am