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Explosion injures two in Hancock county

Explosion injures two in Hancock county

HANCOCK COUNTY – An explosion injured two people in Hancock county, authorities say. On July 31, 2019 at approximately 09:12 AM, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office took a 911 report…

Iowa Athletic Director Barta announces contract extensions for coaches

Iowa Athletic Director Barta announces contract extensions for coaches

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa athletics department announced Wednesday that head coaches Dave DiIanni, Tyler Stith, and Joey Woody have signed five-year contract extensions to keep them in…

Iowa meth user sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after brandishing and racking a stolen firearm

Iowa meth user sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after brandishing and racking a stolen firearm

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who brandished and racked a stolen firearm during a disturbance outside an apartment complex in Dubuque, Iowa, in August 2018, was sentenced July 25, 2019,…

Cerro Gordo county health department announces permanent location

Cerro Gordo county health department announces permanent location

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health will be relocating permanently to 2570 4th Street SW, Mason City, next door to Hobby Lobby on Hwy. 122.…

Victims of Equifax data breach can claim settlement

Victims of Equifax data breach can claim settlement

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller announced that a coalition of 50 attorneys general has reached a proposed settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a…

St. Ansgar man accused of felony sex crimes against child

St. Ansgar man accused of felony sex crimes against child

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Congress passes Grassley legislation to help children with special health care needs

Congress passes Grassley legislation to help children with special health care needs

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) released the following statement on the House passage of the reauthorization of the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers Program. The reauthorization extends…

Judge closes Iowa telemarketing firms accused of national advertising scam

Judge closes Iowa telemarketing firms accused of national advertising scam

DES MOINES — A Polk County judge has shut down several Quad Cities-based advertising companies that are accused of defrauding small businesses across the nation. District Judge Robert B. Hansen…

Gov. Reynolds appoints Annette Dunn as Chief Information Officer

Gov. Reynolds appoints Annette Dunn as Chief Information Officer

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the appointment of Annette Dunn as Chief Information Officer at the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), effective Monday, August 5,…

Gov. Reynolds highlights employment opportunities in Iowa, 80,000+ job opportunities

Gov. Reynolds highlights employment opportunities in Iowa, 80,000+ job opportunities

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced more than 80,000 jobs available on IowaWORKS.gov during a press conference at the Kelley Conference Room at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Gov.…

OBIT: Darla Ritter Davidson, 58, of Charles City

OBIT: Darla Ritter Davidson, 58, of Charles City

Darla Ritter Davidson, 58, of Charles City, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. A funeral service for Darla Ritter Davidson will be…