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  • DNR to hold listening session hunting, trapping regulations

    Des Moines — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting public meetings over the Iowa Communications Network from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 22 to list ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Ex-police chief pleads guilty to theft, lying to agent

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Federal officials say a former eastern Iowa police chief has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing a police gun and lying to a federal ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Thousands of Election Day ballots uncounted in Adel

    ADEL — Iowa election officials say nearly 6,000 Dallas County absentee ballots went uncounted from the Nov. 8 election because of mistakes by local el ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Panel OKs Iowa collective bargain bill despite opposition

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republicans on a legislative committee have approved a bill that would make big changes to Iowa’s collective bargaining law for publ ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Iowa abandons unemployment kiosk system

    DES MOINES — Iowa officials have confirmed that the state has stopped servicing or tracking the more than 700 self-help computer kiosks installed to r ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • ISU announces fall dean’s list

    AMES — Approximately 8,775 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the Fall Semeste ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Tax season is here, forms available at the Newton library

    Blues Under the Blue RoofBlues Under the Blue Roof is back. A new musical performance will be held e ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Naked Magicians announce third run

    DES MOINES — Des Moines Performing Arts has announced that tickets for the third return engagement of The Naked Magicians will go on sale Friday. Tick ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • DMACC hosting activities for National Court Reporting and Captioning Week

    National Court Reporting and Captioning Week kicks into gear on Saturday, and DMACC’s Newton campus will be hosting events throughout the week.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • City grants more than $36K to downtown improvements

    Work to update and renovate downtown Newton continues with three new micro-grants awarded totaling more than $36,000. Buildings or businesses owned by ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Trial date set for sex abuse case

    A Newton man accused of third-degree sexual abuse will appear in court next month for a jury trial after a 2015 incident.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Fresh Powder

    In the midst of a mild winter with little snow, children at Newton’s Sunset Park take advantage of sled-worthy conditions Wednesday afternoon.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Newton Daily News launches Cutest Couple Contest

    The Newton Daily News has partnered with the Jeweler’s Bench and other area businesses in search of Jasper County’s Cutest Couple.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Plant edible habitat, conservation cover with the State Forest Nursery’s specialty packet

    DES MOINES — Create some habitat and conservation foodscapes with the Wild Edibles Specialty Packet from Iowa’s State Forest Nursery.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • 2017 Newton Police Department online auction starts Friday

    The Newton Police Department will hold an online auction of nine bicycles and baseball cards beginning Friday. The auction website is www.publicsurplu ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:59 am