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Bill introduced to exempt retirement income from the state tax

Bill introduced to exempt retirement income from the state tax

DES MOINES – A bill has been introduced in the Iowa Legislature that would phase out state income tax on retirement income. Senate File 34 exempts retirement income from the…

Humboldt native Kevin Dresser to take over as Iowa State wrestling coach

Humboldt native Kevin Dresser to take over as Iowa State wrestling coach

AMES, Iowa – Kevin Dresser, the 2016 National Wrestling Coaches’ Association Coach of the Year, has agreed to return home to his native state to become Iowa State’s Head Wrestling…

Update on Floyd county joint law enforcement center

Update on Floyd county joint law enforcement center

CHARLES CITY – The Floyd County Board of Supervisors and the Charles City Council have established a committee to study the viability of a joint law enforcement center. Prochaska &…

State employees shoot down request to forgo wage increase

State employees shoot down request to forgo wage increase

DES MOINES – The state of Iowa requested that its contract-covered union employees forgo a raise – and they said no way. AFSCME Iowa Council 61 said Monday that a…

President Donald J. Trump’s First Month: Achieving Results for the American People

President Donald J. Trump’s First Month: Achieving Results for the American People

From the White House: February 20, 2017 – After one month in office, President Donald J. Trump is already achieving results for the American people. Jump starting Job Creation: President…

Hampton woman accused of second drunk driving offense plus child endangerment

Hampton woman accused of second drunk driving offense plus child endangerment

IOWA FALLS, IOWA – A Hampton woman was jailed last week after an investigation into a drunk driving incident involving a child in the vehicle. Carrie Lea Young, formerly of…

NIACC Announces Fall 2016 Dean’s List

NIACC Announces Fall 2016 Dean’s List

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College is pleased to announce that 717 individuals have been named to the 2016 Fall Term Dean’s List and President’s List. These students…

Branstad highlights program that gives financial assistance to doctors who practice in underserved areas

Branstad highlights program that gives financial assistance to doctors who practice in underserved areas

DES MOINES – Today, at the Administration’s weekly press conference, Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Department of Public Health Director Gerd Clabaugh highlighted a program, known…

Wisconsin man sent to prison for a decade after trying to join ISIS

Wisconsin man sent to prison for a decade after trying to join ISIS

MADISON, WISCONSIN – A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to join ISIS and “join the war against America.” Joshua Van Haften, 36, of…

Iowa man dead in motorcycle accident

Iowa man dead in motorcycle accident

DUBUQUE – An Iowa man lost his life this weekend during the unseasonably warm weather while riding his motorcycle. On February 18, 2017, at 9:05 AM, Dubuque, Iowa police and…

Kensett man guilty of another theft

Kensett man guilty of another theft

MASON CITY – A Kensett man has been sent to jail after another theft crime. Joseph James Buchite, age 26 of Kensett but working in Mason City as a line…