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Ernst meets with Ambassador Branstad in China to discuss U.S.-China trade partnership

Ernst meets with Ambassador Branstad in China to discuss U.S.-China trade partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) traveled to China on Saturday, February 24th to meet with U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China and former Governor of…

Up to 100,000 gallons of untreated wastewater discharged into Northern Iowa creek

Up to 100,000 gallons of untreated wastewater discharged into Northern Iowa creek

MANSON — Up to 100,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was discharged into a Northern Iowa creek Monday night. Leaks from a pump caused a wastewater discharge into East Cedar Creek…

Arizona man fined thousands of dollars for deer poaching at Iowa park

Arizona man fined thousands of dollars for deer poaching at Iowa park

COUNCIL BLUFFS – An Arizona man found is guilty of deer poaching at an Iowa park and must pay thousands of dollars in fines. Nicholas Slater of Glendale, Ariz. was…

Clear Lake’s Hamlin signs with NIACC

Clear Lake’s Hamlin signs with NIACC

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake senior Jackson Hamiln signed a national letter of intent Tuesday to play for the NIACC men’s golf team next season. Hamlin helped lead Clear Lake…

Franklin county woman caught with meth

Franklin county woman caught with meth

RURAL MASON CITY – A Cerro Gordo deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle in a remote area and discovered a woman inside with meth. On Monday, February 27, 2018, at about…

Report: Iowa is best state in the Union

Report: Iowa is best state in the Union

DES MOINES – Iowa is the #1 state in the country, according to a new study from U.S. News & World Report. Gov. Kim Reynolds appeared on CBS This Morning…

Rising number of deaths due to unintentional shootings connected to drug users with guns gets attention of U.S. attorney in Iowa

Rising number of deaths due to unintentional shootings connected to drug users with guns gets attention of U.S. attorney in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – The rising number of deaths due to unintentional shootings connected to drug users with guns has gotten the attention of the U.S. attorney in Iowa. Between 2015…

Mason City police issue statement after threat to school pep rally

Mason City police issue statement after threat to school pep rally

MASON CITY – This afternoon, Mason City police issued a statement after a threat was made yesterday to a pep rally that took place at the High School. Here is the…

Former “Bachelor” star Chris Soules shot down by Iowa Supreme Court in fatal crash case

Former “Bachelor” star Chris Soules shot down by Iowa Supreme Court in fatal crash case

DES MOINES – Former “Bachelor” star Chris Soules has been shot down by the Iowa Supreme Court in fatal crash case in which he faces a felony charge of leaving…

Charles City sex offender will stand trial in March for alleged murder of Iowa man

Charles City sex offender will stand trial in March for alleged murder of Iowa man

NEWTON, IOWA – A convicted Charles City sex offender is accused of the murder of a man in Jasper county, and is scheduled for a March trial in the case.…

Fire causes heavy damage to Estherville garage

Fire causes heavy damage to Estherville garage

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – Heavy damage due to a fire was reported over the weekend in Estehrville. Shortly after 11:45 AM on Saturday, February 24, the Estherville Fire Department was paged…