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Dubuque man sentenced to 20 years’ prison for meth trafficking and money laundering

Dubuque man sentenced to 20 years’ prison for meth trafficking and money laundering

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who trafficked at least 50 pounds of methamphetamine in the Dubuque, Iowa, area was sentenced yesterday to 20 years in federal prison. Derek Richard Rath,…

Frisky feline causes car catastrophe for Parkersburg teen

Frisky feline causes car catastrophe for Parkersburg teen

BUTLER COUNTY – A frisky feline caused a Parkersburg teen to lose control of his Malibu, send his sled tumbling into a ditch. Nicholas Grill was traveling eastbound on Highway…

NIACC’s Wako places fifth at regional time trial

NIACC’s Wako places fifth at regional time trial

DAVENPORT – NIACC’s Abdiaziz Wako placed fifth at the NJCAA Region XI men’s time trial Saturday at Crow Creek Park. Wako, a sophomore, covered the five-kilometer course in 17 minutes,…

NIACC women place third at regional time trial

NIACC women place third at regional time trial

DAVENPORT – The NIACC women’s cross country team placed third at the NJCAA Region XI time trial on Saturday with 58 points at Crow Creek Park. Iowa Central won the…

Iowa’s top elected officials remember the late John McCain, who passed away over the weekend

Iowa’s top elected officials remember the late John McCain, who passed away over the weekend

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arizona Senator John McCain passed away Saturday, August 25, from cancer.  Iowa’s top elected officials responded with statements: Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement Saturday night…

Wedmore accepts Democratic Party nomination for Cerro Gordo county auditor election

Wedmore accepts Democratic Party nomination for Cerro Gordo county auditor election

ROCKWELL – Adam Wedmore of Rockwell announced today that he has accepted the Democratic Party nomination for Cerro Gordo county auditor in an upcoming election. Mr. Wedmore’s announcement: “I am…

Man who allegedly fled from cops after swallowing meth to be arraigned Monday in Worth county

Man who allegedly fled from cops after swallowing meth to be arraigned Monday in Worth county

NORTHWOOD – A man on probation for felony theft will be arraigned Monday after police say he swallowed half a gram of meth as cops chased him through Worth county…

Two avoid injury after alleged distracted driving causes vehicle rollover accident outside Mason City

Two avoid injury after alleged distracted driving causes vehicle rollover accident outside Mason City

  RURAL MASON CITY – An alleged distracted driver and his passenger avoided injury after a vehicle rollover accident outside Mason City late Saturday night. According to the Cerro Gordo…

Drunk drivers arrested in Worth county; motorcyclist clocked at 107 mph

Drunk drivers arrested in Worth county; motorcyclist clocked at 107 mph

WORTH COUNTY – The Worth county sheriff’s office has taken a number of drunk drivers to jail in recent days. On August 26, 2018 at 2:43 AM, a Worth County…