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  • Former pastor charged with sexual exploitation

    SPENCER — Authorities have charged a former Spencer pastor with five counts of sexual exploitation by a counselor.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Principal getting $50,000 settlement as he leaves post

    BETTENDORF — A Bettendorf school administrator who’s been under scrutiny since a state report cited a potential conflict of interest will be paid $50, ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Des Moines police release name of homicide victim

    DES MOINES — Authorities have released the name of a 25-year-old man who was shot to death in Des Moines.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Iowa’s bullying prevention office has no direct funds

    DES MOINES (AP) — Nearly one year after Gov. Terry Branstad announced the creation of a bullying prevention office, the program has no designated doll ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Man injured after crashing into pickup during police chase

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Authorities say a 19-year-old man has been hospitalized after crashing into a pickup during a chase by officers in Council Bluffs. Th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • University of Iowa drops plans for bias response team

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa has dropped plans to create a team to assess claims of bias.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • NPD warns of a potential scam

    The Newton Police Department has received numerous complaints of scam callers targeting local residents and claiming to be affiliated with the U.S. De ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Bond issue would raise some taxes $8 per year

    The Newton Community School District’s proposed levy increase for a Berg Complex rebuild will only give some property owners an increase of about $8 p ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Junior Achievement returns to Newton

    An internet search for the presence of a Junior Achievement program in Newton won’t get very far.Tha ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Put children on the path to a successful school year

    To help put children on the path to a successful school year, Prevent Blindness Iowa urges parents to address their child’s eye health needs. Prevent ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Newton girls help lost children at the Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — You’re waiting for your grandson to take his turn on the big yellow slide at the Iowa State Fair. It’s hot outside so you tell him you’re ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Brown awarded IDNR 2016 Conservation Leader

    Raymond Brown, of Newton, who passed away on July 4, was posthumously awarded a 2016 Conservation Leader award by the Iowa Department of Natural Resou ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Alexander the Great

    Katie and Ryan Buck’s baby son Alex has a nickname. Alexander the Great is like many other 8-month-olds. He laughs and loves to play on the floor with ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Newton native to join as host of ‘The View’

    After filling in for the past season, Newton native Sara Haines will finally be in a position she’s wanted since the start of her career. Beginning th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • More seating added to Demolition Derby

    COLFAX — Despite the absence of Mineral Springs Days this summer, the very popular demolition derby will return to Colfax and is set to, once again, e ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:32 am