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College Basketball: Garza’s 27 leads Iowa past Northwestern, 75-62

College Basketball: Garza’s 27 leads Iowa past Northwestern, 75-62

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – Luka Garza led Iowa with scored 27 points as Iowa defeated Northwestern 75-62 in a Big Ten road contest Tuesday night. Tonight was Iowa’s third true road…

Illegal Guatemalan caught in Iowa using fraudulent Social Security card sent to prison

Illegal Guatemalan caught in Iowa using fraudulent Social Security card sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who used a false identification document and someone else’s name and social security number was sentenced today more than two months in federal prison. Diego…

Two people hospitalized after Tuesday morning auto accident near Thornton

Two people hospitalized after Tuesday morning auto accident near Thornton

THORNTON, IOWA – Two people were hospitalized after a Tuesday morning auto accident near Thornton. On January 14, 2020 at 7:29 AM, an accident occurred at the intersection of 150th…

High School Bowling: Mason City defeats Fort Dodge, 2985 to 2903

High School Bowling: Mason City defeats Fort Dodge, 2985 to 2903

MASON CITY – Mason City defeated Fort Dodge in bowling this week at Mystic Lanes. The Mason City High School boys bowling team won with a season high 2985 to…

Two cited for selling booze to underage patron in Mason City

Two cited for selling booze to underage patron in Mason City

MASON CITY – Two people face citations after Mason City police say they sold booze to an underage patron. On Saturday, January 11th, 2020, the Mason City Police Department conducted…

Webster City man sentenced to federal prison for illegally possessing firearms

Webster City man sentenced to federal prison for illegally possessing firearms

SIOUX CITY – A man who illegally possessed more than 60 firearms was sentenced January 13, 2020, to more than two years in federal prison. Greg Claude, 53, from Webster…

Sioux City man sentenced to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Sioux City man sentenced to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced January 2, 2020, to 15 years in federal prison. Julio Cesar Salais, 46, from Sioux City, Iowa, received…

Iowa DNR investigating after man shoots himself while chasing coyote

Iowa DNR investigating after man shoots himself while chasing coyote

BENTON COUNTY – An Iowa man was injured and an investigation is underway after he shot himself while chasing a coyote. On January 11, 2020, at approximately 12:21 PM, a…

Waterloo felon who sold gun to police sent to prison

Waterloo felon who sold gun to police sent to prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold a rifle during an undercover operation was sentenced on January 10, 2020, to more than one year in federal prison. Charles John Cizek,…

Gov. Reynolds announces appointments to Iowa’s boards & commissions

Gov. Reynolds announces appointments to Iowa’s boards & commissions

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions this week. The following appointments are subject to Senate confirmation: Board of Educational Examiners: Timothy Bower, Fairfield…

Northern Iowa man sentenced to nine years in federal prison for receiving child pornography

Northern Iowa man sentenced to nine years in federal prison for receiving child pornography

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who received child pornography was sentenced today to nine years in federal prison. Derek Clemens, age 31, of Evansdale, Iowa, received the sentence after an…

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer 

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer 

The winter months may be chilling our appetites and encouraging us to make our home as comfortable and cozy as possible, but we’re mere months away from the hottest days…