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  • Tremendous TPI

    From left to right: TPI Composites Human Resources Supervisor Emily McMahon, TPI Composites General Manager Terry Van Huysen, TPI Composites Director ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Local students named to Mount Mercy dean’s list

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Claire Funke, of Newton, and Tara Van Rees, of Lynnville were named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at Mount Mercy University. Both Fun ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Area students receive degrees from Buena Vista University

    STORM LAKE — The following area students graduated from Buena Vista University in May 2015: Jennifer Wright, of Newton, graduated with a master of sci ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Local students named to Iowa State University spring semester dean’s list

    AMES — More than 7,560 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2015 sprin ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Harthoorn graduates from Kirkwood Community College

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has announced the graduating class of 2014-1515.  Casey Harthoorn, of Lynnville, received her graduation cer ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Safety tips available for Iowans affected by flooding

    After a long Wednesday night of severe storms and heavy rain, American Red Cross volunteers were in the affected communities and meeting with those di ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Events

    • Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal campaign will stop at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Moo’s BBQ, 103 W. Second St. N. in Newton.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Library to host one-room school presentation, farming movie

    Iowa One Room Schools ProgramJoin us on Wednesday at 2 p.m. for a program on One room Schools by Iow ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Capitol to host sensory-friendly film showing Saturday morning

    Capitol II Theatre will host a sensory-friendly showing of “Inside Out” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the theatre, 116 First St. N. in Newton.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Newton man charged with sexual abuse, endangerment

    A Newton man was charged with second-degree sexual abuse and child endangerment June 16 after being accused of punching a 2-year-old child in the geni ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Homeland

    The following is part I of an occasional series exploring the major issues facing Iowa landowners and economic stakeholders in Texas-based Energy Tran ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Principals, others from NCSD participate in intense training

    If you want to capture a child’s heart, it would be a good idea to know what’s in your own heart first.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Sunset Park outdoor gym project moving forward

    Upcoming events and projects were discussed at the Newton Wellness Coalition meeting Wednesday. The outdoor gym the group has been planning received s ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Biking Boys

    From left to right: Justin DeVries, Taylor Van Weelden, Joseph Cunningham, Kyle Landgrebe and Vincent Bennett, of Prairie City and Monroe, participate ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Generous donations boost big upgrades to Skiff endoscopy suite

    The purchase of new, leading-edge equipment and technology has made possible a major update of the Skiff Medical Center endoscopy suite. This suite, a ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:59 am
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