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  • Hot air balloon brushes power line at Iowa event

    INDIANOLA (AP) — A hot air balloon brushed a power line and caused an outage at the National Balloon Classic near Indianola.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Some special needs Iowa kids barred from rides

    DAVENPORT (AP) — A Mississippi Valley Fair official has apologized to special needs kids and their parents after some of the children weren’t allowed ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Kellogg UMC hosts free pizza dinner

    The Kellogg United Methodist Church will host a free pizza supper at 6 p.m. Saturday. The community is invited to join the group for pizza, salad and ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Foursquare Church hosts Ball Game Night

    Newton Foursquare Church invites the public to attend Ball Game Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. August 13, the Newton Foursquare Church.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • First Baptist Church hosts youth overnighter

    The First Baptist Church of Newton will host its annual Youth Group All-Nighter beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 8, and ending at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 9.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Newton man sentenced on child pornography charges

    A Newton man was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison on federal child pornography charges.Arleigh ...
    July 29, 2014 - 7:10 pm
  • School board members express concern before approving new bus purchase

    While the public may not have made any input, several members of the Newton Community School District Board of Education raised questions about purcha ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Poker Run raises $5,000 for mammograms

    The Ride 4 Time Poker Run raised approximately $5,000 for women to receive free mammograms at Skiff Medical Center in Newton and the Marshalltown Medi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans supports NHS Fabric Closet

    The Jasper County Chapter of Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, a fraternal society, recently supported the Newton Senior High School Fabric Closet thr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • McClurg retires from P.I.

    Friends and colleagues gathered Monday to wish Dave McClurg (left) a happy retirement after 29 years at Progress Industries. As vice president of oper ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • 'FarmHer' chronicles women involved in agriculture

    A lot of people dream of leaving their everyday 9-5 job to pursue something they’re more passionate about. Very few actually go through with it, but o ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Skiff joins Newton Daily News, KCOB for 'Get to Know Newton' promotion

    Skiff Medical Center has joined the Newton Daily News and radio station KCOB in Newton to fund a unique “Get to Know Newton” promotion involving NASCA ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Nature Tots program at NSNWR

    Children ages 3 to 5 are invited to bring their favorite adult from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and join a refuge naturalist for stories, the outdoor ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

    LONDON (AP) — It’s a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • NKK Point Races on Saturday

    The Newton Kart Clubs will host the NKK Points Races on Saturday at the track, located at 2801 E. Fifth St. S. in Newton.
    July 29, 2014 - 10:58 am
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