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  • First phase of mussel relocation for new Mississippi bridge complete

    DAVENPORT (AP) — Crews have completed the first phase of a project to move freshwater mussels as part of the construction of the new Interstate 74 bri ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Tornadoes damage some buildings in northeast Iowa

    GRUNDY CENTER (AP) — Authorities say tornadoes have damaged some buildings in northeast Iowa.Funnel ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Police ID two killed in crash with patrol car

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Police have identified two people who were killed early Saturday when their car slid across a freeway in Cedar Rapids and slammed into ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Authorities continuing search for missing boaters

    CLINTON — Clinton authorities are continuing their search for two missing boaters on the Mississippi River.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Medical cannabis oil supporters hope for law expansion

    DES MOINES (AP) — Medical marijuana supporters are hopeful that the Iowa Legislature could expand the state’s limited cannabis oil law.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Iowa’s ag secretary asks again for money to combat bird flu

    DES MOINES (AP) — The head of Iowa’s agriculture department is once again asking state leaders for financial help to better prepare for potential anim ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Breckenridge, Allen to host Medicaid listening post Dec. 6 in Colfax

    State Rep.-elect Wes Breckenridge and Sen. Chaz Allen, both of Newton, will host a Medicaid privatization listening post at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Co ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • BETCHAW & Friends, Newton Bell Choir perform joint concert

    The Newton Children's Choir, BETCHAW & Friends, and the Newton Hand bell Choir, Tintinnabulation, performed a joint concert on Monday at Berg Middle S ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • 10 things to know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Hundreds come to courthouse square for lights, parade

    Only 20 minutes into the chili cookoff that was a part of Friday’s Jasper County Courthouse Lighting ceremony, the cooks were already scraping the bot ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Businesses get steady traffic on big shopping day

    For some Newton Main Street district businesses, not only was Small Business Saturday busy, parts of the traditional Friday were kind as well.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Culver’s third annual Thanksgiving meal a success

    Thanksgiving Day is often a time for friends and family to gather and give thanks and the same was true at the third annual Culver’s Thanksgiving meal ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Photo: In honor of the fallen

    A relay group called “The Things They Carry,” aimed at promoting awareness of military veteran suicide, marched from Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Lieutenant suffers minor injuries while making arrest

    A call about a disturbance in a Newton store led to an arrest on multiple charges and minor injuries to a Newton Police lieutenant.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • NCSD Board to discuss early retirement possibilities

    Consideration of an early retirement program is one of the few action items on the agenda for Monday’s Newton Community School District Board of Educa ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 11:47 am