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OBIT: Francis Oliver Soukup

OBIT: Francis Oliver Soukup

Francis Oliver Soukup, 77, of Kensett, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart…

Former manager at Dollar General store in Charles City strikes deal in theft case

Former manager at Dollar General store in Charles City strikes deal in theft case

CHARLES CITY – A man who worked as the manager of the Charles City Dollar General store has struck a deal after allegedly stealing from the business. On February 15,…

Iowa Governor Reynolds to make two stops in North Iowa this week

Iowa Governor Reynolds to make two stops in North Iowa this week

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will make two stops in North Iowa this week. On Thursday, December 13 at 11:30 AM, Gov. Reynolds & Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg…

U.S. soldier sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to ISIS

U.S. soldier sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to ISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ikaika Erik Kang, 35, a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army formerly stationed at Schofield Barracks, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempting to…

OBIT: Darline May Taylor

OBIT: Darline May Taylor

Darline May Taylor, 94, of Eldora, IA, passed away on December 5, 2018 at Scenic Manor in Iowa Falls, IA under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. Visitation will be…

Larry Gene Christensen

Larry Gene Christensen

Larry G. Christensen, 78, of Mason City passed away December 5, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City after an 11-month battle with cancer. A Memorial…

OBIT: George G. Theis

OBIT: George G. Theis

George G. Theis, 83, of Manly, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December…

OBIT: Helen Ann Biretz

Helen Ann Biretz, 74, of Fertile, died Friday, December 7, 2018, at her home. A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 14, 2018, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel,…

OBIT: Mardell Ann Huck

OBIT: Mardell Ann Huck

Mardell Ann Huck, 78, of Waterloo, formerly of Grundy Center, passed away on December 7, 2018 at her home while under the care of Unity Point Hospice. A visitation will…

OBIT: James Edward Westergaard

James Edward Westergaard, 88, of Reinbeck, passed away on December 8, 2018, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, IA. Services for Jim are pending, please check back for up to…

OBIT: Katherine Tena Zahariades

OBIT: Katherine Tena Zahariades

Katherine Tena Zahariades 79, beloved parishioner of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Scottsdale, AZ fell asleep in the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. She passed away peacefully, at home, with…

OBIT: Joan C. Cordle

OBIT: Joan C. Cordle

Joan C. Cordle, 87, of Manly died December 6, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30am Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 410 N.…

OBIT: Bruce Abben

OBIT: Bruce Abben

Bruce E. Abben 52 of Mason City passed away on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center Mason City. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later…

Illegal alien in Iowa convicted of using another person’s Social Security number

Illegal alien in Iowa convicted of using another person’s Social Security number

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Guatemalan man who used another person’s social security number to complete employment paperwork was convicted by a jury on November 26, 2018, after a one-day trial…

Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell signs through 2024

Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell signs through 2024

AMES, Iowa – It was a big weekend for Iowa State football. Head coach Matt Campbell, the Big 12 Coach-of-the-Year the last two seasons, agreed to a contract extension to…

OBIT: Catherine June Egesdal, 91, of Charles City

OBIT: Catherine June Egesdal, 91, of Charles City

Catherine June Egesdal, 91, of Charles City, Iowa passed from this life under hospice care on Saturday, December 8, 2018 after a short battle with cancer at the 9th Street…

Waterloo man arrested after alleged erratic driving in Floyd county

Waterloo man arrested after alleged erratic driving in Floyd county

FLOYD COUNTY – A Waterloo man was arrested after a report of an erratic driver on a Floyd county highway. On December 7, 2018 at about 3:26 AM, Floyd county…

Iowa Attorney General Miller joins  in fight against robocalls

Iowa Attorney General Miller joins  in fight against robocalls

DES MOINES – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced that he has joined a bipartisan group of attorneys general in 38 states and the District of Columbia to stop or reduce…

Waukee school district accused of spending tens-of-thousands of dollars on “improper disbursements”

Waukee school district accused of spending tens-of-thousands of dollars on “improper disbursements”

DES MOINES – A school district in the suburbs of Des Moines is accused of blowing tens-of-thousands of dollars on “improper disbursements” like fancy lounge chairs for the Superintendent’s office…