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Fort Dodge teen shot dead Tuesday

Fort Dodge teen shot dead Tuesday

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge teen was shot dead Tuesday, police there said. On September 10, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Webster County Telecommunications Center received a call regarding…

Mason City man accused of enticing a child

Mason City man accused of enticing a child

IOWA FALLS – A Mason City man has been jailed in a nearby county on several felony charges in connection with attempting to solicit a child. The Hardin county jail…

Flyover bridge from northbound I-35 to westbound U.S. 30 in Ames scheduled to open Thursday morning

Flyover bridge from northbound I-35 to westbound U.S. 30 in Ames scheduled to open Thursday morning

AMES – The northbound I-35 to westbound U.S. 30 flyover bridge is scheduled to open to traffic this Thursday morning, Sept. 12, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of…

Iowa nurse who stole pain medication from her elderly patients at sent to federal prison

Iowa nurse who stole pain medication from her elderly patients at sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa licensed practical nurse (LPN) who stole pain medications from her elderly and vulnerable patients at two Waterloo-area nursing homes was sentenced August 29, 2019, to…

DEA announces steps necessary to improve access to marijuana research

DEA announces steps necessary to improve access to marijuana research

WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration recently announced that it is moving forward to facilitate and expand scientific and medical research for marijuana in the United States. The DEA is…

Judge orders Iowa woman to repay Iowa Department of Human Services nearly $35,000 in food stamp funds

Judge orders Iowa woman to repay Iowa Department of Human Services nearly $35,000 in food stamp funds

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa woman who unlawfully obtained SNAP (sometimes knows as food stamps) funds for her household was sentenced September 3, 2019, to time served and restitution. Jessica…

A Guide To Laying Down Decking

A Guide To Laying Down Decking

  Decking has become extremely popular over the last few decades. It is a great way to keep your yard looking attractive, plus it is low maintenance, so everyone can…

North Iowa Businesses Look to Improve LGBT Inclusivity 

North Iowa Businesses Look to Improve LGBT Inclusivity 

In recent years, there has been a country-wide push to increase the inclusivity of workplaces. Many businesses in the US have now started to become more inclusive of both their…

Networking Tips To Help You Succeed In Business

Networking Tips To Help You Succeed In Business

Working in business means that you’re going to be meeting and interacting with a lot of different people throughout your days. You’re going to want to build a strong network…

3 Ways To Save Money On Your Utility Bills 

3 Ways To Save Money On Your Utility Bills 

With utility prices increasing year on year and concerns for our environment growing, more and more people are looking for ways to save energy and reduce their carbon footprint. Fortunately,…

Arizona man sent to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

Arizona man sent to federal prison for Iowa meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced August 23, 2019, to four years in federal prison. Henock Castillo, 33, from Mesa, Arizona, received the prison…

Illegal Guatemalan in Iowa who possessed fraudulent Social Security card sentenced to prison

Illegal Guatemalan in Iowa who possessed fraudulent Social Security card sentenced to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Guatemalan man who possessed a false identification document in the name of a U.S. Citizen was sentenced today to more than one year in federal prison.…

J.D. Scholten: Iowa Farmers Struggling To Make a Dime as a Result of Trump’s Trade War

J.D. Scholten: Iowa Farmers Struggling To Make a Dime as a Result of Trump’s Trade War

SIOUX CITY — J.D. Scholten, congressional candidate for Iowa’s 4th district, today published an opinion piece in the Sioux City Journal about President Trump’s reckless trade war and the prioritization of special…

OBIT: Robert “Bob” Gardner, 92, of Charles City

OBIT: Robert “Bob” Gardner, 92, of Charles City

Robert “Bob” Gardner, 92, of Charles City, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A memorial service for Bob Gardner will…

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Patriot Day 

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff for Patriot Day 

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in honor of Patriot Day…