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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…