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  • Man serving life for killing Newton officer dies in prison

    The man responsible for the death of Newton Police Officer Daniel McPherren has died. Lawrence Gladson, 72, died Tuesday in a hospice room of the Iowa ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • SHARE Iowa food program to offer significant food discounts

    The saying “no good deed goes unnoticed,” takes on a new meaning with the SHARE Iowa food program. The nonprofit organization sells quality food at a ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Central Iowa Community Services named Organization of the Year

    Central Iowa Community Services was named 2017 Organization of the Year by the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa. CICS Planning Officer Russell Wood and C ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Baxter native embraces new role at DNR

    Growing up in Baxter, Alex Murphy graduated high school with a class of about 20 students. Now, he works at an agency with nearly 1,000 people and ser ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Mad scientists take over Baxter Community School for PBIS celebration

    BAXTER — “We all told them they were mad. Mad! But they showed us. They showed us all.”On March 9, 2 ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Youth group member: ‘It is life changing. It changes your heart.’

    More than 1,000 miles separate Prairie City and Gretna, Fla.Despite the distance, the two cities hav ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Supervisors give updates on large, outstanding projects

    Updates were given on two ongoing projects for the Jasper County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Wo ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Dakota Access Pipeline damaged in Mahaska County

    Damage to the Dakota Access Pipeline in Mahaska County was confirmed Tuesday by the county sheriff.M ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Annual Spring Skiff Gala returns next month

    The 5th Annual Skiff Gala will kick off next month with beloved traditions, as well as a few surprises at the fundraising event.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • St. Luke UMC presents The Last Supper Drama

    As a part of the Easter season celebration, St. Luke United Methodist Church is presenting The Last Supper Drama. All members of the community are inv ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Soup supper at Pleasant View UMC March 31

    The Pleasant View United Methodist Church is holding a chicken noodle supper with homemade pies from 3 to 7 p.m. March 31 at the church, 8454 S. 28th ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Mexico work trip presentation at First Baptist

    Bob Main will do a presentation at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on his recent mission trip to Xicotepec, Mexico. He ha ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Chris Rose to speak at Least of Saints

    Chris Rose of Christ Rose Ministries will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. on March 22 at 6:30 at the Least of Saints Church, 219 N. Second Ave. W.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Lenten service concert series in Colfax

    ​The Colfax Howard Street Christian Church will host a series of Lenten concerts. Concerts will be at 6 p.m. Sundays, with a time for cookies and coff ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • ‘Jump Rope for Heart’

    Newton elementary students participated in the “Jump Rope for Heart” event and students who raised more than $1,000 have been announced. Woodrow Wilso ...
    March 23, 2017 - 9:08 am