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OBIT: Bernard “Bud” Dunn, 83, of Charles City

OBIT: Bernard “Bud” Dunn, 83, of Charles City

Bernard “Bud” Dunn, 83, of Charles City, formerly Alta Vista, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 in his home. A Mass of Christian Burial for Bud Dunn will be held…

Texas man executed for dragging death of black man

Texas man executed for dragging death of black man

HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS – A Texas man was executed today for the dragging death of a black man almost 18 years ago. On June 7, 1998, during the nighttime hours, 23-year-old…

Iowa man who struck cars with bat while standing in road caught after 911 calls

Iowa man who struck cars with bat while standing in road caught after 911 calls

OELWEIN – An Iowa man who struck cars with a bat while standing in the middle of a road was caught after numerous 911 calls Tuesday evening. On April 23,…

Columbian citizen sentenced to federal prison for participating in fraud that scammed Iowa victim

Columbian citizen sentenced to federal prison for participating in fraud that scammed Iowa victim

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who participated in a scheme to defraud victims across the country, including Iowa, out of more than $450,000 was sentenced this month to more than…

North Iowans join NIACC Foundation Board of Directors

North Iowans join NIACC Foundation Board of Directors

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Foundation is proud to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors: Bill Paulus of Garner…

Iowa shooters sent to federal prison on max sentences

Iowa shooters sent to federal prison on max sentences

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two men who discharged firearms in Marion were sentenced today to ten years in federal prison. Mykael Robertson, age 20, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the prison…

DEA prepares for Prescription Drug Takeback Day

DEA prepares for Prescription Drug Takeback Day

CEDAR RAPIDS – U.S. Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr. joins the Drug Enforcement Administration in announcing that on April 27th, DEA will hold its 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back…

Empower Rural Iowa Initiative passes Legislature unanimously

Empower Rural Iowa Initiative passes Legislature unanimously

DES MOINES – The Iowa Legislature voted unanimously to pass HF 772, the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative. The initiative establishes a partnership with the Iowa Rural Development Council to identify…

Women’s college basketball: Iowa to retire Gustafson’s No. 10 

Women’s college basketball: Iowa to retire Gustafson’s No. 10 

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will retire Megan Gustafson’s No. 10, the Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary Barta announced Wednesday at…

4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an Online Presence

4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an Online Presence

Companies of all sizes in every industry cannot afford to overlook building a strong online presence. With almost every market becoming increasingly competitive, it could be the difference between your…

Workers Memorial Day events to be held in Iowa

Workers Memorial Day events to be held in Iowa

DES MOINES – On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the…