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  • Area students names to University of Iowa honors list, participate in fall graduation

    IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa has announced its fall semester honors lists and graduates. Local students on those lists are below.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Skiff Medical Center names new president

    The leaders of Mercy Health Network have announced Laurie Conner will accept the role of President of Skiff Medical Center effective March 19.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Nominations open for Iowa’s Best Burger

    Iowa’s cattle producers are asking their fellow Iowans to help find Iowa’s Best Burger in 2017. In this year’s quest, the Iowa Beef Industry Council a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Trial date set in Medicaid fraud case

    A trial date is set for a pair charged with creating false Medicaid records and tampering with records two years ago.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Redevelopment of Sunset Park moving forward

    Creating a cohesive design is often the first step in developing a plan for future construction. That is the case for the redevelopment of Sunset Park ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • School board reviews Berg construction

    Monday night’s Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting covered a wide range of topics. The new Berg Middle School construction tim ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • DMACC releases its fall semester dean’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the fall semester dean’s list. To be eligi ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Photo Hike at the Refuge

    Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host its February Photo Hike from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday. This program is free and open to the public.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Celebrating Scouts

    PRAIRIE CITY — Tigers and wolves and bears, oh my! Members of Jasper County area Cub Scout packs gathered as one for an important ceremony for the Web ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Purses with Purpose event draws large crowd

    A packed house was on hand Friday night at Sugar Grove Vineyards and Gathering Place for the Purses with Purpose, a fundraiser for Newton Convention a ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Chili cook-off to benefit American Legion

    Newton’s American Legion Post 111 is hosting its inaugural chili cook-off on Saturday. Chili-cooking skills will be put to the test before five judges ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • KOA owners bring hospitality to Newton

    Seeking a vacation close to home isn’t always an easy task, but with an RV, a swim suit and a fishing pole, getaways might not be so hard.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Officer injured during arrest of Newton man

    One man is behind bars after an incident with police Thursday afternoon led to minor injuries to an officer.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • DMACC announces fall president’s list

    Des Moines Area Community College President Rob Denson recently released the names of students eligible for the fall semester president’s list. To be ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Cabin Fever Day set for Satruday

    Mark your calendars for Cabin Fever Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy games, crafts, movies and more. ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:02 am