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Iowa scratches out 67-57 win over Nebraska

Iowa scratches out 67-57 win over Nebraska

IOWA CITY – Iowa built a 20 point second half lead over Nebraska before allowing the Cornhuskers to get back in the game, but hung on for a 67-57 victory…

Cyclones remain unbeaten in 99-63 win over Northern Illinois

Cyclones remain unbeaten in 99-63 win over Northern Illinois

Courtesy: cyclones.com – AMES, Iowa – No. 13 Iowa State (12-0) shot 58.7 percent from the field and had six players in double figures in a 99-63 rout of Northern…

Beyonce angers families of astronauts lost on space shuttle

Beyonce angers families of astronauts lost on space shuttle

NIT – Pop-icon Beyonce has gotten the attention of NASA and angered the families of astronauts lost on the space shuttle Challenger after her newly-released song ‘XO’ sampled audio from…

Break-in at Hardee’s restaurant in Osage investigated

OSAGE – Police in Osage are seeking clues to a break-in at a local fast food restaurant. According to the Osage Police Department, at 3:41 AM on Monday, December 30th,…

Clear Lake man in jail on range of charges after alleged assault

Clear Lake man in jail on range of charges after alleged assault

CLEAR LAKE – An allegedly violent hotel room altercation, a punch to a windshield, a shattered cell phone and a bruised girlfriend will make for a dreary New Year’s eve…

Branstad and Jindal bet on bowl game

Branstad and Jindal bet on bowl game

DES MOINES – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today announced they have made a friendly wager on the Outback Bowl aimed at helping feed the…

Iowa DOT says snow, cold and New Years Eve will make a bad combo tonight

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 31, 2013 – With snowfall predicted for nearly all of Iowa tonight and into tomorrow, celebrating New Year’s Eve could be tricky if you plan to…

Four time thief picked up by cops on drug charges

Four time thief picked up by cops on drug charges

MASON CITY – A man wanted on drug charges was apprehended by police late Monday. Mason City police executed two search warrants at 240 6th Street SE at 9:55 PM…

Cyclone legend Johnny Orr passes away

Cyclone legend Johnny Orr passes away

Courtesy: cyclones.com – AMES, Iowa – Johnny Orr, the man credited with resurrecting a once-dormant Iowa State men’s basketball program and energizing an entire fan base, passed away today. He…

North Iowan answers Mason City Shopper ad that turns out to be scam

North Iowan answers Mason City Shopper ad that turns out to be scam

MASON CITY – For those of you left out there that receive a Mason City Shopper, you may want to beware of answering ads without keeping your guard up. According…

Winnebago announces promotion of Mark McLaughlin

Winnebago announces promotion of Mark McLaughlin

FOREST CITY – Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading United States manufacturer of recreation vehicles, announced the promotion of Mark McLaughlin to the position of district sales manager. In his…

Deadline for removing Syria’s chemical weapons will not be met, says OPCW-UN mission

NEW YORK – The deadline set for the removal of the most critical chemical weapons material from Syria for destruction will not be met owing to technical difficulties, the Joint…

Census Bureau projects U.S. population of 317.3 million on New Year’s Day

WASHINGTON – As our nation prepares to begin the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau today projected that on Jan. 1, 2014, the United States population will be 317,297,938. This…

Diplomatic, military maneuvers in Sudan now employed to stop fighting

NEW YORK – The United Nations moved on the diplomatic and military fronts Monday to douse the flames of conflict in South Sudan, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urging the Government…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes crown 3 champions, win 23rd Midlands team title

Wrestling: Hawkeyes crown 3 champions, win 23rd Midlands team title

EVANSTON, Ill. – The University of Iowa wrestling team won three individual titles and scored a tournament-record 187.5 points to win the 51st annual Midlands Championships on Monday night. Thomas…

Former Clear Lake wrestler Joe Colon wins Midlands title

Former Clear Lake wrestler Joe Colon wins Midlands title

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications – EVANSTON, Ill. – UNI wrestler Joe Colon knocked off the nation’s top two wrestlers and led the Panthers to a fifth-place finish at the 51st…

Poll says Obama, Clinton most admired by Americans

NIT – Americans have again selected Barack Obama and Hillary clinton as the most admired man and woman, respectively. Obama has been selected for the sixth year in a row,…

Jada Buckley named Freshman of the Week for second time

Jada Buckley named Freshman of the Week for second time

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State women’s basketball freshman Jadda Buckley was named Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week for the for the second time this season, the league…

WRESTLING: 7 Hawkeyes in the finals, Iowa leads team race at Midlands Championships

WRESTLING: 7 Hawkeyes in the finals, Iowa leads team race at Midlands Championships

EVANSTON, Ill. — Redshirt freshman Thomas Gilman turned defending NCAA champion Jesse Delgado in the third period to upset the top seed, 3-1, and advance to the finals of the…

Iowa’s home opener against Nebraska is sold out

Iowa’s home opener against Nebraska is sold out

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa Department of Athletics announced today that Tuesday night’s men’s basketball team’s Big Ten opener against Nebraska has reached sellout status. Tuesday will…

OBIT: Craig S. Miller, Sr.

