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Decorah man dead after UTV struck by Wisconsin woman’s vehicle

Decorah man dead after UTV struck by Wisconsin woman’s vehicle

RURAL WINNESHIEK COUNTY – A Decorah man was killed Monday when the UTV he was operating was struck by a Wisconsin woman’s vehicle. According to the Iowa State Patrol, an…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation into law

DES MOINES – On Monday, May 20, Gov. Reynolds signed the following bills into law: HF772: an act creating an empower rural Iowa act to provide incentives for broadband and…

Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health receives grant to address opioid misuse

Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health receives grant to address opioid misuse

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health, in partnership with MercyOne North Iowa, Prairie Ridge Integrated Behavioral Healthcare, and the Mason City Youth Task Force, has…

Toxic spill near Fort Dodge traced to soil fertility company

Toxic spill near Fort Dodge traced to soil fertility company

FORT DODGE – Last Wednesday, the DNR investigated a report of discolored and foamy water in Holiday Creek about two miles east of Fort Dodge. DNR specialists traced the pollutant…

California man who sent 50 lbs. of meth to Iowa dealers sent to federal prison

California man who sent 50 lbs. of meth to Iowa dealers sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man responsible for running a complex drug trafficking organization was sentenced May 17, 2019, to more than 14 years in federal prison. Michael Pineda, age 34,…

Eagle Grove man dead after auto accident in Webster county

Eagle Grove man dead after auto accident in Webster county

RURAL WEBSTER COUNTY – An Eagle Grove man is dead after an auto accident in Webster county Sunday afternoon. According to a report from the Iowa State Patrol, 72-year-old Larry…

Bernie Sanders calls on DOJ to block National Beef takeover of Iowa Premium

Bernie Sanders calls on DOJ to block National Beef takeover of Iowa Premium

DES MOINES – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders today called on the U.S. Department of Justice to block National Beef—one of the “big four” meatpackers that control over 85% of the beef…

Iowa man who dealt meth while in prison sentenced to more than ten years

Iowa man who dealt meth while in prison sentenced to more than ten years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who was responsible for distributing pounds of ice methamphetamine while he was in state prison was sentenced May 17, 2019, to ten years in federal…

Minnesota drunk driver on wrong side of road causes auto accident outside Mason City

Minnesota drunk driver on wrong side of road causes auto accident outside Mason City

MASON CITY – A Minnesota man allegedly driving drunk caused a dangerous auto accident Sunday night on Highway 122 between Mason City and Clear Lake when he intentionally drove head-on…