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College Football: Iowa offense struggles as Penn State hands Hawks second-straight loss

College Football: Iowa offense struggles as Penn State hands Hawks second-straight loss

IOWA CITY – The Iowa offense struggled Saturday night against Penn State as the Hawks tallied their second-straight loss, 17-12. Even as the defense gave the Hawks every chance to…

Woman arrested for drunk driving and 7 counts of child endangerment

Woman arrested for drunk driving and 7 counts of child endangerment

MASON CITY – A woman is behind bars in Mason City this morning, arrested for felony drunk driving and seven counts of child endangerment – at least the second such…

UPDATE: Fort Dodge police investigating man’s apparent murder; one arrested, one at-large

UPDATE: Fort Dodge police investigating man’s apparent murder; one arrested, one at-large

FORT DODGE – Police in Fort Dodge are investigating what appears to be a murder, after a man was found dead suffering from multiple gunshot wounds after a drug deal…

Prairie View Industrial Center becomes Iowa’s newest certified Super Park

AMES – Ag-biotech companies will find 730 acres of opportunity at Iowa’s newest Super Park. The work to certify Prairie View Industrial Center will save companies at least a year…

Mexican man admits to attempting to import nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana

Mexican man admits to attempting to import nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana

LAREDO, Texas — A citizen of Mexico faces up to life in prison after pleading guilty Oct. 1 to conspiring to import marijuana into the U.S. U.S. Attorney Ryan K.…

Gov. Reynolds says she “admires the passion and vision” of NAACP

Gov. Reynolds says she “admires the passion and vision” of NAACP

DES MOINES –  Ultra-conservative Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said this week she “admires the passion and vision” of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and plans…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release public schedules

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg release public schedules

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg on Friday released their public schedules for Monday, October 14  – Sunday, October 20, 2019. The following events are open…

College Football: Iowa’s Epenesa named quarterfinalist for Lott IMPACT Trophy

College Football: Iowa’s Epenesa named quarterfinalist for Lott IMPACT Trophy

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior defensive end A.J. Epenesa has been named one of 20 quarterfinalists for the 2019 Lott IMPACT Trophy, which is presented to the nation’s best…

College Wrestling: Joey Palmer named Wrestling Volunteer Assistant Coach at Iowa State

College Wrestling: Joey Palmer named Wrestling Volunteer Assistant Coach at Iowa State

AMES – Iowa State wrestling head coach, Kevin Dresser, announced an addition to his coaching staff. Former three-time NCAA Qualifier Joey Palmer will join up with the Cyclones as a…

Habitual domestic abuser from Iowa sentenced to four years in federal prison

Habitual domestic abuser from Iowa sentenced to four years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who physically assaulted a woman who was similarly situated to him as a spouse was sentenced today to four years in federal prison. Daniel Shawn…

Finalists announced for NIACC Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala awards

Finalists announced for NIACC Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala awards

MASON CITY – The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala awards. The Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala will take place on…

Iowa basketball team prepares for upcoming season; Coach McCaffery optimistic

Iowa basketball team prepares for upcoming season; Coach McCaffery optimistic

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team is preparing for the season, and in a press conference this week, head coach Dean McCaffery was optimistic on key players making…

Gov. Reynolds announces study findings on the economic opportunities of the EdTech Sector in Iowa

Gov. Reynolds announces study findings on the economic opportunities of the EdTech Sector in Iowa

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Iowa Innovation Council (IIC), today released an economic development roadmap for Iowa’s EdTech industry.…

Iowa DNR: Officers who intervened in downtown Des Moines fight were doing their job

Iowa DNR: Officers who intervened in downtown Des Moines fight were doing their job

DES MOINES – The Iowa DNR has concluded an investigation into a downtown Des Moines fight in which two conservation officers intervened to break up the fracas. The Iowa DNR…

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of October 10, 2019

Top Iowa fishing spots for week of October 10, 2019

CLEAR LAKE – This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff. For current information, contact the…

Iowa felon sentenced to federal prison for gun possession and cyberstalking

Iowa felon sentenced to federal prison for gun possession and cyberstalking

SIOUX CITY – A Sioux City man with a criminal history that included a domestic violence conviction, and a felony conviction was sentenced October 7, 2019 to more 13 years…

Mason City man wins $100,000 prize in lottery game

Mason City man wins $100,000 prize in lottery game

CLIVE, IOWA — A Mason City man has won the first $100,000 top prize in a new Iowa Lottery game. Wayne Oswood won the big prize in the Iowa Lottery’s…

Cedar Rapids police arrest man for murder

Cedar Rapids police arrest man for murder

CEDAR RAPIDS – The Cedar Rapids Police Department has been conducting an ongoing investigation into the murder of 34-year old Leland Joseph Harris, who was the victim of a homicide…

OBIT: Terry Edward Wubbens, 64 of Charles City

OBIT: Terry Edward Wubbens, 64 of Charles City

Terry Edward Wubbens, 64 of Charles City, Iowa passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019. A graveside service will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at 11:45 a.m. in Elma…

Finalists announced for NIACC Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala Awards

Finalists announced for NIACC Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala Awards

MASON CITY – The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala awards. The Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala will take place on…

What You Need to Know About Developing a Property

What You Need to Know About Developing a Property

Many people are now deciding to start up their own business in property development, or to take on a development project for their own leisure. The main reason for this,…

