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Rep. Upmeyer: Iowa is a top state for kids

Rep. Upmeyer: Iowa is a top state for kids

The following is a legislative update from Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake – I wish you all a happy Independence Day as we celebrate the birth of the United…

Iowa State Penitentiary on restricted movement following yard incident

Iowa State Penitentiary on restricted movement following yard incident

FORT MADISON, IOWA – Iowa State Penitentiary was placed on restricted movement Saturday, July 1st 2017 after an incident involving multiple offenders on the yard. Staff responded swiftly and gained…

Federal request for voter information turned down by Iowa and other states

Federal request for voter information turned down by Iowa and other states

DES MOINES – A request from President Donald Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity for sensitive data on Iowa voters like social security numbers and much more has been turned…

Trump creates “Gun Strike Force” to thwart violence in the streets of Chicago

Trump creates “Gun Strike Force” to thwart violence in the streets of Chicago

CHICAGO – Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued the following statement on the unacceptable violence plaguing the City of Chicago and outlined steps that the Department of Justice is taking…

Iowa labor leader says tough times on the way after contact expires

Iowa labor leader says tough times on the way after contact expires

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement regarding the expiration of the State of Iowa employee contract and other city, county, and school contracts:…

OBIT: Connie Marie Meek Bromberg

OBIT: Connie Marie Meek Bromberg

A celebration of Connie’s life will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Wildwood Golf Course Club House in Charles City. A graveside service will…

Illegal alien sentenced to federal prison for Iowa-Minnesota meth conspiracy

Illegal alien sentenced to federal prison for Iowa-Minnesota meth conspiracy

MASON CITY – A man was sentenced June 30, 2017, to six years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine between Iowa and Minnesota. Javier Martinez, 50, from Mexico…

Suspect sought by police after fatal shooting in Charles City

Suspect sought by police after fatal shooting in Charles City

CHARLES CITY – One person is dead after a shooting in Charles City Friday night, and police have zeroed in on a suspect. Charles City police say that on June…