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  • Presentation, field day show ways to prevent erosion

    When young people get ready to make a presentation at a county fair, there might be an American flag involved. Or a goat. Or a horse.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Walking across the country for troops

    Jason W. Brooks/Daily News Tom Connolly is an actor and comedian who is walking from his home in Los Angeles to his hometown of Windsor, Conn., and he ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • ‘We’d really like to have some answers’

    The following story is part of Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa’s Unsolved Murders is a yearlong collaborative effort by Iowa news organizations to revisit s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Four finalists selected for Newton Police Chief

    Two local officers are part of the final four candidates selected for the Newton Police Chief position.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa’s Cold Case Unit shut down in 2011

    DES MOINES — In its three years in operation, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s Cold Case Unit brought to close two unsolved homicide case ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Questions answered, costs discussed at Crime-Free Housing workshop

    The council chambers were packed once again for the second and final workshop for the Crime-Free Multi-Housing program Monday.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Getting away with murder

    The killers behind roughly one third of American murders go unidentified by law enforcement.In the M ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • FSA Jasper County committee nominations due Aug. 3

    Jasper County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Katie Kramer announced the nomination period for local FSA county committees forms must be p ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Wires down

    Last Friday’s storm led to damage to a tree and overhead utility line along the west side of the 6000 block of E. Fifth St. S., and Monday’s storm bro ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Local FFA member selected as member of National FFA Band

    INDIANAPOLIS — Emily Zahurones, a member of the Baxter FFA chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 29-Nov. 1 during the National FFA Conve ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • ‘Evening of Story Telling’ at St. Stephen’s

    Author David Nelson, a former Dubuque resident, will present “An Evening of Story Telling” on 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Church. All are welcom ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Events

    • Newton Farmers’ Market will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday on the north and west sides of the Jasper County Courthouse in Newton. For more information, con ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Newton couple signs agreement to purchase Cardinal Lanes

    The Newton building where so many strikes and spares have been logged will hopefully again be up and running as a bowling alley soon, as a local coupl ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Downtown design ideas to be showcased Tuesday

    An open house to view and discuss preliminary designs for downtown Newton is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at city hall.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • School board to vote on bus-camera bids

    Most school bus drivers, at some point, have overheard or been a part of discussion about what was said on a bus.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
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