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Iowa politicians furious after Trump’s EPA undermines promises in new ruling

Iowa politicians furious after Trump’s EPA undermines promises in new ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Iowa politicians sounded off on President Trump’s EPA rule that allows for disappointing results with required amounts of ethanol production. Gov. Kim Reynolds issued the following statement…

Must have Winter Equipment

Finally! Winter is here. If you’re outdoorsy, you’ll definitely love winter as it brings loads of fun activities such as ice skating, skiing, and sledding. Winter is also the perfect…

Charles City Kmart employee arrested for stealing thousands from store

Charles City Kmart employee arrested for stealing thousands from store

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Female inmate in Iowa prison dies of suicide

Female inmate in Iowa prison dies of suicide

MITCHELLVILLE – A female inmate in an Iowa prison was found dead Wednesday, apparently of suicide, officials say. Kimberly Nicole Battle was pronounced dead due to apparent suicide at 3:06…

DEA and U.S. Coast Guard announce 18,000 pound cocaine offload in San Diego

DEA and U.S. Coast Guard announce 18,000 pound cocaine offload in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – The DEA and U.S. Coast Guard announced today a significant offload of drugs seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Agents with the DEA and…

Ames man gets minimum 15 years behind bars for battering a gay pride flag

Ames man gets minimum 15 years behind bars for battering a gay pride flag

AMES – An Ames man found guilty of a hate crime after he tore a gay pride flag off the wall of a church and tried to burn it this…

Iowa continues to prepare for USC in the Holiday Bowl

Iowa continues to prepare for USC in the Holiday Bowl

SAN DIEGO – The Holiday Bowl game day is rapidly approaching, and the Iowa Hawkeyes are preparing to face the USC Trojans. San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl: Iowa…

Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative adopted recommendations for consideration

Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative adopted recommendations for consideration

DES MOINES – This week, the Governor’s Empower Rural Iowa Initiative officially adopted its recommendations to present to Governor Kim Reynolds for the 2020 legislative session. The task forces considered…

Panther football adds 13 signees, including eight Iowans

Panther football adds 13 signees, including eight Iowans

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Football is excited to announce the signing of 12 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent as part of the football National Signing Day Early Signing Period. The…

Shots fired and pursuit leads to arrests in Waterloo

Shots fired and pursuit leads to arrests in Waterloo

WATERLOO – Shots were fired and police pursued a vehicle fleeing a Waterloo neighborhood, leading to the arrest of two people. On December 6th, 2019 at 12:43 am Waterloo Police…

President Donald Trump impeached by House

President Donald Trump impeached by House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress. The votes fell almost entirely along…

How to Find Good Product Photography Studio

How to Find Good Product Photography Studio

Online commerce is growing at an unprecedented rate. And this is not surprising. After all, online stores have significant advantages over the traditional: low prices, a large assortment and the…

Former Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer named to BIG 10 Weekly Honor Roll

Former Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer named to BIG 10 Weekly Honor Roll

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior Makenzie Meyer was named to the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Honor Roll, the conference announced Monday. Meyer earned the Hawkeyes’…

Feds announce surge of law enforcement resources into seven of America’s most violent cities

Feds announce surge of law enforcement resources into seven of America’s most violent cities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Attorney General William P. Barr announced the launch of Operation Relentless Pursuit, an initiative aimed at combating violent crime in seven of America’s most violent cities…

College Football: Iowa’s Duncan named Sporting News All-American

College Football: Iowa’s Duncan named Sporting News All-American

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior kicker Keith Duncan has been named to the 2019 Sporting News All-America team. It is Duncan’s second first-team All-America selection and third overall.  Duncan…

College Football: Iowa State finalizes top-40 recruiting class

College Football: Iowa State finalizes top-40 recruiting class

AMES – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell has changed the culture of the Cyclone football program since his arrival in Ames in 2016. Campbell’s teams have made bowl…

College Soccer: Fannon named Iowa State soccer coach

College Soccer: Fannon named Iowa State soccer coach

AMES – Matt Fannon, the three-time reigning Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year, has been named Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Iowa State according to Senior Associate Athletics Director Dr.…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI’s Armstrong to take leave of absence

Women’s College Basketball: UNI’s Armstrong to take leave of absence

CEDAR FALLS – UNI women’s basketball assistant coach KK Armstrong is taking a leave of absence, starting immediately. Her return date is unknown at this time. UNI continues its season…

Dubuque crack dealer sentenced to more than fifteen years in prison

Dubuque crack dealer sentenced to more than fifteen years in prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Dubuque man who distributed crack cocaine near playgrounds was sentenced on December 16, 2019, to over fifteen years in federal prison. Cory Dukes, age 33, from…

Women’s College Basketball: ISU’s Joens named National, Big 12 Player of the Week

Women’s College Basketball: ISU’s Joens named National, Big 12 Player of the Week

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State sophomore Ashley Joens was named the Big 12 Player of the Week and ESPNW National Player of the Week after averaging 33.5 points and 12.5…

Iowa State Representative Brian Meyer and State Senator Tony Bisignano endorse Mayor Pete Buttigieg for President

Iowa State Representative Brian Meyer and State Senator Tony Bisignano endorse Mayor Pete Buttigieg for President

DES MOINES, IA –– State Representative Brian Meyer and State Senator Tony Bisignano announced their endorsement of Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president today. In their endorsements, both legislators cited Pete’s…

Former Iowa football coach Hayden Fry has passed away

Former Iowa football coach Hayden Fry has passed away

IOWA CITY – Former Iowa football coach Hayden Fry passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17. He was 90 years old. Following are statements from the Fry Family, Gary Barta, university of…

OBIT: Thelma Helen (Taylor) Kellogg, 91, of New Hampton

OBIT: Thelma Helen (Taylor) Kellogg, 91, of New Hampton

Thelma Helen (Taylor) Kellogg, 91, of New Hampton, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Funeral service for Thelma Kellogg will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 21,…

CG Public Health announces first confirmed flu case in county   

CG Public Health announces first confirmed flu case in county   

MASON CITY – CG Public Health has confirmed flu activity within Cerro Gordo County.  As of November 24th, 2019, five cases of influenza have been identified through confirmatory testing at…

College Football: Iowa prepares for Holiday Bowl game against USC

College Football: Iowa prepares for Holiday Bowl game against USC

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes are preparing for their Holiday Bowl game against Southern California. University of Iowa Football Media Conference Monday, December 16, 2019 Kirk Ferentz KIRK FERENTZ:…

JUCO Basketball: NIACC men and women ranked in latest polls

JUCO Basketball: NIACC men and women ranked in latest polls

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team remained No. 2 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Monday. It is the 32nd straight poll that the NIACC women (12-0…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Bohannon to have hip Surgery, miss remainder of 2019-20 season

College Basketball: Iowa’s Bohannon to have hip Surgery, miss remainder of 2019-20 season

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior guard Jordan Bohannon will undergo season-ending hip surgery (left) Thursday at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Recovery from this procedure is typically…

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.…

Wanted Mason City man who fled traffic stop finally caught in Worth county in possession of meth

Wanted Mason City man who fled traffic stop finally caught in Worth county in possession of meth

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