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Iowa State bests Baylor in top ten tussle

Iowa State bests Baylor in top ten tussle

Courtesy: cyclones.com – AMES, Iowa – DeAndre Kane put up one of the most complete performances in recent Iowa State history as the No. 9 Cyclones improved to 14-0 overall…

Iowa State Fair takes criticism immediately after announcing “cashless system”

Iowa State Fair takes criticism immediately after announcing “cashless system”

DES MOINES – Apparently the Iowa State Fair thought a new “cashless system” at the fair would be taken as a great new convenience for fairgoers, until they made the…

Mason City Walgreen’s temporarily closed

Mason City Walgreen’s temporarily closed

MASON CITY – Extreme cold has claimed another casualty Tuesday, as the Mason City Walgreen’s store closed abruptly today due to a burst water pipe. According to Walgreen’s corporate customer…

Two Thornton residents transported to hospital after possible gas leak

Two Thornton residents transported to hospital after possible gas leak

THORNTON – A mother and her child were transported to Mercy Hospital Monday after a possible carbon monoxide gas leak at their home. A Cerro Gordo county deputy was dispatched…

Floyd county to begin housing inmates in Mitchell county July 1

Floyd county to begin housing inmates in Mitchell county July 1

CHARLES CITY – The Floyd County Jail is not closing – contrary to recent rumors – but it will be shifting a portion of its workload to the nearby Mitchell…

No. 11 Iowa State women face Texas Tech in Big 12 home opener

No. 11 Iowa State women face Texas Tech in Big 12 home opener

AMES, Iowa – The No. 11 Iowa State women’s basketball team (13-0, 2-0 Big 12) squares off with Texas Tech (6-7, 0-2 Big 12) on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at…

Grocery store clerk accused of stealing over $10K gets deferred judgement

Grocery store clerk accused of stealing over $10K gets deferred judgement

GRUNDY CENTER, IA – A man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the grocery store he worked at in Grundy Center has received a deferred judgement. According to records,…

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery fined and suspended

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery fined and suspended

IOWA CITY – The Big Ten Conference office today announced a one-game suspension and public reprimand of University of Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery for violating the Big…

Manly approves new internet service provider

Manly approves new internet service provider

MANLY – The City of Manly has agreed to work with a new internet service provider. At the city council meeting held on January 2, 2014, discussion was held regarding…

Lindsey Vonn won’t compete in Sochi olympics

Lindsey Vonn won’t compete in Sochi olympics

NIT – A blown-out knee will keep reigning Olympic and World Cup downhill skiing champ Lindsey Vonn out of the Sochi, Russia olympics. Posting to Facebook early Tuesday, Vonn said…

Kane earns second-straight Big 12 Player of Week nod

Kane earns second-straight Big 12 Player of Week nod

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior DeAndre Kane has been named Big 12 Player of the Week for the second time in as many weeks. It is his fourth overall…

Charles City police explain dog shooting incident

Charles City police explain dog shooting incident

CHARLES CITY – A dog was shot and killed on December 16, 2013 in Charles City by a police officer near an elementary school. The incident raised questions by some…

Navy petty officer pleads guilty to child sex trafficking

FRESNO, Calif. — A 33-year-old Navy petty officer pleaded guilty Monday to one count of sex trafficking a minor, following a probe by the Central California Internet Crimes Against Children…

Rhoads hires Ayeni as running backs coach

Rhoads hires Ayeni as running backs coach

AMES, Iowa- Louis Ayeni, who has had a major impact on Toledo’s running game in his four years at the school, has been named an assistant coach for running backs…

First chemical arms materials leave Syria

NEW YORK – The process of removing Syria’s most critical chemical weapons material outside of the country for destruction began today, the head of the Joint Mission of the Organisation…

$1 billion sought to save Syria’s children from becoming ‘lost generation’

$1 billion sought to save Syria’s children from becoming ‘lost generation’

NEW YORK – The United Nations and its humanitarian partners today appealed for $1 billion to save millions of Syrian children from becoming a “lost generation,” doomed by the civil…

Refugee exodus from strife-torn South Sudan picks up momentum, UN reports

Refugee exodus from strife-torn South Sudan picks up momentum, UN reports

NEW YORK – As the fighting in parts of South Sudan grinds on between Government forces and rebels despite ceasefire talks, more and more civilians are fleeing to neighbouring countries,…

UN resumes food aid after machete attacks forced three-week halt

UN resumes food aid after machete attacks forced three-week halt

NEW YORK – The United Nations today resumed food aid for some 100,000 displaced people in Bangui, capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR), for the first time in…