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Aggressive inmate at Iowa State Penitentiary starts fire, attacks guards

Aggressive inmate at Iowa State Penitentiary starts fire, attacks guards

FORT MADISON – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary at approximately 11:52 a.m. today. Staff were alerted to a fire alarm triggered in…

OBIT: Mildred “Millie” Esther Pals

OBIT: Mildred “Millie” Esther Pals

Mildred “Millie” Esther Pals, 99, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on January 9, 2019. She died six days before her 100th birthday. Formerly of Manly and…

Iowa woman shot in head after felon steps out onto porch to shoot at deer

Iowa woman shot in head after felon steps out onto porch to shoot at deer

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Iowa hunter injured after falling 30 feet from tree stand

Iowa hunter injured after falling 30 feet from tree stand

MILO, IOWA – DNR conservation officers responded to a tree stand fall in rural Warren County on Saturday, January 5 around 9:30 a.m. Clifford Brant was transported by medical helicopter…

Digging for Ginseng costs Iowa man nearly $2,000 in fines

Digging for Ginseng costs Iowa man nearly $2,000 in fines

JACKSON COUNTY, IOWA – A Miles, Iowa man has been charged with digging up Ginseng after being caught on state managed property with a bag full in September. On September…

Waldorf University to host viewing of documentary “Break the Chain”

Waldorf University to host viewing of documentary “Break the Chain”

FOREST CITY – Waldorf University to host a viewing of the feature-length documentary film “Break the Chain” on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Waldorf University Atrium located…

Iowans to tell Governor, Legislature – ‘Keep your promise, respect our retirement’

Iowans to tell Governor, Legislature – ‘Keep your promise, respect our retirement’

DES MOINES – Iowans will speak out at the capitol on the first day of the legislative session to call on Governor Reynolds and the legislature to keep promises made…

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of January 10, 2019

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of January 10, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…

OBIT: Randy M. Carolus

OBIT: Randy M. Carolus

Randy M. Carolus, 61, of Mason City, died on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 10:30 AM at St. James…

Why Better Equipment Equals Improved Sporting Performance

Why Better Equipment Equals Improved Sporting Performance

You may have heard the phrase: ‘all the gear, no idea.’ It’s used to describe sportspeople who’ve invested heavily in their equipment yet have very little aptitude in terms of…