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Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

Gov. Reynolds signs new proclamation continuing State Public Health Emergency Declaration

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation extends public health mitigation measures currently in place for…

East Coast man who led Northern Iowa cops on dangerous chase sent to prison for decade

East Coast man who led Northern Iowa cops on dangerous chase sent to prison for decade

CEDAR RAPIDS – An East Coast man who led Northern Iowa cops on dangerous chase and fired a gun at them has been sent to prison for a decade. Richard Dale…

Fareway to cease accepting cans and bottles for redemption at its Iowa stores

Fareway to cease accepting cans and bottles for redemption at its Iowa stores

BOONE, IOWA – Fareway has announced it will cease accepting cans and bottles for redemption at its Iowa stores. According to Reynolds W. Cramer, President & CEO, Fareway Stores, Inc.:…

DNR monitoring Northern Iowa fish kill

DNR monitoring Northern Iowa fish kill

DECORAH – DNR Field Office staff received a report of a fish kill on an unnamed tributary to Bohemian Creek on Thursday, July 23. Bohemian Creek runs through the town…

College Football: UNI’s Smith named Preseason Player of the Year, 14 Panthers honored by Phil Steele

College Football: UNI’s Smith named Preseason Player of the Year, 14 Panthers honored by Phil Steele

CEDAR FALLS – Elerson G. Smith was recognized as the FCS National Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and 14 total Panthers were honored as part of Phil Steele’s FCS…

State Baseball: Newman Catholic defeats Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5

State Baseball: Newman Catholic defeats Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5

DES MOINES – Newman defeated Council Bluffs St. Albert, 6-5, today in Des Moines in the state baseball tournament class 1A quarterfinals. Newman rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the…

Man shot in the face in Fort Dodge with flare gun; cops seek suspect

Man shot in the face in Fort Dodge with flare gun; cops seek suspect

FORT DODGE – Someone in Fort Dodge shot a man in the face and torso with a flare gun then beat the victim, police say, as they seek a suspect.…

Vaught selected as NIACC women’s basketball coach

Vaught selected as NIACC women’s basketball coach

MASON CITY – Brad Vaught will become the new NIACC women’s basketball coach. Vaught, who was an assistant boys basketball coach at Stewartville High School in Minnesota, was hired as…