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College Football: Pair of Cyclones named to watch lists

College Football: Pair of Cyclones named to watch lists

AMES – The John Mackey Award preseason watch list was announced and sophomore Charlie Kolar is on the list. The John Mackey Award is given annually to the nation’s best…

Minnesota man traveled to Iowa to buy teens for sex, feds say

Minnesota man traveled to Iowa to buy teens for sex, feds say

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Minnesota man traveled to Iowa to buy teens for sex, a federal indictment says, and he was nabbed waiting by a library. Terrance Nordwall, age 50,…

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center hosts Youth Entrepreneurial Academy

NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center hosts Youth Entrepreneurial Academy

MASON CITY – The North Iowa Area Community College John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (NIACC JPEC) conducted the Youth Entrepreneurial Academy on June 10 – 14 sponsored by the John K.…

Honduran man sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after three prior deportations

Honduran man sentenced to prison for illegally reentering the United States after three prior deportations

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported three times was sentenced today to almost three months in federal prison. Joel Martinez-Reyes, age…

Gov. Reynolds announces appointments for Children’s Behavioral Health System Board

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds announced her appointments to Iowa’s Children’s Behavioral Health System Board. The board will facilitate the coordination of Iowa’s recently created Children’s Mental Health system, ensuring…

Conspiring to deal 15 pounds of ice methamphetamine lands Iowa man in federal prison for 14 years

Conspiring to deal 15 pounds of ice methamphetamine lands Iowa man in federal prison for 14 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who obtained more than 15 pounds of ice methamphetamine for redistribution in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, area was sentenced July 11, 2019, to 14 years…

North Iowa students receive Christopherson Medical Scholarships

North Iowa students receive Christopherson Medical Scholarships

MASON CITY – The Christopherson Medical Scholarship Advisory Committee awarded $14,000.00 to seven North Iowa students studying medicine. Student recipients of the Christopherson Medical Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year…

Prison inmate Wayne Sinclair dies of suicide

Prison inmate Wayne Sinclair dies of suicide

ANAMOSA – Wayne Eugene Sinclair was pronounced dead due to apparent suicide at 6:35 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Sinclair was 52 years old at the time of his…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Cheryl Arnold to Chair the Iowa Public Employment Relations Board

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds announced her appointment of Cheryl Arnold to chair the Iowa Public Employment Relations Board, effective immediately. The term will end April 30, 2022. “I am…

Main actor in conspiracy to deal meth brought to Iowa in car part boxes sentenced to 30 years in prison

Main actor in conspiracy to deal meth brought to Iowa in car part boxes sentenced to 30 years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Northern Iowa man who conspired with others to distribute ice methamphetamine was sentenced yesterday to 30 years’ in federal prison. Robert Lewis, age 44, from Janesville,…

Lt. Gov. Gregg selected to leadership role for the National Lieutenant Governors Association

Lt. Gov. Gregg selected to leadership role for the National Lieutenant Governors Association

DES MOINES – Lt. Governor Adam Gregg has been selected to chair the Midwest Region on the National Lieutenant Governors Association’s (NLGA) Executive Committee, becoming one of four regional chairs…