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Iowa man charged after spraying person in face with fire extinguisher

Iowa man charged after spraying person in face with fire extinguisher

FAYETTE, IA – An Iowa man was arrested last week after he sprayed a fire extinguisher into the face of a residential facility worker. On June 7th, the Fayette County…

MC school board to meet Monday and consider salary/benefits for non-bargaining employees

MC school board to meet Monday and consider salary/benefits for non-bargaining employees

MASON CITY – The regular meeting of the Board of Education will convene at 5:30 PM in the Board Room of the School Administration Building. On the agenda for this…

Iowa man accused of raping 15-year-old girl

Iowa man accused of raping 15-year-old girl

FAYETTE COUNTY – An Iowa man was arrested last week, accused of raping a young teen. On June 6th, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office completed a sexual assault investigation which…

Wanted Minnesota man nabbed in Iowa

Wanted Minnesota man nabbed in Iowa

WEST UNION, IA – A Minnesota man wanted on a nationwide warrant was caught by Iowa law enforcement last week. On June 7th, at approximately 3:00 PM, the Fayette County…

Iowa teen arrested for felony sexual abuse

Iowa teen arrested for felony sexual abuse

HAWKEYE, IA – An Iowa teen has ben arrested and charged with sexual assault. On June 9th, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office completed an investigation of a sexual abuse. As…

Iowa GOP holds state convention

Iowa GOP holds state convention

DES MOINES – The Iowa Republican Party held its State Convention Saturday in Des Moines at Hyvee Hall. According to C-SPAN, potential candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016,…

Clear Lake man arrested for drunk driving

Clear Lake man arrested for drunk driving

CLEAR LAKE – A Clear Lake man was arrested early Sunday morning for drunk driving. Mark David Gallaher, age 54, was arrested by Clear Lake police and booked into the…

US Supreme Court rules that competitors can sue for false advertising on food and drink labels

US Supreme Court rules that competitors can sue for false advertising on food and drink labels

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court ruled last week that food and drink makers can be sued for false advertising if they design and use labels on products that would…

Blount named Director of Basketball Operations for Drake

Blount named Director of Basketball Operations for Drake

DES MOINES – JR Blount has been hired as the Drake University men’s basketball director of operations, head coach Ray Giacoletti announced Friday, June 13. Blount joins Giacoletti’s staff following…

Lost couple arrested after dialing 911

Lost couple arrested after dialing 911

MASON CITY – A man and a woman lost in the woods north of Mason City were taken to jail after cops found them. A woman dialed 911 late Saturday…

Iowa men’s basketball ranks 17th in national attendance

Iowa men’s basketball ranks 17th in national attendance

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa men’s basketball’s attendance figures continued to rise last season, which resulted in a national attendance ranking of 17th. The NCAA released its…

Harkin announces more than $600,000 for rural development projects in Iowa

Harkin announces more than $600,000 for rural development projects in Iowa

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Senator Tom Harkin announced that four community-based organizations in Iowa will receive grants totaling $607,476. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)…

Readout of Secretary of State John Kerry’s call with Iraqi Foreign Minister Zebari

Readout of Secretary of State John Kerry’s call with Iraqi Foreign Minister Zebari

WASHINGTON – Secretary Kerry spoke with the Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari today to discuss the situation in Iraq. The Secretary stressed to the Foreign Minister that the United States…

Presidential elections wrap up in Afghanistan

Presidential elections wrap up in Afghanistan

  KABUL – The final ballots have been cast in Presidential run-off elections in Afghanistan. On Saturday, the United States congratulated the people of Afghanistan on the completion of the second…

Iowa State’s Hillman wins NCAA title in shot put

Iowa State’s Hillman wins NCAA title in shot put

EUGENE, Ore. – Iowa State shot putter Christina Hillman put on a performance to remember at the final day of the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at…

Hagel orders carrier USS George H.W. Bush into Persian Gulf

Hagel orders carrier USS George H.W. Bush into Persian Gulf

American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, June 14, 2014 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush to move today from the North Arabian…