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U.S. dedicates new $164 million embassy in Suriname

U.S. dedicates new $164 million embassy in Suriname

PARAMARIBO, SURINAME – As a symbol of its enduring relationship with Suriname, U.S diplomats alongside local officials dedicated the new U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo on October 5. The multi-building complex,…

Chinese National sentenced to prison for stealing seed corn trade secrets

Chinese National sentenced to prison for stealing seed corn trade secrets

DES MOINES – A Chinese national tried to steal corn trade secrets and send them back to his native land, leading to his prosecution and a prison sentence. Mo Hailong,…

Dining hall incident places Iowa State Penitentiary on lock-down

Dining hall incident places Iowa State Penitentiary on lock-down

FORT MADISON – Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on restricted movement Tuesday, October 4th after an incident involving two offenders in the Dining Hall. While responding to the incident one…

Fatal silo accident at Branstad Farms investigated

Fatal silo accident at Branstad Farms investigated

GARNER, IOWA – An investigation is underway at Branstad Farms near Forest City after a man fell down a silo and died. On the October 3, 2016, at 9:02 AM,…

Iowa man convicted of racially motivated hate crime sentenced to max prison term

Iowa man convicted of racially motivated hate crime sentenced to max prison term

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who repeatedly stomped on and kicked the head of an African American man in a racially targeted attack was sentenced today to 10 years in…

Iowa announces staff re-organization

Iowa announces staff re-organization

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Director of Athletics Gary Barta announced several title changes as part of a broader departmental reorganization. “We have an outstanding staff across our department.”…

Harrison Truck Centers donates new truck to NIACC

Harrison Truck Centers donates new truck to NIACC

MASON CITY – Harrison Truck Centers has joined in support of the Keeping NIACC First capital campaign by donating the use of a brand new Freightliner Cascadia truck to North…

Woman accused of leaving kids in feces room posts $3,000 bond, says she’s not guilty

Woman accused of leaving kids in feces room posts $3,000 bond, says she’s not guilty

MASON CITY – A woman accused of leaving her three children in a room smeared with feces has been released from jail after posting $3,000 bond and says she’s not…

Enjoy the Outdoors this Fall!

Enjoy the Outdoors this Fall!

By Brianna Sholly Conservation Education Intern Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board With summer in the rear-view mirror and winter fast approaching, many people take fall as a time to slow…

Interview with Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz

Interview with Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz

University of Iowa Football Media Conference Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Kirk Ferentz COACH FERENTZ: Good afternoon. Certainly all of us are disappointed with Saturday’s outcome. We had a great crowd…

Six men charged with Iowa and Minnesota meth conspiracy

Six men charged with Iowa and Minnesota meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – Six men are behind bars now, charged with a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute meth between Minnesota and Iowa. Rogelio Magana Garcia Jimenez, 44, from Worthington, MN; Saul…

Wanted Iowa man nabbed in Arizona and sent back here to face justice

Wanted Iowa man nabbed in Arizona and sent back here to face justice

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