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  • Skiff Medical Center in talks to consolidate with Mercy

    Skiff Medical Center announced it will enter exclusive talks with Mercy Health Network to consider an expansion into Jasper County with a potential co ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Rockin' Johnny to perform Sunday

    Back by popular demand, Rockin’ Johnny, Johnny Burgin, is set to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Speakeasy in Newton. This is the second trip t ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Branstad makes campaign stop in Newton

    Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds along with several fellow Republican candidates made a stop Wednesday at Moo’s BBQ in Newton.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Newton selected for Veteran-Civilian dialogue project

    Newton was selected as an upcoming site for a Veteran-Civilian Dialogue project through Intersections International based in New York.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • The light beyond the storm

    After being found guilty of murdering his former high school football coach, Mark Becker has had a number of labels placed upon him by the public. How ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Pella Regional Health Center offers

    PELLA — The following Pella Regional Health Center classes and activities are planned for the month November:
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Club Notes

    Kellogg Garden ClubThe Kellogg Garden Club planned its Nov. 13 Thanksgiving meal for members and gue ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Events

    • TOPS Iowa 254 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Newton. • Alcoho ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Fundraiser in Kellogg

    The Kellogg Lions Club will host a fundraiser for the East Jasper Christian Food Pantry from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cabin in the Park at Kello ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Hillary Clinton campaigns with Braley in Iowa

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Iowa Democrats Wednesday to get out the vote for Senate candidate Bruce Braley, stressing that “the choice ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • 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
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