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  • Police: Iowa student lied about being victim of hate crime

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A black University of Iowa student lied about being the victim of a hate crime and was actually an aggressor during several drunken f ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Burlington man convicted in death of 22-day-old son

    BURLINGTON — A Des Moines County jury has found a Burlington man responsible for killing his 22-day-old son, although he will avoid a first-degree mur ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Demo begins at former county care facility

    Nearly 150 years after the Jasper County Care Facility was built, demolition began Monday with the first wall coming down.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • NHS staff addressing transgender bathroom issues

    On the national scale, the dialogue related to transgender restroom issues is an emotional, high-strung discussion.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • D&D program lot sold for development

    The First Newton National Development Corporation is the new owner of the D&D program development lot projected to house four duplexes.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • PEO names scholarship winner

    Charlotte Townsend, representing the Newton P.E.O. chapters, presented Kathryn Wyre a P.E.O. scholarship at the Dollars for Scholars award program May ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Schnell’s trip to Far East helps further soybean trade

    When Rolland Schnell took a trip to the west in February, he wasn’t simply headed to Des Moines, Council Bluffs or even San Francisco.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Dozens of officers participate in Special Olympics run

    Dawn Hanbeck is excited.The Iowa Special Olympics Summer Games are set to be held Thursday through S ...
    May 17, 2016 - 7:35 pm
  • Meet the candidates: Jasper County Supervisor Democrats

    Editor’s Note: There are two Republicans and two Democrats seeking nominations for Jasper County Supervisor in the June Primary Election. The winners ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • WLL to host annual womens conference June 16

    Women Land and Legacy (WLL) along with Iowa Land Sales & Farm Management will host the Fourth Annual Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference from 8 a.m. to ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Entry road to be closed for ‘Pedal the Prairie’ event

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting its inaugural “Pedal the Prairie” on Saturday.Be ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Rain slows planting but remain above average

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statisti ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Branstad signs law ending petroleum tank cleanup program

    DES MOINES — A penny-per-gallon gas tax that for more than a quarter-century has funded efforts to clean up underground petroleum tanks near gas stati ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Iowa’s Osprey population continues to expand

    Des Moines and Cedar Rapids can lay claim to nesting sites for Iowa’s big three raptors–peregrine falcons, bald eagles, and recently, ospreys. The re- ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Tree care class at Newton Public Library

    A Basic Tree Care class will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Newton Public Library. The library is planting new trees and has invited Newton Parks and Recr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:12 pm