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TeeTee Starks to transfer from Iowa State

TeeTee Starks to transfer from Iowa State

MES, Iowa – Redshirt freshman guard TeeTee Starks is transferring from the Iowa State women’s basketball program, head coach Bill Fennelly announced Sunday. “All of us associated with Iowa State…

Engineer’s report gives American infrastructure poor grades

Engineer’s report gives American infrastructure poor grades

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, with many segments and sectors of the nation’s infrastructure received near-failing grades, including…

Ernst, other legislators introduce legislation to support young people in agriculture

Ernst, other legislators introduce legislation to support young people in agriculture

WASHINGTON – A bill designed to encourage the next generation of agriculture producers was introduced last week in Washington. U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and U.S.…

Apology demanded from Iowa Representative for using gay slur

Apology demanded from Iowa Representative for using gay slur

DES MOINES – An allegedly dismissive response from an Iowa state Representative about his previous use of the gay slur term “red rider” has brought calls for an apology. On…

Forest City tattoo artist jailed on three child support warrants

Forest City tattoo artist jailed on three child support warrants

MASON CITY – A Forest City man was jailed this weekend after law enforcement caught up with him on three arrest warrants from around the state connected to outstanding child…

War rages in Mosul, Iraq; thousands displaced everyday

War rages in Mosul, Iraq; thousands displaced everyday

MOSUL, IRAQ – Even though President Bush declared victory in Iraq way back in 2003, a vicious war rages there to this day, with hundreds dead in the city of…

Teams and sponsors sought for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Teams and sponsors sought for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ Sake

GREENE, IOWA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa is inviting businesses, organizations, and individuals to lace up their bowling shoes and participate in the organization’s largest annual fundraiser…

Ernst questions USDA nominee Perdue at confirmation hearing

Ernst questions USDA nominee Perdue at confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee and chair of the Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy, today questioned President…

New commercial and recreational turtle harvest seasons and catch limits

New commercial and recreational turtle harvest seasons and catch limits

DES MOINES – New commercial and recreational turtle harvest seasons and daily catch limits start March 22. A harvest season and catch limits will help protect Iowa’s harvestable turtle breeding…

NIACC track teams win three events at Grand View

NIACC track teams win three events at Grand View

DES MOINES – The NIACC men’s track and field team won two events and the women’s team won one event at the season-opening Grand View Invitational on Saturday. NIACC’s Blake…