How to Transport Your Horse Safely

How to Transport Your Horse Safely

It may seem like a fairly straightforward procedure for non-equestrians, simply walk the horse into the trailer and off you go, but those who regularly transport their horse will know…

Iowa, Ferentz prepare to face unbeaten Penn State in Kinnick Stadium night game

Iowa, Ferentz prepare to face unbeaten Penn State in Kinnick Stadium night game

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s Kirck Ferentz is preparing his Hawkeyes to get back to its winning ways and face an unbeaten, “balanced, strong” Penn State team this Saturday in a…

Turkey invades Syria, Trump says it’s “bad idea”; U.S. allies in harm’s way

Turkey invades Syria, Trump says it’s “bad idea”; U.S. allies in harm’s way

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Turkey has invaded war-torn Syria after President Donald Trump gave the green light to the NATO nation, putting U.S.-allied Kurds in the area in harm’s way. U.S.…

Cause of death not known for Iowa woman found deceased in field

Cause of death not known for Iowa woman found deceased in field

ANKENY – Officials reported today that the cause of death is not known for an Iowa woman found deceased in a field this summer. On August 9, 2019 the Henry…

Iowa coach arrested for harassment after allegedly threatening game official

Iowa coach arrested for harassment after allegedly threatening game official

WEST DES MOINES – An Iowa coach was arrested for harassment after allegedly threatening a game official this past weekend during a football game. West Des Moines police say that…

Gov. Reynolds invites employers to learn about the benefits of hiring formerly incarcerated individuals

Gov. Reynolds invites employers to learn about the benefits of hiring formerly incarcerated individuals

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds encourages employers human resources managers to attend the Employer and Reentry Breakfast Roundtable and learn about the employment opportunities available with formerly incarcerated individuals. The…

Charles City man with multiple previous drug offenses sentenced to federal prison for selling meth

Charles City man with multiple previous drug offenses sentenced to federal prison for selling meth

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police seized over $160,000 in cash and 5 kilograms of meth off a Charles City man, ultimately sending him to prison for a quarter-century. Alonzo Henderson, age…

Klobuchar raises nearly $5 million in third quarter, exceeding second quarter numbers by $1 million

Klobuchar raises nearly $5 million in third quarter, exceeding second quarter numbers by $1 million

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Today, the Amy For America campaign announced it raised $4.8 million from more than 105,000 donors in the third quarter. The campaign exceeded its second quarter fundraising…

Drug dealer guilty of selling heroin to man who died of overdose sentenced to 16 years in federal prison

Drug dealer guilty of selling heroin to man who died of overdose sentenced to 16 years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – Michael Stevenson was sentenced October 7, 2019 to more than 16 years in federal prison after a jury found him guilty on all five counts of a…

Willock, Saka, Nelson: The Upstarts Arsenal Need

Willock, Saka, Nelson: The Upstarts Arsenal Need

Arsenal have always stressed the importance of blooding in young, exciting talent to the first team and have recently cemented their position as the Premier League side offering the most…

Transforming Your Yard into an Accessible Area

Transforming Your Yard into an Accessible Area

Everybody that visits or lives in your home should be able to enjoy your backyard, regardless of their age or physical capabilities. It is for this reason why you should…

College Football: Iowa State’s Purdy honored for performance against TCU

College Football: Iowa State’s Purdy honored for performance against TCU

AMES – Iowa State QB Brock Purdy was honored by the Davey O’Brien Award and the Manning Award for his performance vs. TCU over the weekend. Purdy, who is on…

North Iowa Diversity Appreciation Team gives awards

North Iowa Diversity Appreciation Team gives awards

MASON CITY – Embracing Diversity awards were presented during the September 20th Ethnic Lunch by Central Park event.  Dan Gapinski of the North Iowa Diversity Appreciation Team (NIDAT) presented the…

Estherville man pleads guilty to meth and gun charges

Estherville man pleads guilty to meth and gun charges

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while illegally possessing guns pled guilty September 20, 2019, in federal court in Sioux City. Dustin Julich, 35, from Estherville,…

Mexican man who tried to enter U.S. with child porn on his phone sent to prison

Mexican man who tried to enter U.S. with child porn on his phone sent to prison

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — A Mexican national was sentenced recently to six years in federal prison following his conviction of possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, Southern District of…

Fourth Mason City Man sentenced for involvement in sale of stolen guns

Fourth Mason City Man sentenced for involvement in sale of stolen guns

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mason City man who assisted with the sale of a stolen firearm was sentenced October 4, 2019 to three years in federal prison. Amador Ramos, age…

J.D. Scholten announces first Sstops of “Don’t Forget About Us” town hall tour

J.D. Scholten announces first Sstops of “Don’t Forget About Us” town hall tour

SIOUX CITY — J.D. Scholten, candidate for Iowa’s 4th congressional district, today announced updates to the first stops of his “Don’t Forget About Us” town hall tour. During this tour,…

NIACC’s Lifelong Learning Institute to hold free class on mental health first aid

NIACC’s Lifelong Learning Institute to hold free class on mental health first aid

MASON CITY – The Lifelong Learning Institute at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will hold a class discussing “Mental Health First Aid” on Tuesday, October 8 and Wednesday, October…

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Iowa’s Wieskamp named Preseason All-Big Ten

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Iowa’s Wieskamp named Preseason All-Big Ten

ROSEMONT, Ill. – University of Iowa sophomore Joe Wieskamp is one of 10 men’s basketball players selected to the 2019-20 Preseason All-Big Ten team as selected by a media voting panel. The Big…

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