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  • Farm Rescue nonprofit helping 300th Midwest family

    BISMARCK, N.D. — The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Midwest is helping its 300th family this week.The ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Drake $65M expansion plan moving forward

    DES MOINES — Drake University says it is moving forward with a $65 million project that will include construction of two new buildings, renovation of ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Durant forms committee to cut dog waste in parks

    DURANT— Dogs and other pets may be banned from parks in a small eastern Iowa city if a committee of residents can’t find a solution to reduce animal w ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Police arrest 3 in Iowa liquor store robbery

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Three men have been arrested on suspicion of robbing a liquor store in Cedar Rapids.P ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Officials planning to connect eastern Iowa trails

    IOWA CITY— Officials in two eastern Iowa counties are considering trail expansions that could one day be part of a trail stretching from the Waterloo ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Iowa man faces murder charge in girlfriend's death

    SHENANDOAH — A southwest Iowa man has been charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 death of his girlfriend. The state Department of Public Safety ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Authorities capture Iowa student amid lockdowns

    SIOUX CITY — A 16-year-old student suspected of bringing a gun to his school in northwest Iowa was taken into custody Wednesday following a search for ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Christie helping friends in final midterm stretch By

    DES MOINES — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is returning to Iowa yet again to campaign for a governor who doesn’t need his help, one in a string of me ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in Q3

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains in business investmen ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Iowa Corn Indy 300 set for July 18, 2015

    Fans anxious for the return of the Verizon IndyCar Series and open wheel standouts like Ed Carpenter, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Helio Castroneves to centra ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Berg Middle School developing plan to stay off SINA list

    Scott Bauer said his staff is fired up and ready to do whatever it can to help to help Berg Middle School get off of the Iowa Department of Education’ ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Series of creationism lectures set for weekend

    The Jasper County Church of Christ is hosting a series of lectures by Brad Harrub Friday through Sunday at the DMACC Conference Center and at the chur ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Skiff Medical Center offers unique Halloween experience

    Entering its 18th year, Skiff Medical Center is offering a Halloween experience for children of all ages from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Emmanuel performs for fundraiser

    First Baptist Church of Melrose hosted a French concert and fundraiser on Oct. 24 at the church. Kristyn Taylor and Linda Emmanuel, of Newton, were fe ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Brooke earns Eagle Scout Award

    After 10 years in the scouting program Trae Brooke has earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in the scouting program. Brooke is a member of T ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:26 am
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