Rain
67°FRainFull Forecast

Local

  • Knoxville Nationals get under way

    KNOXVILLE — NASCAR stars, small town fun and the best racing anywhere in the world started Thursday at Knoxville Raceway. The 10-day stretch sprint ca ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Terry Brown scores first win of season Friday at Marshalltown

    MARSHALLTOWN — Race fans had quite a show at Marshalltown Speedway Friday night. Not only did the stock car drivers continue a tradition of quality ra ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Iowa optimistic as fall camp opens

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The uncertainty that hung over Iowa heading into last year’s fall camp has been replaced by stability and reasonably high expec ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Keselowski wins back-to-back U.S. Cellular 250s

    On a perfect summer evening for a race, it came down to three perfect laps and one perfect move at Iowa Speedway’s season finale.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Jones earns first K&N Pro Series win

    In a race in which multiple leaders cost themselves valuable space on the track, Brandon Jones maintained his position and then took advantage.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Twice is nice for Keselowski at Iowa Speedway

    Not many drivers have won back-to-back races at Iowa Speedway. Brad Keselowski put together a dominating run Saturday night at the sixth annual NASCAR ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Jones earns first K&N Pro Series win

    Brandon Jones held off a late charge from Kenzie Ruston in the closing laps to win the K&N Pro Series Autolite Iridium XP 150 Friday night at Iowa Spe ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Returning K&N victor Rhodes keeps on winning

    Ben Rhodes has turned his Alpha Energy Solutions sponsored Chevrolet into the alpha car on the race track.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Home-grown talent competing in Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250

    Landon Cassill and Joey Gase will have large contingents of family and friends at the Iowa Speedway Saturday. The two Cedar Rapids area natives are am ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • MLB Capsules

    DETROIT (AP) — Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the D ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Little, Get To Know Newton hit Iowa Speedway Friday in K&N race

    Taking advantage of opportunities on the track and off the track are part of the sport of stock car racing.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Newton's Jenkins earns 4A all-state honors

    Eight area high school softball players were recognized for their efforts during the 2014 season with state honors. The Iowa Girls Coaches Association ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Blown tire not letting air out of Gaughan's hopes in Newton

    Brendan Gaughan wants to see his recent history of short-lived success at Iowa Speedway turn into a complete racing effort this weekend.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Dillon coming in hot to Iowa Speedway

    Last week, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Ty Dillon spoke before an event in Grimes promoting this weekend’s U.S. Cellular 250 about the momentum he ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Local talent fills HOIC all-conference teams

    Area softball teams were well represented on this year’s Heart of Iowa all-conference teams.Colfax-M ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    Are you satisfied with the updated visitors policy passed by the Newton school board that requires guests to show an ID?
    Yes
    No