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College Basketball: Garza named to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List

College Basketball: Garza named to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior Luka Garza is one of 20 players in the country to be named to the 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List. Named after three-time NCAA…

Emmetsburg couple busted with drugs

Emmetsburg couple busted with drugs

PALO ALTO COUNTY – An Emmetsburg couple was busted with drugs recently, and taken to jail. Two Emmetsburg residents were arrested as the result of a traffic stop recently in…

Lib’s dancing with glee after new poll showing Joni Ernst tanking

Lib’s dancing with glee after new poll showing Joni Ernst tanking

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa is still standing as “likely Republican” in the crucial 2020 election for U.S. Senator, but a new poll showing Joni Ernst struggling with voters has liberals…

Smell that? Wet weather creates challenges for manure application on Iowa farm fields, Mason City DNR officer says

Smell that? Wet weather creates challenges for manure application on Iowa farm fields, Mason City DNR officer says

MASON CITY – Driving through rural Iowa this time of year to get to any semblance of civilization can be like being slapped in the face with a wet, pungent…

Iowa department of public safety recognizes National Teen Driver Safety Week

Iowa department of public safety recognizes National Teen Driver Safety Week

DES MOINES – This week and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel, the…

Iowa man who murdered child dies in prison

Iowa man who murdered child dies in prison

CLARINDA – An Iowa man who murdered his 2-year-old son died in Thursday in prison. Thomas Earl Seehan, age 69, was pronounced dead at 11:17 AM Thursday, October 17 in…

Justice department awards over $273.4 million to improve public safety, serve crime victims in American Indian and Alaska native communities

Justice department awards over $273.4 million to improve public safety, serve crime victims in American Indian and Alaska native communities

WASHINGTON – United States Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr., joined the Department of Justice today in announcing the award of over $273.4 million in grants to improve public safety, serve…

Latham, other conservatives eye Upmeyer’s soon-to-be vacant seat

Latham, other conservatives eye Upmeyer’s soon-to-be vacant seat

SHEFFIELD – The vacancy about to be left by retiring Republican legislator Linda Upmeyer in the Iowa House is being eyed by several conservatives. Linda Upmeyer was first elected to the…

Ragan: Vote in upcoming local elections

Ragan: Vote in upcoming local elections

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties from Senate District 27: Democracy requires citizen participation. The more folks get…