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  • Attorney: Pulled over drivers should record stops

    ANKENY — A video recording of an Ankeny police officer who tried to get a man to consent to a search of his car after pulling him over for not having ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • A tale of two Newtons: Kansas vs. Iowa

    Newton, Iowa, are you ready to rumble? Newton, Kansas, has challenged us – which Newton is the best around?
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Iowa man found guilty in shooting seeks new trial

    FORT DODGE — A Webster County judge will decide next week whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted in August of first-degree murder. A jury fou ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Davenport cemetery placed on Park Service registry

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport cemetery is now recognized nationally for its connection to the Underground Railroad anti-slavery network after a group of Neb ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Romney campaigns with Iowa Senate candidate Ernst

    WEST DES MOINES — Republican Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa Sunday for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, hoping to capitalize on President Barack Obam ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Schools consider grant for non-English students

    SIOUX CITY — The Sioux City School board is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to apply for a state grant that helps non-English speaking students le ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Iowa State Fair officials defend fair dates

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa State Fair officials are defending the timing of the annual event from critics who say it may be time to set an earlier fair sc ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • First lady stumps for Democrats in Michigan, Iowa

    DES MOINES — Democratic candidates in Iowa and Michigan for hotly-contested open U.S. Senate seats got a charisma boost Friday from the White House.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Little Dutch overpower Cardinals

    Newton High’s Cardinals have to have short memories.“You don’t like to get embarrassed, but we can u ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • One person taken by helicopter after morning crash

    COLFAX — A Newton woman has been released from the hospital after she was transported to Methodist Medical Center in Des Monies by helicopter Friday f ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Pearson lives life of service

    NEWTON — On the 2011 Jasper County Freedom flight there was only one “red shirt” known as Bubba. At each monument he could be easily spotted: the big ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Newton Community Theatre presents 'Exit The Body'

    Most closets inside a home don’t see a lot of traffic, but keep an eye on the one in the old New England house in Fred Carmichael’s murder mystery/com ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • SAFE House teaches students fire safety

    For nearly 25 years, the Newton Fire Department has been ensuring that area third graders are educated about fire safety and what to do in the event t ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • City eyes franchise fee to pay for street repairs

    Citizens may soon pay more for their electric and natural gas to help build funds for street repair. If approved, a set of franchise fees on both util ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Light agenda for school board Monday

    While the future building configuration of the Newton Community School District has been the pivotal topic at the last few school board work sessions ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:51 am
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