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  • DNR to host hunting, trapping public meeting Wednesday in Monroe

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting over the Iowa Communications Network from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Prairie City-Mo ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Brownfield: Monday cash livestock markets report

    ANKENY — In cattle country, both buyers and sellers are busy taking inventory, bids and asking prices have yet to be established. Last week’s trade ca ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • ICA to host performance tested bull sale Friday

    AMES — The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association will host its second performance tested bull sale of the sea ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • City of Newton hosts open house Tuesday

    The City of Newton is hosting a 2015 City Projects — Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. Learn abou ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Nonprofit gifted with home from Wells Fargo

    HAWARDEN — Wells Fargo has donated a home to the Center for Financial Education, a nonprofit ministry that provides counseling services free of charge ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Man killed after motorcycle veered off road

    GOOSE LAKE — Authorities say one man has been killed after his motorcycle veered off the road and pinned him underneath in eastern Iowa.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Snow dampens efforts to jumpstart yard cleanup

    MASON CITY — An overnight snowstorm along northern Iowa has dampened Mason City’s efforts to get a jumpstart on spring cleaning. City officials had re ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Council Bluffs man ahead in competition for ‘dream job’

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs man is currently in first place in a contest for the chance to spend two weeks in Norway as a photographer.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Brother, former president to attend Jeb Bush fundraiser

    DES MOINES — Former President George W. Bush is scheduled to attend a Lone Star-studded fundraiser in Dallas Wednesday for his brother Jeb Bush.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Trial postponed for Colfax man who pulled handgun during December arrest

    A continuance was filed Monday in the case of a Colfax man who pulled a gun during a December confrontation with Colfax police officers outside his do ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Branstad cancels events, rests after catching cold

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad took the day off Monday to recover from a cold. Branstad’s spokesman Jimmy Centers said the governor caught a cold wh ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Obama, Afghan leader to finalize plan for US troop pullout

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomes Afghanistan’s new president to the Oval Office on Tuesday with fraught questions staring them in the face ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

    LONDON — Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Jet crashes in Alps with 150 aboard; no survivors expected

    PARIS — A passenger jet carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-a ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:59 am
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