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Iowa ACLU rails against school vouchers, warns of new legislation

Iowa ACLU rails against school vouchers, warns of new legislation

DES MOINES – Democrats are not the only ones frightened about the direction Republicans are taking in the Iowa statehouse on school funding, with the ACLU the latest to warn…

NIACC’s Khat sets school record in 800

NIACC’s Khat sets school record in 800

BROOKINGS, S.D. – NIACC’s Wal Khat set a school record in the 800-meter run with his eighth-place finish at the South Dakota State University Indoor Classic on Saturday. Khat ran…

Iowa man fails at u-turn, car topples down hill

Iowa man fails at u-turn, car topples down hill

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North Iowa couple arrested after crime spree from Rockwell to Northwood

North Iowa couple arrested after crime spree from Rockwell to Northwood

RURAL MANLY, IOWA – A Mason City man and Belmond woman are behind bars after committing crimes from Rockwell to Worth county. On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at about 9:47…

North Iowa man jailed in connection to rural thefts

North Iowa man jailed in connection to rural thefts

NEW HAMPTON – A North Iowa man has been jailed in connection to rural thefts in Chickasaw county. The Chickasaw County Sheriff says that as a result of a criminal…

President Trump acts to restore public safety and protect law enforcement

President Trump acts to restore public safety and protect law enforcement

From the White House, February 11, 2017 – LAW AND ORDER: President Trump stood up for our law enforcement officers and pushed back against the rising tide of crime with…

Editorial: Improve the health of your heart, quit chew

Editorial: Improve the health of your heart, quit chew

By: Penny McCaslin The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has been participating in Heart Health Month by giving residents information on ways to keep their heart strong and…

Rep. Prichard: “Things got weird” this week when GOP started introducing bills to legislature

Rep. Prichard: “Things got weird” this week when GOP started introducing bills to legislature

From Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City – For the past few years, serving in the legislature, I have done my best to work for common sense solutions. I try…

Former Iowa police chief pleads guilty to stealing gun and lying to federal agent

Former Iowa police chief pleads guilty to stealing gun and lying to federal agent

CEDAR RAPIDS – A former Iowa chief of police has entered a guilty plea in a federal case in which he allegedly lied to an FBI agent about a firearm…

Iowa Supreme Court rules that traffic stop with no merit must allow driver to go free

Iowa Supreme Court rules that traffic stop with no merit must allow driver to go free

DES MOINES – An officer conducting a traffic stop who discovers his reason for the stop is without merit must allow the driver to go free, the Iowa Supreme Court…

Senator Charles Grassley headed to North Iowa towns to meet citizens

Senator Charles Grassley headed to North Iowa towns to meet citizens

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley will hold four town meetings in Northl Iowa February 21 through February 24 as part of his annual 99-county meetings. With these meetings, Grassley will…

Iowa State Patrol warns of drowzy driving

Iowa State Patrol warns of drowzy driving

STORY COUNTY, IOWA – A semi-truck driver allegedly dozed off on a busy Iowa Interstate and crashed through the opposing lanes and into a frontage road, law enforcement says. The…