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  • Police injure gunman who took over convenience store

    WATERLOO — Waterloo Police shot and wounded a gunman who took over a convenience store over the weekend.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Adele wins top Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyonce

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an extraordinary moment between the music industry’s top female artists, Adele beat Beyonce for three of the top Grammy Awards — ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Health board budget approved

    Halfway through the fiscal year, the Jasper County Health Department is already out pacing its revenue projection by more than $50,000.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • 15th Annual Bridal Fair returns to Newton

    Brides planning their special day are invited to explore a variety of local vendors at the 15th Annual Bridal Fair on Feb. 26.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Newton professionals recognized with YP of the Year awards

    DES MOINES — It was a banner night Thursday for the Young Professionals of Jasper County with both Jessica Lowe and Nathan Unsworth coming home with Y ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • School board to consider two-year contract with NCEA

    The Newton Community School District Board of Education will convene for its regular meeting Monday night at EJH Beard Administration Center.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Hopkins, Wyre named to 2016 fall semester dean’s list at Luther

    DECORAH — Peder Hopkins, Luther College senior and Kathryn Wyre, Luther College first-year, of Newton have been named to the 2016 fall semester Dean’s ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Local student on Grinnell College dean’s list

    GRINNELL — The following local student is named to the Grinnell College dean’s list for the fall semester 2016. They are among the 261 students honore ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Local students on Central College dean’s list

    PELLA — The following Central College students were named to the dean’s list for fall 2016.Jasper Co ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Trees For Kids grant applications due March 1

    Trees For Kids grant applications are available online for schools and communities to involve youth in planting trees this spring. The grants pay up t ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • Pacesetters dance team wins third place at nationals

    Newton High School’s Pacesetters took home a third-place finish at the 2017 Dance Team Union National Championship in Orlando, Fla. last weekend. Newt ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Stutterin’ Jimmy Duo to Perform at the Newton Public Library

    The Stutterin’ Jimmy Duo will perform at the next Blues Under the Blue Roof concert series on Monday.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • DMACC and IMDP team up to save lives

    The DMACC Newton Student Nursing Club, along with the Iowa Marrow Donor Program, is hosting a bone marrow drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Newton ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Some Iowa counties oppose House bill with worker pay cuts

    DES MOINES (AP) — Some of Iowa’s most-populated counties said Thursday they will not quietly accept minimum wage legislation that could result in tens ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • City clears way for plastics housewares operation

    DAVENPORT — Construction is expected to begin this spring on a plastics housewares plant that company officials say will bring 500 new jobs to Davenpo ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:21 am