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Crash claims life of Boone woman Tuesday

Crash claims life of Boone woman Tuesday

BOONE – An Iowa woman has died after the vehicle she was driving crossed the center line on a highway and struck a semi. Shannon Poole, age 26, was driving…

Iowa man accused of beating child

Iowa man accused of beating child

HAWKEYE – An Iowa man was placed under arrest after a boy showed up at school with serious injuries. On October 17, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of…

Another Iowa baby dropped off at safe haven

Another Iowa baby dropped off at safe haven

DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Human Services officials are using the state’s safe haven procedures for the 21st time since the law went into effect. An individual brought a…

Iowa unemployment rate at 4.6%

Iowa unemployment rate at 4.6%

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 4.6 percent in September from 4.5 percent in August. The state’s jobless rate was 4.5 percent one year…

Chicago-area man caught drunk driving on Iowa interstate

Chicago-area man caught drunk driving on Iowa interstate

CERRO GORDO COUNTY – A Chicago-area man was stopped and arrested fro drunk driving on a North Iowa interstate early Sunday. A Cerro Gordo deputy stopped a vehicle driven by…

Iowa labor union says Joni Ernst earned “F’s” on blue collar report card

Iowa labor union says Joni Ernst earned “F’s” on blue collar report card

DES MOINES – The Iowa AFL-CIO today released the Working Family Values Report Card, which gives grades to the candidates for U.S. Senate on a handful of issues critical to…

Airstrikes continue against ISIL targets in Syria, Iraq

Airstrikes continue against ISIL targets in Syria, Iraq

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria yesterday and today, using fighter and bomber aircraft…

Iowa DHS says you will be questioned if you lose your SNAP card too frequently

Iowa DHS says you will be questioned if you lose your SNAP card too frequently

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Services recently announced a new procedure that is now in place for replacing multiple electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards to limit the…

Mason City woman found guilty of interference

Mason City woman found guilty of interference

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman went on trial Tuesday on a charge of interference with official acts and was found guilty. Andrea Peterson, age 67 faced a non-jury trial Tuesday…

American held in North Korea released today

American held in North Korea released today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a six month stint in the clutches of the North Korean regime, an American man has been sent home. “We can confirm that Jeffrey Fowle has…

Mason City man pleads guilty to burglarizing couple

Mason City man pleads guilty to burglarizing couple

MASON CITY – A man who beat up and robbed a Mason City couple in the Central Heights neighborhood earlier this year has entered a guilty plea and awaits sentencing.…

Only 19 percent of corn and 61 percent of soybeans harvested so far in Iowa

Only 19 percent of corn and 61 percent of soybeans harvested so far in Iowa

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey on Monday commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report…

Conviction upheld of woman who used bogus prescriptions with addicted nurse to get drugs

Conviction upheld of woman who used bogus prescriptions with addicted nurse to get drugs

DES MOINES – A woman who was convicted along with her painkiller-addicted nurse friend for using bogus prescriptions to obtain drugs has lost her appeal. Two Algona women were arrested…

Two men arrested after burnout in East Park

Two men arrested after burnout in East Park

MASON CITY – Two men were arrested Saturday after an incident in East Park that involved reckless driving. Police were called to East Park on Saturday, October 18 at about…