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Iowa Attorney General joins coalition asking Supreme Court to review ACA repeal case 

Iowa Attorney General joins coalition asking Supreme Court to review ACA repeal case 

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined a coalition of 20 states and Washington, D.C., in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. The states’…

Gov. Reynolds encourages MLB to support Iowa’s MiLB teams

Gov. Reynolds encourages MLB to support Iowa’s MiLB teams

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has contacted MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred urging him to support Iowa’s MiLB teams and the vital role they play for communities across the…

OBIT: Marion “Jack” Kamm, 93, of Charles City

OBIT: Marion “Jack” Kamm, 93, of Charles City

Marion “Jack” Kamm, 93, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at his home. A funeral service for Jack Kamm will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday,…

Minnesota woman wins $10,000 prize on ticket received at her family’s Clear Lake holiday gathering

Minnesota woman wins $10,000 prize on ticket received at her family’s Clear Lake holiday gathering

CLEAR LAKE — A Minnesota woman has claimed a $10,000 prize on a lottery scratch ticket from her family’s Christmas gathering in northern Iowa. Stephanie Charpentier of Rosemount, Minn., said…

Fort Dodge police investigating man’s death connected to domestic disturbance

Fort Dodge police investigating man’s death connected to domestic disturbance

FORT DODGE – A domestic disturbance in Fort Dodge led to a police response to a home, where a man was found dead laying in the grass outside. On Thursday,…

President Trump obliterates top Iran general, puts U.S. on brink of escalated war in Middle East

President Trump obliterates top Iran general, puts U.S. on brink of escalated war in Middle East

IRAQ – President Trump ordered the bombing of the top Iran general, who was responsible for countless American deaths, sparking a possible severe backlash from the U.S. enemy nation. Friday…

IDR releases new state tax reform guidance

IDR releases new state tax reform guidance

DES MOINES – In 2018, the Iowa legislature enacted Senate File 2417, a state tax reform bill that includes extensive changes to the state’s tax structure. The Department has released…

OBIT: Gerald “Gus” Frascht, of Charles City

OBIT: Gerald “Gus” Frascht, of Charles City

Gerald “Gus” Frascht, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held…

Two North Iowans arrested on drug charges after law enforcement search home

Two North Iowans arrested on drug charges after law enforcement search home

SAC CITY – Two North Iowans were arrested on drug charges after law enforcement searched their home. On December 13, 2019 the Sac City Police Department served a narcotics search…

OBIT: Virginia Anderegg, 92, of Charles City

OBIT: Virginia Anderegg, 92, of Charles City

Virginia Anderegg, 92, of Charles City, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on the first day of the New Year, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial will be…

Police investigating vandalism against Jodi Huisentruit billboard in Mason City

Police investigating vandalism against Jodi Huisentruit billboard in Mason City

MASON CITY – Police in Mason City are investigating after a billboard seeking clues in the disappearance of news anchor Jodi Huisentruit was vandalized this week. The billboard is located…

OBIT: James “Jim” Kellogg, 66, of Charles City

OBIT: James “Jim” Kellogg, 66, of Charles City

James “Jim” Kellogg, 66, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A memorial service for Jim Kellogg will be held at 2:00…

Meth-toting woman arrested for stealing from a car at Diamond Jo Casino parking lot

Meth-toting woman arrested for stealing from a car at Diamond Jo Casino parking lot

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Iowa registers 350,000 new voters in five years

Iowa registers 350,000 new voters in five years

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces 350,000 Iowans have registered to vote in the past five years. Iowa has broken several voter registration records since Secretary…

Trumpeter swan soiree returns to central Iowa

Trumpeter swan soiree returns to central Iowa

WEST DES MOINES – The public is invited to a Trumpeter Swan Soiree, celebrating North America’s largest waterfowl species, on Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Walnut…

Three arrested in Worth county, caught with meth

Three arrested in Worth county, caught with meth

WORTH COUNTY – Three people were arrested in Worth county after they were stopped by law enforcement and a drug dog caught them with meth. At approximately 12:22 AM on…

Two arrested in Worth county after deputies nearly run down by driver with open container of booze

Two arrested in Worth county after deputies nearly run down by driver with open container of booze

WORTH COUNTY – Two people were arrested in Worth county after two deputies were nearly run down by a Mason City driver with an open container of booze. On December…

Fire destroys Iowa Correctional Release Center laundry room

Fire destroys Iowa Correctional Release Center laundry room

NEWTON – Last night and early this morning, department staff and local fire department personnel responded to a fire at the Correctional Release Center, a minimum security facility adjacent to…