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  • Back to School

    WASHINGTON (AP) — No more staying up late during the week. Farewell to sleeping in. And hello, homework!
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Local students graduate from Upper Iowa University

    FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the names of its May 2016 graduates. The honored students included:
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Skiff Auxiliary kicks off membership drive

    The Skiff Auxiliary will kick off its fall membership drive Monday.Membership is open to all communi ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Daily News will host a free community movie showing of “All the President’s Men” at 1 p.m. Friday at the Capitol II Theatre in Newton. All th ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Justices will again review ISU whistleblower’s case

    AMES — For a second time, the Iowa Supreme Court will review the case of an Iowa State University whistleblower who was viciously mistreated by his su ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • 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