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Vehicle burglary prevention tips

Vehicle burglary prevention tips

MASON CITY – With the arrival of the holiday shopping season, many of us will be leaving our vehicles unattended in larger parking lots while we shop, eat, catch a…

Bernie Sanders Field Team knocks 32,000 doors on snowy Iowa weekend , campaign says

Bernie Sanders Field Team knocks 32,000 doors on snowy Iowa weekend , campaign says

DES MOINES – Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign on Monday announced the Iowa field team knocked more than 32,000 doors during a snowy weekend where temperatures reached zero degrees in some…

Police investigate stabbing in Fort Dodge

Police investigate stabbing in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – A man was stabbed at a Fort Dodge bar, leading to an investigation and arrest. On Saturday, December 14 at approximately 10:50 PM, the Webster County Communications…

Iowa DNR receives $650,000 grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

Iowa DNR receives $650,000 grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

DUNDEE, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has been awarded $650,000 from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to be used at Backbone State Park…

Governor’s FOCUS Committee unanimously adopts policy recommendations for criminal justice reforms 

Governor’s FOCUS Committee unanimously adopts policy recommendations for criminal justice reforms 

DES MOINES– On December 12, the Governor’s FOCUS Committee on Criminal Justice Reform (Fueling Ongoing Collaboration and Uncovering Solutions) unanimously adopted recommendations for criminal justice reform efforts in the state…

Reps. Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer help pass historic legislation to lower prescription drug prices for Americans

Reps. Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer help pass historic legislation to lower prescription drug prices for Americans

DES MOINES — On December 12, Rep. Cindy Axne and Rep. Abby Finkenauer voted in support of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3): historic legislation…

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg to hold public budget hearing

Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg to hold public budget hearing

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced they will hold the state’s annual public budget hearing on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. The…

Democrats irked as Republicans vote against a commitment to keeping school funding up with inflation

Democrats irked as Republicans vote against a commitment to keeping school funding up with inflation

DES MOINES – The Iowa School Finance Formula Review Committee last week adopted six key Democratic recommendations.  Republicans, however, voted down three other key proposals.  This committee of Legislators meets…

Women’s College Basketball: ISU’s Joens scores 41 tp lead Cyclones past Wright State, 79-71

Women’s College Basketball: ISU’s Joens scores 41 tp lead Cyclones past Wright State, 79-71

AMES – Sophomore Ashley Joens poured in 41 points to lead Iowa State (7-2) past Wright State (5-4), 79-71, on Sunday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum. Joens’ 41 points are one…

College Track & Field: UNI’s Darius King jumps to top spot in NCAA with record throw

College Track & Field: UNI’s Darius King jumps to top spot in NCAA with record throw

IOWA CITY – Darius King broke the school, meet and facility shot put record and jumped to the top spot in NCAA with a career-best throw of 19.58-meters (64-feet-3) and…

The Ultimate Guide to Having a Perfect Outdoor Space

As the winters have started to set in, and the holiday season is just around the corner, people are already excited about the evening bonfires and BBQ luncheons. The grills,…

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers beat IUPUI, 51-50

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers beat IUPUI, 51-50

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – In a game that was highlighted by stifling defense and hard-nosed play, it is fitting that the defining play of the game was an offensive rebound.…