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Joni Ernst submits nearly 24,000 signatures for ballot access

Joni Ernst submits nearly 24,000 signatures for ballot access

DES MOINES – Surrounded by supporters, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), today submitted nearly 24,000 signatures with the Iowa Secretary of State’s office to gain ballot access, more than seven…

Brad Jones recognized as NIACC Pappajohn Center February Entrepreneur of the Month

Brad Jones recognized as NIACC Pappajohn Center February Entrepreneur of the Month

MASON CITY – The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and North Iowa Area SBDC are pleased to announce Brad Jones of Jonesy’s Stop n Shop in Rockwell, IA as the…

Man’s body recovered from Cedar River in Cedar Rapids

Man’s body recovered from Cedar River in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Police say a man’s body was pulled out of the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids after he was reported missing earlier. At 11:44 AM on Monday, March…

Fort Dodge man instantly nabbed after robbing credit union Monday morning

Fort Dodge man instantly nabbed after robbing credit union Monday morning

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge credit union was robbed Monday and a man is behind bars facing a number of felony charges after cops nabbed him at the scene.…

Iowa woman pleads guilty to lying to a federal grand jury

Iowa woman pleads guilty to lying to a federal grand jury

CEDAR RAPIDS – A woman who made false statements before a federal grand jury pled guilty today in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Paula Cole, age 30, from Cedar Rapids,…

Waldorf Junior Jennet Hojanazarova accepted to Asian Future Leaders Forum and Summer Internship for breast cancer research at Harvard

Waldorf Junior Jennet Hojanazarova accepted to Asian Future Leaders Forum and Summer Internship for breast cancer research at Harvard

FOREST CITY, IOWA – Junior Biology student Jennet Hojanazarova was accepted to the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Conference, February 14-18, 2020 on Harvard campus and has…

College Wrestling: 10 Hawkeyes earn top 3 Big Ten Championships Pre-Seeds

College Wrestling: 10 Hawkeyes earn top 3 Big Ten Championships Pre-Seeds

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior Spencer Lee and senior Michael Kemerer earned the top pre-seed at their respective weight classes when the Big Ten Conference announced its tournament…

Iowa’s Doyle named Big Ten Player of the Year; Mackenzie Meyer makes second team, wins sportsmanship award

Iowa’s Doyle named Big Ten Player of the Year; Mackenzie Meyer makes second team, wins sportsmanship award

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior Kathleen Doyle has been named the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, as voted on by the coaches and media, the conference…

USDA fleet to increase biofuels usage, will fund biofuels infrastructure program

USDA fleet to increase biofuels usage, will fund biofuels infrastructure program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a memo today directing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to acquire alternative fueled vehicles (AFV) when replacing conventionally fueled…

Fort Dodge coke dealer to prison for drug and gun convictions

Fort Dodge coke dealer to prison for drug and gun convictions

SIOUX CITY – A man who distributed cocaine and possessed a firearm during and in furtherance of drug trafficking was sentenced to more than 5 years in federal prison. Quinn…

Twice-deported Guatemalan illegal alien sentenced to prison after being caught in Iowa

Twice-deported Guatemalan illegal alien sentenced to prison after being caught in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Guatemalen illegal alien who returned to the United States after being deported twice and then was caught in Iowa was sentenced to eight months in federal…

Rep. Upmeyer: Some “positive bills” passed through the Iowa House

Rep. Upmeyer: Some “positive bills” passed through the Iowa House

The following is a legislative update from GOP Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake, Speaker of the Iowa House: The Seventh Week of Session With the first funnel week complete,…

UNI’s Austin Phyfe named MVC Player of the Week

UNI’s Austin Phyfe named MVC Player of the Week

St. Louis – UNI’s Austin Phyfe has been named the MVC Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Sunday afternoon. Phyfe finished with 27 points, shot…

College Track & Field: UNI men win Missouri Valley Conference title

College Track & Field: UNI men win Missouri Valley Conference title

CEDAR FALLS –UNI men’s track and field took first place for the first time in 11 years and 18th overall with a total of 143.5 points, over 30 points better…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI defeats Loyola Chicago, 73-30

Women’s College Basketball: UNI defeats Loyola Chicago, 73-30

CHICAGO – Karli Rucker scored a team-high 24 points to become the 25th member of the UNI 1,000-point club and lead UNI women’s basketball to a 73-70 road win over…