Craig S. Miller, Sr. Age 52, of Granton WI, was welcomed into heaven, December 27, 2013 surrounded by his family at the House of the Dove, Marshfield. A funeral service…

Charles City man arrested for felony domestic assault for second time this year

Charles City man arrested for felony domestic assault for second time this year

CHARLES CITY – A North Iowa man and convicted felon is facing his second charge this year of felony domestic assault involving strangulation. According to records, on December 14th, Charles…

More security added to protect Iowa businesses from identity theft

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz announced today that the Iowa Secretary of State’s office has added another layer of security to help protect Iowa businesses from…

FAA selects six sites for drone research

FAA selects six sites for drone research

WASHINGTON – After a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the Federal Aviation Administration has chosen six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators…

OBIT: Jennifer R. Boyken

Jennifer Rebecca Boyken was born June 8, 1972, in Aurora, Illinois, the daughter of Robert and Kathleen (Fox) Carden, Sr. She grew up in Oswego where she also attended school…

Mason City bicycle and pedestrian master plan draft to be unveiled

Mason City bicycle and pedestrian master plan draft to be unveiled

MASON CITY – The Mason City Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan project is nearing completion, and the City is seeking citizen input on the draft plan, according to city officials.…

Iowa State men’s basketball picks up Marquette transfer

Iowa State men’s basketball picks up Marquette transfer

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg’s success on the transfer market continued today when two-time first team NJCAA All-American Jameel McKay signed on to play at Iowa…

Vikings fire coach Leslie Frasier

Vikings fire coach Leslie Frasier

MINNEAPOLIS – The Vikings announced Monday via social media that Leslie Frazier will not return in 2014 as head coach. Frazier assumed the head coaching position in 2010 after Brad…

Allison man to challenge Amanda Ragan for Iowa Senate seat

Allison man to challenge Amanda Ragan for Iowa Senate seat

ALLISON – Tim Junker of Allison, Iowa has announced that he will challenge Amanda Ragan in 2014 for the Iowa Senate Seat for District 27, which serves potions of Butler…

Suspect in southern bank robbery spree and in murder of police officer has been shot and killed

PHOENIX – Daniel McMullen, special agent in charge of the FBI field office in Jackson, Mississippi; Ricky Maxwell, acting special agent in charge of the FBI field office in Atlanta,…

ISU’s Kane named player of the week

ISU’s Kane named player of the week

AMES, Iowa – DeAndre Kane has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week after earning tournament MVP honors at the Diamond Head Classic last week. Kane…

Ames police announce weekend arrests

From the Ames, Iowa Police Department: Weekend Roundup, December 30 Edition Good morning all. It was a fairly quiet and also odd weekend, at least the weather was odd. We…

Wanted Mason City woman arrested at gas station

Wanted Mason City woman arrested at gas station

MASON CITY – A local woman who was wanted for failing to appear in court last week and has been arrested numerous times for public intoxication was apprehended at a…

Border patrol agents nab meth carrier crossing into U.S.

Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry Saturday seized approximately $51,600 worth of methamphetamine, concealed on the body of a pedestrian…

FDA warns consumers not to use muscle growth product

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers to immediately stop using a product called Mass Destruction, marketed as a dietary supplement for muscle growth. The product…

Mason City teen reported missing

Mason City teen reported missing

MASON CITY – A Mason City teen was reported missing this weekend. Brooke N. Starbuck, age 16, was reported missing to the Mason City Police Department on Saturday, December 28th.…

Des Moines police set mobile radar locations for this week

Des Moines police set mobile radar locations for this week

DES MOINES – If you are traveling to Des Moines this week, be extra cautious about your driving speed in certain locations. Des Moines police have set mobile radar locations…

10 Hawkeyes advance to semifinals of Midlands Championships

10 Hawkeyes advance to semifinals of Midlands Championships

EVANSTON, Ill. — The University of Iowa wrestling team posted a 10-1 record in the quarterfinals of the Midlands Championships on Sunday night. The Hawkeyes advanced nine point-scorers to the…

Jada Buckley scores 19 points in Iowa State victory over William & Mary

Jada Buckley scores 19 points in Iowa State victory over William & Mary

AMES, Iowa – The No. 14 Iowa State women’s basketball team (11-0, 0-0 Big 12) posted its third undefeated non-conference schedule in school history with an 85-65 win over William…

K.J. Bluford leaving Iowa State men’s basketball team

K.J. Bluford leaving Iowa State men’s basketball team

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior K.J. Bluford has decided to transfer from the men’s basketball team, head coach Fred Hoiberg announced Sunday. “I appreciate the time and effort that…

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