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  • Branstad talks apprenticeships, flood recovery on Colfax Stop

    COLFAX — Gov. Terry Branstad toured Dickerson Mechanical, Inc. Tuesday to discuss the Colfax business’s skilled labor training strategies and the stre ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Qualifying for national competition

    Two members of the InMotion Dance Company recently attended the Midwest Starz National Dance Competition where their duet “Legit” scored in the top th ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Projects progressing for Hometown Pride

    Positive progress for the Jasper County Hometown Pride program, including two new grants, was reported to the Jasper County Board of Supervisors on Tu ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Pink Floyd fans to be treated to rocking experience at Brit Floyd concert

    The Des Moines Civic Center will be transformed into a Pink Floyd concert on Sunday when the tribute group Brit Floyd takes the stage.
    July 13, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Sacred Heart to host family fun night

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church, along with Family Life and Church Life Commissions and Knights of Columbus, will host a Family Fun Night for its congreg ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Kellogg UMC to host free barbecue

    Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a summer barbecue at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 417 Second St. in Kellogg.
    July 13, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • IPTV announces dates for 10th annual Reading Road Trip

    Newton Daily NewsJOHNSTON — Iowa Public Television is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Readin ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge to host July photo hikes

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host its June Photo Hike from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday.This pr ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • IAFP seeks 2016 Family Physician of the Year Award

    Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community? Do you think ...
    July 13, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Community Calendar

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginner’s Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    July 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • NCSD board approves $46K technology purchase

    Before Newton Community School District Technology Supervisor Dan Sloan could get to the E.J.H. Beard Administrative Center boardroom podium during Mo ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Master Gardner program still inspiring amateur horticulturists

    Carolyn Burk didn’t get into the Iowa State University Extension Service’s Master Gardner program because she wanted to become an expert.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Rental units at former Juice and Junk ready for demolition

    Demolition work is continuing at the former Juice and Junk site. The four rental storage units were approved to be torn down by city council at its Ju ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Upcoming Prairie Night Hikes

    Mark your calendars for these opportunities to explore the prairie at night for an entertaining learning experience.
    July 12, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Des Moines Playhouse presents ‘Rock of Ages’

    The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents “Rock of Ages,” July 15 through Aug. 7. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 51 ...
    July 12, 2016 - 2:13 pm