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Report: Charles City looks to build new high school, middle school at new location

Report: Charles City looks to build new high school, middle school at new location

CHARLES CITY – According to a report, the Charles City School Board decided on a plan for school facilities and has moved to build a single campus high school and…

Fayette sheriff reports theft incident at troubled care facility

Fayette sheriff reports theft incident at troubled care facility

FAYETTE, IOWA – A resident at a troubled care facility in Northern Iowa was nabbed by police Thursday after she stole a cell phone and a car. According to the…

Woman on probation for home invasion arrested for criminal mischief

Woman on probation for home invasion arrested for criminal mischief

MASON CITY – A woman who beat a felony charge for her part in a 2012 Mason City home invasion was arrested Thursday on new charges. According to police, 24-year-old…

Kensett man sentenced to 10 years in prison after corvette crash

Kensett man sentenced to 10 years in prison after corvette crash

NORTHWOOD – A Kensett man who plead guilty in January to vehicular homicide after he rear-ended another vehicle and caused another man’s death in 2012 was sentenced to ten years…

Accuser in Four Oaks alleged sexual assault case goes public

Accuser in Four Oaks alleged sexual assault case goes public

MASON CITY – A woman who claims to have been sexually assaulted while she worked at the Four Oaks facility for troubled children has now gone public with her story.…

Iowa mom loses 2-year-old son in car crash

Iowa mom loses 2-year-old son in car crash

WARREN COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa mother has lost her 2-year-old son after an auto accident Tuesday afternoon south of Des Moines. According to a report from the Iowa State…

Jada Buckley a unanimous selection to Big 12 All-Freshman team

Jada Buckley a unanimous selection to Big 12 All-Freshman team

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior Hallie Christofferson was named to the All-Big 12 First Team, while sophomore Nikki Moody was a Second-Team selection and Jadda Buckley and Seanna Johnson…

Alleged drunk driver rolls car on I-35, one hospitalized

Alleged drunk driver rolls car on I-35, one hospitalized

CLEAR LAKE – An alleged drunk driver lost control of his car early Thursday morning on Interstate 35 near Clear Lake and put it in the ditch, sending a passenger…

Report: Doctors putting everyone at risk by over-prescribing antibiotics

Report: Doctors putting everyone at risk by over-prescribing antibiotics

NIT – A report released this week says that US hospitals are putting patients at risk by over-prescribing antibiotics, and may even be creating “super-resistant infections” that could be untreatable and…

Defense Secretary: Severe budget cuts will compromise national security

Defense Secretary: Severe budget cuts will compromise national security

By Cheryl Pellerin, American Forces Press Service –  WASHINGTON, Mar. 5, 2014 – Congressional failure to fund the Defense Department above levels required by sequestration in fiscal years 2015, 2016 and…

Des Moines police seek man who went on hour-and-a-half crime spree

Des Moines police seek man who went on hour-and-a-half crime spree

DES MOINES – The Des Moines Police Department is asking for help from the public identifying a suspect that is believed to be involved in a robbery and burglary on…

US sends guided-missile destroyer to Black Sea

US sends guided-missile destroyer to Black Sea

SOUDA BAY, Greece (NNS) – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Souda Bay Thursday, en route to conduct combined training and theater security cooperation engagements in…

Big Ten Wrestling Championships to begin this weekend

Big Ten Wrestling Championships to begin this weekend

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 100th Big Ten Wrestling Championships are set for this Saturday and Sunday, March 8-9, at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin.…