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  • Constitution Week

    Members of Grinnell Chapter of Daughters of the Revolution Suzanne Van Zandt, Nancy Brown, Delores Meyer, Elizabeth Wegner and Phyllis Snook received ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Suspected driver in I-235 crash arrested for OWI in Prairie City

    PRAIRIE CITY — The general manger of a Pleasant Hill car dealership facing charges related to a crash on I-235 in Des Moines Saturday was arrested the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Safety first

    Kindergartners from Colfax-Mingo School District practiced crossing the road with the Newton Police Department at Aurora Park in Newton Monday. Using ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Central Iowa frozen produce company looking for Jasper County partners

    Iowa Choice Harvest is a company created by Iowans, for Iowans and focused on using only produce grown in Iowa.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Newton working with Iowa DOT on Park and Ride Study

    The city of Newton will join in with the effort of the Iowa Department of Transportation on a statewide Park and Ride Study.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Second annual tractor show fundraiser this weekend in Ira

    Boy Scout Troop 346 invites the public to the second annual tractor show, tractor ride and fundraiser dinner is set for this weekend at the Ira Commun ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Visit 140 colleges in one day

    The Golden Circle College Fair, traditionally the largest in Iowa, is set for 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Iowa Events Center Hy-Vee Hall.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Children's Forest closed

    Newton Community School District Superintendent Bob Callaghan said the area behind Newton Senior High School known as the Children’s Forest will be te ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • NHS Homecoming

    • The 2014 Newton Senior High School Homecoming King and Queen coronation ceremony be from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday inside the NHS upper gym.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Club Notes

    Daughters of the American Revolution Grinnell ChapterThe regular meeting of the Grinnell DAR Chapter ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Cruisin’ to Newton rolls out until next year

    Newton resident Deanna Manley brought out her 1955 Studebaker President Speedster for Saturday’s Cruisin’ to Newton car show. While Cruisin’ only took ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Replica of popular cartoon character pops up at Cruisin’ to Newton

    While many classic vehicle enthusiasts attend car shows to show off their wheels, Gale Gregg just wants to make children smile with his 1959 Chevy tru ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Cline Tool's and employees give generously

    Cline Tool’s loyal University of Iowa and Iowa State University fans brought their food pantry donations to work last week, setting them on their favo ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Big Hearts 4 Tiny Hands receives a $1,000 donation

    In an effort to give back and show appreciation for the support it receives from their local community, Wes Finch Auto Plaza is donating to local char ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Bread and butter: Rural grocers search for a way forward

    BAXTER — When Hometown Foods worked with the Baxter Economic Development Corporation in Aug. 2010 to purchase what was then Brannen’s Foods, Hometown ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • National video

    Reader Poll

    If the election was today, who would have your vote for Iowa Governor?
    Terry E. Branstad
    Jack Hatch
    Jonathan R. Narcisse
    Lee Deakins Hieb
    Jim Hennager