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  • Baxter FFA at Greenhand Fireup event

    Seven Baxter FFA members attending Greenhand Fireup Oct. 9 in Indianola, were (from left) Emma Butler, Mallory Iske, Jusson Roush, Wade Zahurones, Wya ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Newton FFA Takes Silver at District Soils Contest

    Newton FFA placed eighth out of 24 teams and received a silver ranking at the South Central District FFA Soil Judging Career Development Event held in ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Anderson visits Newton voters

    Secretary of State candidate Brad Anderson is greeted during a round table discussion by Newton resident Sue Pierson at Uncle Nancy’s on Friday mornin ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Legislative committee to question DNR, CWA

    The Administrative Rules Review Committee will question the Strength of the Clean Water Act at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Room 116 of the Iowa State Capitol.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Corn growers announce harvest weight limit

    JOHNSTON — As combines start hitting the field this week throughout the state, Gov. Tery Branstad signed into effect a proclamation granting a tempora ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Potential changes, tweaks posed for city animal ordinance

    A clearer definition of owner and changing the term potentially vicious dog to problematic dog in the revised Animal Protection and Control Ordinance ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Money & Markets

    The United States of America Department of Agriculture released interior Iowa elevator grain price as of 2 p.m. Monday.  
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Diner may have new home at Muscatine High School

    MUSCATINE (AP) — Muscatine High School may be the proud new owner of a diner that dates back to the 1930s if the school board approves the gift.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Events

    • Newton Noon Kiwanis will meet at noon Wednesday at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. The program will be “Friends in Ho ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Blood drive Thursday in Newton

    The Newton Community Blood Drive is planned from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the DMACC Newton Conference Center, 600 N. Second Ave. W.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Ebola and food security topic at World Food Prize

    DES MOINES — The West African Ebola epidemic and its impact on food security will be a topic of discussion as international dignitaries gather for the ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Police say handgun found inside Iowa student's bag

    IOWA CITY — Authorities are investigating the discovery of an unloaded handgun and a box of ammunition inside the backpack of a high school student in ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Prosecutors shield plea deal with Iowa babysitter

    ORANGE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday temporarily kept secret the details of a plea agreement reached with an Iowa daycare provider charged with ki ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Iowa Supreme Court to hear traffic camera case

    STORM LAKE — The Iowa Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday that Sioux City’s ordinance on traffic cameras is unconstitutional. Micha ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Police say Iowa woman stole about $30,000

    CLEAR LAKE — An Iowa woman has been accused of stealing about $30,000 from a pharmacy company where she worked. Clear Lake police say 29-year-old Abig ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:05 am
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