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  • Youth academy teaches kids about law enforcement, public safety

    Twelve more kids now have a better understanding of what it takes to be in law enforcement and public safety after another year of the Prairie City-Mo ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Annual Bowlful of Blues moves to a Sunday

    A few changes are in store for the 24th version of one of Newton’s best-known annual entertainment events.
    July 29, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • City to address blighted properties

    As a part of the D&D program, the city is once again looking to purchase real estate to help combat dangerous and dilapidated homes and improve commun ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Hauling down First Avenue

    The mighty tractor-trailers and big rigs that haul stock cars were on display Thursday evening for Iowa Speedway's only annual haulers parade. The rig ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Wells Fargo makes donation to DMACC

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson (second from right) accepts a $25,000 donation from Wells Fargo Great Plains Region President D ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • The end of the tour

    The final week of Dan Wardell's tour of Iowa public libraries concluded at the Newton Public Library on Thursday morning with two interactive shows. W ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Local students named to UI spring 2016 dean’s list

    IOWA CITY — The following area students were named to the University of Iowa spring 2016 dean’s list:
    July 29, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Local students named to UI spring president’s list

    IOWA CITY — Students named to the University of Iowa President’s List for the spring 2016 semester.J ...
    July 29, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Summer tutoring focus is based on starting points

    When the final bell rings at the end of the school year, students celebrate three months without classes. However, it seems students’ brain cells don’ ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Lake Red Rock to host several upcoming activities

    There’s always something happening at Lake Red Rock. Check out these upcoming activities:Stargazing ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Local students receive diplomas from Des Moines Area Community College

    More than 1,400 students graduated in the spring semester from Des Moines Area Community College’s Ankeny, Boone, Carroll, Newton, Urban and West Camp ...
    July 29, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • UNI names area students to spring 2016 dean’s list

    CEDAR FALLS — Students from the area were among the students named to the Spring 2016 semester dean’s list at the University of Northern Iowa. They in ...
    July 29, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Amana Festival of Arts scheduled for Aug. 6

    The Amana Arts Guild will sponsor it’s Festival of the Arts on 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at Middle Amana Park.
    July 29, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Community Calendar

    • Newton Kart Klub will meet at 4 p.m. Friday at Newton Kart Klub, 2801 E. Fifth St. S. in Newton. Hotlaps begin at 6 p.m. For changes or updates visi ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Privatization of Medicaid discussion Tuesday

    Join the conversation and share input on how Iowa’s Privatization of Medicaid has impacted many citizens and medical providers in Jasper County and Io ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm