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State patrol: Woman dies after grabbing steering wheel of vehicle as it entered road shoulder

State patrol: Woman dies after grabbing steering wheel of vehicle as it entered road shoulder

GREENE COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa woman lost her life after authorities say she grabbed the steering while trying help the driver of a car she was riding in that…

Feds take first steps in transition to new education law

Feds take first steps in transition to new education law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Education took the first steps toward implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which President Obama signed into law this month to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary…

U.S. high school graduation rate hits new record high; Iowa on top at 90%

U.S. high school graduation rate hits new record high; Iowa on top at 90%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa led the nation with a graduation rate of 90% of in the 2013-2014 period as the overall graduation rate in the United States hit a record…

Statewide program to help victims of domestic abuse launches Jan. 1

DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces that his office is now accepting applications for people interested in participating in the Safe at Home program. Safe at Home is…

Chris Christie adds several North Iowans – and Clear Lake mayor – to his campaign

Chris Christie adds several North Iowans – and Clear Lake mayor – to his campaign

MORRISTOWN, NJ – He’s hovering around 4-5% in the polls, but Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie added dozens of people to his campaign last week – including several from North Iowa –…

Former Mason City man arrested after trashing store in Greene

Former Mason City man arrested after trashing store in Greene

GREENE, IOWA – A former Mason City man who faced plenty of trouble in that community was arrested Christmas Day after damaging a store in Greene in Butler county. According…

Former Maryland governor O’Malley works crowds in Iowa

Former Maryland governor O’Malley works crowds in Iowa

KEOTA, Iowa — It is a crisp December afternoon on the campaign trail and Democratic candidate for president Martin O’ Malley is facing a tough crowd. A very tough crowd.…

Cancer takes life of Iowa prisoner, convicted of murdering his wife

Cancer takes life of Iowa prisoner, convicted of murdering his wife

CORALVILLE, IOWA – A man convicted of murder died in an Iowa prison. Dennis Duane Richards, an inmate assigned to the Iowa Medical and Classification Center Hospice Care Unit, died…

Iowa tight end to miss Rose Bowl game

Iowa tight end to miss Rose Bowl game

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA – University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Sunday that senior tight end Jake Duzey will not participate in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 when…