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  • School board reviews Berg construction

    Monday night’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting covered a wide range of topics. The new Berg Middle School construction tim ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Altoona workshop on farmland values, ownership is Feb. 17

    ALTOONA —  The value of an average acre of good Iowa farmland has fallen for the third consecutive year, the first time that has happened since the 19 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • 2017 Iowa Soybean Asso. Research Conference Tues. and Wed.

    The 2017 Iowa Soybean Association Research Conference is set for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention at the Iowa Eve ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Department of Ag releases Water Quality Initiative scale-up plan

    Iowa House and Senate committees were presented with a review of water quality coordination efforts last week. The Iowa Department of Agriculture, the ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • TechAccel and Iowa Corn Opportunities invest in Agrivida

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — TechAccel and Iowa Corn Opportunities announced separate investments in Agrivida Inc., a St. Louis-based agriculture technology com ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • DMACC releases its fall semester dean’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the fall semester dean’s list. To be eligi ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Iowa Art Council call for Iowa Women’s Art Exhibition artwork submissions

    DES MOINES — Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Arts Council have announced an open call for female artists to submit art for the Iowa Women’s Art ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Photo Hike at the Refuge

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host its February Photo Hike from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday. This program is free and open to the public.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Man fatally shot at hotel during concert

    DAVENPORT — Iowa authorities say an Illinois man has been fatally shot during a concert at a Davenport hotel. Davenport police were sent to the Hotel ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Man killed wife and slit own throat before crash, police say

    DES MOINES — Authorities say a man killed his wife at her Des Moines home and then slit his throat before crashing into the back of a semitrailer on I ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • ISU loses appeal in marijuana T-shirt case

    DES MOINES (AP) — In a case that free speech advocates are calling a victory for college students everywhere regardless of their political views, a fe ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Nonprofit considers future in senior housing

    CLEAR LAKE — Officials at an organization that provides services to those with disabilities are considering turning the nonprofit’s 80-acre Clear Lake ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Capitol Hill Buzz

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To get Donald Trump’s attention, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley is turning to the president’s favorite method of communica ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Police injure gunman who took over convenience store

    WATERLOO — Waterloo Police shot and wounded a gunman who took over a convenience store over the weekend.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Judge denies request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday refused to stop construction on the last stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline, which is progressing much ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:29 am