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Greene rapist sent to prison for up to 10 years

Greene rapist sent to prison for up to 10 years

CHARLES CITY – A Greene man who was found guilty by a jury of raping a woman will spend up to 10 years in prison. The Floyd county sheriff’s office…

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart announces resignation; Branstad names Doug Ommen Interim Insurance Commissioner

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds applauded the work of Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart upon learning of his resignation effective Dec. 23, 2016. Branstad…

Trump says businesses who abandon U.S. for financial gain can expect “retribution or consequence”

Trump says businesses who abandon U.S. for financial gain can expect “retribution or consequence”

NEW YORK – President-elect Donald J. Trump had some sobering, tough words for businesses who attempt to abandon the U.S. and fire workers, promising “retribution or consequence” for offenders. “The…

Former Mohawk Jadda Buckley earns Big 12 Player of the Week honor

Former Mohawk Jadda Buckley earns Big 12 Player of the Week honor

AMES – Iowa State redshirt junior guard Jadda Buckley was named Big 12 Player of the Week for the second time in in the last three weeks, the league announced…

Nude dude charged in connection to investigation into Iowa woman’s death

Nude dude charged in connection to investigation into Iowa woman’s death

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Trump picks Dr. Ben Carson for for Secretary of HUD; Nancy Pelosi calls him “disturbingly unqualified”

Trump picks Dr. Ben Carson for for Secretary of HUD; Nancy Pelosi calls him “disturbingly unqualified”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Senate leader Nancy Pelosi today lashed out at President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Dr. Ben Carson for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, calling him “disturbingly…

Mason City woman arrested for another assault incident

Mason City woman arrested for another assault incident

VENTURA – A Mason City woman already on probation after a plea deal in an earlier violent domestic assault was arrested again this weekend after another incident. According to the…

Latest Mason City shooting victim dies from injuries

Latest Mason City shooting victim dies from injuries

MASON CITY – The victim of last week’s gun violence in Mason City has died from her injuries, and the charges against the suspect have been upgraded to murder in…

NIACC baseball team signs nine players

NIACC baseball team signs nine players

MASON CITY – The NIACC baseball team has signed nine student-athletes to national letters of intent for the 2018 season. The nine players in the 2017 recruiting class consist of…

Chronic Absenteeism Advisory Council releases final report 

Chronic Absenteeism Advisory Council releases final report 

DES MOINES – The Iowa Chronic Absenteeism Advisory Council last week approved recommendations to help school districts and their communities improve the attendance of students who miss 10 percent or more…

Football: Iowa’s King, Johnson named first-team All-Big 10

Football: Iowa’s King, Johnson named first-team All-Big 10

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior defensive back Desmond King and senior defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson have been named first-team All-Big Ten by vote of league coaches. The defensive…

Iowa man sentenced to 20 years on child sexual exploitation charges

Iowa man sentenced to 20 years on child sexual exploitation charges

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Branstad Administration claims “unprecedented Medicaid transparency” after release of report from DHS

Branstad Administration claims “unprecedented Medicaid transparency” after release of report from DHS

DES MOINES – A report from the Department of Human Services on the state’s new Medicaid privatization program was heralded by Governor Terry Branstad recently. Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt.…

Football: Four Hawkeyes names to third-team All-Big Ten offense

Football: Four Hawkeyes names to third-team All-Big Ten offense

IOWA CITY – Four members of the University of Iowa offensive unit earned third team All-Big Ten recognition, while an additional five Hawkeye players earned honorable mention accolades. The offensive…

Cyclone coach Matt Campbell hand out swards at football banquet

Cyclone coach Matt Campbell hand out swards at football banquet

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State football team held its awards banquet Sunday afternoon at the Sukup End Zone Club, as head coach Matt Campbell presented this season’s honors to…

Can a government body request and receive payment for the actual costs incurred in retrieving and reviewing public records prior to release or copying of the records?

Can a government body request and receive payment for the actual costs incurred in retrieving and reviewing public records prior to release or copying  of the records?

Editor’s Note: This is a monthly column prepared by the Iowa Public Information Board to update Iowans on the IPIB’s activities and provide information on some of the issues routinely…

Man on the run for over a decade for bringing meth to Iowa caught and sentenced to over 15 years in prison

Man on the run for over a decade for bringing meth to Iowa caught and sentenced to over 15 years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who was on the run for over a decade for bringing over a pound of meth to Iowa was caught and sentenced to over 15…