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President Trump endorses Republican Congressman Rod Blum

President Trump endorses Republican Congressman Rod Blum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump on Monday gave an endorsement to Iowa Republican Congressman Rod Blum, who is locked in a tense re-election campaign with his Democratic rival. Rod…

States demand U.S. Department of Education forgive student loans of borrowers who attended “predatory for-profit schools”

States demand U.S. Department of Education forgive student loans of borrowers who attended “predatory for-profit schools”

BOSTON — A coalition of 21 states demanded today that the U.S. Department of Education immediately discharge the student loans of eligible borrowers who attended predatory for-profit schools that closed…

Iowa’s Ferentz prepares Hawkeyes for “dangerous and very explosive” Purdue team

Iowa’s Ferentz prepares Hawkeyes for “dangerous and very explosive” Purdue team

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa football media conference with head coach Kirk Ferentz: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 KIRK FERENTZ: Good afternoon. Certainly great to have Josey back next week.…

Iowa State’s Marcel Spears is Big 12’s Top Defender this week

Iowa State’s Marcel Spears is Big 12’s Top Defender this week

IRVING, Texas – Iowa State junior linebacker Marcel Spears was honored as the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week after his big-play exploits in Iowa State’s 40-31 win over…

Visible baggie of weed sticking out of pocket costs Albert Lea woman trip to jail in Worth county

Visible baggie of weed sticking out of pocket costs Albert Lea woman trip to jail in Worth county

RURAL WORTH COUNTY – An Albert Lea woman will likely hide her alleged weed much more carefully after a brush with Worth county law enforcement this weekend. On Saturday, October…

Iowa State quarterback Zeb Noland To Transfer

Iowa State quarterback Zeb Noland To Transfer

AMES – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell announced today that sophomore quarterback Zeb Noland has left the football team and will transfer to another school at the end…

NIACC women’s basketball team ranked 10th in preseason poll

NIACC women’s basketball team ranked 10th in preseason poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked 10th in the NJCAA Division II preseason poll released Monday. NIACC was 26-7 overall and 11-3 in the ICCAC in…

NIACC’s Saunders earns first-team all-region honor

NIACC’s Saunders earns first-team all-region honor

MASON CITY – NIACC sophomore midfielder Lewis Saunders was a first-team all-NJCAA Region XI selection. Saunders led the Trojans with seven goals and nine assists in the 2018 season. Saunders…

NIACC’s Altman earns first-team all-region honor

NIACC’s Altman earns first-team all-region honor

MASON CITY – For the second straight season, the NIACC women’s soccer team has a first-team all-NJCAA Region XI selection. Sophomore forward Jessica Altman earned first-team all-region honors in 2018…

Fatal accident reported in Hardin county

Fatal accident reported in Hardin county

RURAL HARDIN COUNTY – An Iowa man died as a result of a vehicle rollover Monday morning in rural Hardin county. On October 29th, 2018 at approximately 6:30 AM, the…

Illegal alien from Mexico who lived in Riceville sent to prison for reentering the United States

Illegal alien from Mexico who lived in Riceville sent to prison for reentering the United States

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mexican man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was sentenced today to almost three months in federal prison. Sergio Aguilar-Velasco, age 34,…

Grease fire damages Clear Lake building

Grease fire damages Clear Lake building

CLEAR LAKE – A grease fire damaged a Clear Lake building Monday night. The Clear Lake Fire Department was dispatched to 2700 North Shore Drive The Harborage Pilot House for…

Five Top Travel Tips for Iowan Families on a Budget

The middle-class family has lost a lot of buying power in recent years. Nowadays it can be exceedingly difficult to support a family on a single income, meaning both parents…