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  • Flood warnings issued for northwest Iowa rivers

    SIOUX CITY — Heavy rainfall over the past two days in northwest Iowa has swollen area rivers with storm runoff.
    April 28, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Two Kansas men plead guilty in Iowa slaying

    NODAWAY — Two Kansas men have pleaded guilty in what authorities say was the drug-related slaying of an Iowa man.
    April 28, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Sanders’ bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ movement for a political revolution is reaching a crossroads even as he promises to campaign against Hillary Clinton ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Attempt to revive talks on medical marijuana fails

    DES MOINES — An attempt to revive talks on legislation that would expand medical marijuana access in Iowa has failed in the state House. The Republica ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash

    ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” drew intense backlash Wednesd ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Cruz taps Carly Fiorina to serve as running mate

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In need of momentum after a five-state shutout, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday tapped former technology e ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • NHS block scheduling advantages outlined

    Newton High School Principal Bill Peters didn’t use his time at the podium Monday night to defend or promote the modified block scheduling system used ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Newton man recognized for military service

    Surrounded by family and friends, 73-year-old Merlin Hamilton leaned over to better hear the words being spoken to honor his military service.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Elderly Nutrition receives funding

    A contract totaling $230,000 between Aging Resources of Central Iowa and Jasper County Elderly Nutrition was approved Tuesday. The Jasper County Board ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Survey makes progress at racial justice meeting

    Conversation continued on how to administer a public survey at the Racial Justice Working Group of Jasper County meeting on Tuesday. The group brainst ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Sacred Heart First Communion

    First Communion was celebrated on April 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton. Front row, from left, are Callie Van Beek, Stella Bloom, Olivia R ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Newton man to serve probation for child neglect

    A 28-year-old Newton man received a suspended 10 year prison sentence and three years of probation for his role in a child neglect case.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Community prayer gathering Tuesday

    United Presbyterian Church will host the May One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • First Assembly to host gospel quartet

    Newton First Assembly of God will host Southern Gospel music group Sounds of Inspiration quartet at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the church, 1029 E. 19th St. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Sacred Heart cinnamon roll sale Saturday, Sunday

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church Faith Journey and National Conference on Catholic Youth and adults are selling cinnamon rolls after 4 p.m. Mass Saturday ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:27 am