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OBIT: Nicole McInroy, 39, of Charles City

OBIT: Nicole McInroy, 39, of Charles City

Nicole McInroy, 39, of Charles City, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Floyd County Medical Center. Funeral service for Nicole McInroy will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April…

Woman shot dead in West Des Moines

Woman shot dead in West Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES – Police say a woman was shot dead in West Des Moines over the weekend. One person died after shots were fired in West Des Moines, officials…

USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in Iowa, 12 other states

USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in Iowa, 12 other states

WASHINGTON – Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems (PDF, 102 KB) and reduce energy…

Iowa man dies after wife backs car over him

Iowa man dies after wife backs car over him

DUBUQUE – Tragedy unfolded in one of Iowa’s biggest river towns this weekend after a woman backed her car out of a driveway and directly over her husband, killing him.…

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard declared a terrorist organization

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard declared a terrorist organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Secretary of State announced his intent to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), including its Qods Force, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under…

Guatemalan man living in Iowa sent to prison for illegally reentering U.S. after deportation

Guatemalan man living in Iowa sent to prison for illegally reentering U.S. after deportation

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was recently sentenced to over four months in federal prison. Julian Pol-Xan, age 42, a…

Iowa State to host Seton Hall in first Big 12/BIG EAST scheduling alliance

Iowa State to host Seton Hall in first Big 12/BIG EAST scheduling alliance

AMES – Iowa State will host Seton Hall in 2019-20 as part of the first Big 12/BIG EAST Scheduling Alliance. The games will be played in the month of December…

Authorities searching for absconded Black Hawk county criminal

Authorities searching for absconded Black Hawk county criminal

WATERLOO – London Willis Walker, convicted of Intimidation with Dangerous Weapon (708.6(1)) and other crimes in Black Hawk County, failed to report back to the Waterloo Residential Facility as required…

Gov. Reynolds signs 6 bills into law

Gov. Reynolds signs 6 bills into law

DES MOINES – On Monday, Gov. Reynolds signed the following 6 bills into law: SJR17: a joint resolution authorizing the temporary sale of merchandise at a toy benefit for Iowa…

Is Online Better Than Offline for Meeting Partners?

The ultimate aim for any single who aspires to alter that status is to meet someone, either in some social situation or after conducting a search for love online. There…