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OBIT: Elaine Olson, 93, of St. Ansgar

OBIT: Elaine Olson, 93, of St. Ansgar

Elaine Olson, 93, of St. Ansgar, formerly Floyd and Charles City, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in St. Ansgar. A funeral service for Elaine…

Gov. Reynolds names members of Iowa 2020 Census Complete Count Committee

Gov. Reynolds names members of Iowa 2020 Census Complete Count Committee

DES MOINES– Gov. Kim Reynolds named 30 people to the Iowa 2020 Census Complete Count Committee today. The committee, which will be chaired by Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and vice-chaired…

DEA and FDA shut down 44 websites advertising illegal vaping cartridges

DEA and FDA shut down 44 websites advertising illegal vaping cartridges

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the seizure of 44 website domains offering to sell illicit vaping cartridges containing THC…

College Football: Iowa’s Duncan earns consensus All-America Honors

College Football: Iowa’s Duncan earns consensus All-America Honors

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior kicker Keith Duncan has earned consensus All-America honors for his play during the 2019 season. The consensus All-America honors were announced Friday by…

College Basketball: Iowa State 89, Purdue Fort Wayne 59

College Basketball: Iowa State 89, Purdue Fort Wayne 59

AMES – Iowa State notched a non-conference victory Sunday in a home contest, beating Purdue Fort Wayne 89-59. Iowa State (7-4) built a double-digit first-half lead over the Mastadoons of…

Iowa woman sentenced to almost a decade in federal prison for trying to distribute over 5 Kilos of meth

Iowa woman sentenced to almost a decade in federal prison for trying to distribute over 5 Kilos of meth

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman has received a stiff prison sentence after trying deal meth. Dana Lee Clatt, age 38, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was sentenced to nearly a…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI defeats Iowa State, 71-63

Women’s College Basketball: UNI defeats Iowa State, 71-63

AMES – UNI women’s basketball went on a 16-0 fourth-quarter run and the Panthers outscored Iowa State 24-14 in the final frame to earn a 71-63 win over the Cyclones to…

McAfee Parental Control: Is It Worth It? 

Children start using the internet as early as three years old. Even more alarming, they spend twice as long online as their parents assume. More often than not, parents are…

Cory Booker closes out five-day tour across Iowa in Mt. Pleasant, Indianola, and Urbandale

Cory Booker closes out five-day tour across Iowa in Mt. Pleasant, Indianola, and Urbandale

DES MOINES – Cory Booker returned to Iowa for five days to make the case to Iowans as to why he is the candidate with the experience and vision to…

Wrong-way driver in Marshall county claims life of woman and her dog

Wrong-way driver in Marshall county claims life of woman and her dog

MARSHALL COUNTY, IOWA – Authorities were alerted via multiple 911 calls Saturday evening about a wrong way driving on Highway 30 in Marshall county which resulted in a fatal collision.…

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins U.S. Nationals, earns berth to Olympic Trials

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins U.S. Nationals, earns berth to Olympic Trials

FORT WORTH, TX – University of Iowa junior Spencer Lee defeated Nathan Tomasello, 8-2, on Sunday in Forth Worth, Texas, to win the United States Senior Nationals title at 57 kg.…

Amy Klobuchar to complete tour of Iowa’s 99 counties before year’s end 

Amy Klobuchar to complete tour of Iowa’s 99 counties before year’s end 

DES MOINES — Amy For America announced today that Senator Amy Klobuchar will become the first top-tier candidate for president to visit all of Iowa’s 99 counties before the February…

College Basketball: UNI defeats Marshall, 88-80

College Basketball: UNI defeats Marshall, 88-80

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI men’s basketball team took on the Herd of Marshall in the McLeod Center on Sunday afternoon, moving to 11-1 on the season with an 88-80…