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  • Byron's first XFINITY Series win comes at Iowa Speedway

    Iowa Speedway has been good to William Byron over the past three seasons. Byron always seems to run well at Newton's7/8 mile track.
    June 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Nemechek wins NCWTS M&M's 200 at Iowa Speedway

    Planned and executed — John Hunter Nemechek and his team came in with a strategy for Iowa Speedway. In-race adjustments pushed the 20-year-old to his ...
    June 24, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Kirkwood announces dean’s list

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point av ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Column: Tweeting in the sun

    As a teenager in the 1970s, one of the hit songs of my youth was “Seasons in the Sun,” by Terry Jacks. Tragic song lyrics but the refrain and the tune ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Mental lapses stifle Newton baseball

    DES MOINES — Newton High’s Cardinals were going along pretty well in a 1-all game against host Des Moines Lincoln. They had matched the Railsplitters ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Newton softball hosts 4A regional opener

    Newton High’s softball team will host its opener in the Class 4A postseason.The Cardinals were assig ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • 76ers make Fultz top pick in NBA draft

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers got the player they wanted and Lonzo Ball the team he wanted.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Mustang softball knocks off No. 9 West Marshall

    STATE CENTER — Senior Katie Vande Wall hit a home run in the fifth inning to ignite the Prairie City-Monroe softball team on Thursday, and the Mustang ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

    MIAMI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are hoping a stint in the minors will help Kyle Schwarber find his swing again.
    June 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Ranked Tigerhawks get back on track against BGM

    COLFAX — Junior Rhiannon Haley hit her sixth home run of the season, and sophomore Colbee Cunningham didn’t allow an earned run in the circle during t ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Splash! Timberwolves get Jimmy Butler from Bulls

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ever since Tom Thibodeau took over in Minnesota last summer, a reunion with Chicago Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler seemed destined to ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Royals slowly climb into contention

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Well, look at the Royals now.After a 10-20 start, some looked ahead to trade ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Phillies deck Cardinals

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph homered. The Philadelphia Phillies ended a ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid and John Dorsey arrived with the Kansas City Chiefs within weeks of each other, the coach and general manager given ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Veteran and rookie drivers featured in NCWTS races

    Johnny Sauter has never won a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Iowa Speedway. He has 10 starts at Iowa with six top-five wins.
    June 22, 2017 - 12:19 pm