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Iowa beats Drake, 83-66

Iowa beats Drake, 83-66

Courtesy of Drake Athletics – DES MOINES, Iowa – Spurred by a late run in the first half, the No. 23 Iowa Hawkeyes charged past the Drake University men’s basketball…

No. 17 Iowa State beats UNI in overtime, 91-82

No. 17 Iowa State beats UNI in overtime, 91-82

Courtesy: cyclones.com – DES MOINES, Iowa – No. 17 Iowa State was taken to overtime Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena by the UNI Panthers, but the Cyclones were able to…

Residents of Monroe and 1st NW area ask for vigilance in reporting suspicious activity

Residents of Monroe and 1st NW area ask for vigilance in reporting suspicious activity

MASON CITY – Just blocks west of the hallowed Cultural Crescent in Mason City, where gambling dice are perched forever in front of City Hall, life has become a game…

Police: Missing teen Kiley Kunzman has been located

Police: Missing teen Kiley Kunzman has been located

MASON CITY – On the morning of December 7th 2013 missing person Kiley Kunzman was located by the Waverly Iowa Police Department. Kiley was reported missing on September 24th. The…

Hancock County Memorial Hospital receives NICHE designation

BRITT, IOWA – Hancock County Health System (HCHS) announces Hancock County Memorial Hospital has received designation as a NICHE Hospital. The NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation indicates…

Sec. of State Kerry says he doesn’t believe lone gunman theory in Kennedy assassination (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – CNN recently aired a video interview with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who told Anderson Cooper that he doesn’t believe that President John F. Kerry was killed…

Biden: U.S.-South Korea Alliance Key to Regional Security

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 – The security alliance between the U.S. and South Korea is key to…

President Issues Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Proclamation

American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 – President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring Dec. 7, 2013, as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Here is the text of…

North Iowa junk yard owner’s penalties stand, court says

DES MOINES – Penalties totaling tens of thousands of dollars will stand against a North Iowa junk yard owner with a history of environmental violations dating back to 2003, an…

Mason City School Board meeting minutes – December 2, 2013

MASON CITY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Summary Draft of the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole Meeting December 2, 2013 The Board of Education Committee of the Whole met at…

U.S. economy adds 203,000 jobs in November

U.S. economy adds 203,000 jobs in November

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the November 2013 Employment Situation report released today: “The American economy continues its broad and steady job…

ISU’s Moreno into semifinals at Cliff-Keen Invite

ISU’s Moreno into semifinals at Cliff-Keen Invite

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Six Iowa State wrestlers went into battle at the Las Vegas Convention Center this evening, finishing the night 3-3 with one Cyclone punching his ticket to…

Right wing groups plan spending spree in 34 states in 2014

NIT – A document published by The Guardian and two other newspapers shows that a right-wing organization with deep pockets hopes to push a conservative agenda in 34 states next…

Iowa Public Safety: Drugged driving kills

DES MOINES – It might be hard to tell if another driver is high, but your life could depend on it.  If you suspect a drugged driver, the Iowa Division…

U.S. Interior Department pledges to reduce waste and pollution in Federal operations by 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and lead in clean energy, the Department of the Interior today released its 2013 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan,…

Information technology specialist at National Science Foundation pleads guilty to stealing $90,000 from government

WASHINGTON – An information technology specialist working for the National Science Foundation (NSF) pleaded guilty late yesterday to theft of government property totaling more than $90,000, announced Acting Assistant Attorney…

Iowa law changes coming Jan. 1 for Iowa’s teen drivers

Iowa law changes coming Jan. 1 for Iowa’s teen drivers

ANKENY – Motor vehicle crashes kill more teenagers than anything else. With parents’ help, two changes to Iowa’s graduated driver’s license system taking effect Jan. 1, 2014, are tools that…

Iowa State researchers setting up ‘dream team’ to research, develop nanovaccines

Iowa State researchers setting up ‘dream team’ to research, develop nanovaccines

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University researchers think developing nanovaccines using a “systems” approach can revolutionize the prevention and treatment of diseases. Just think, since 1980 the world has seen…