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Iowa State University President warns students of suspensions for flaunting COVID-19 rules

Iowa State University President warns students of suspensions for flaunting COVID-19 rules

AMES – The President of Iowa State University warned students of suspensions for flaunting COVID-19 rules after massive gatherings and parties were held in recent days. Wendy Wintersteen is the…

Waterloo neighborhood evacuated after tanker truck carrying diesel fuel crashes into residence

Waterloo neighborhood evacuated after tanker truck carrying diesel fuel crashes into residence

WATERLOO – Iowa Department of Natural Resources Field Office staff responded to a crash involving a Kwik Star tanker truck that hit a residence near the intersection of Hammond and…

Wisconsin man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of Iowa child

Wisconsin man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of Iowa child

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sexually exploited an Iowa child pled guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Caleb Durr, age 19, from Hazel Green, Wisconsin, was convicted of one…

Four state parks in Iowa remain closed through August following derecho

Four state parks in Iowa remain closed through August following derecho

DES MOINES – Four state parks will remain closed until at least August 31, 2020 following the derecho that left major storm damage across much of the state on August…

Clarion woman dead after motorcycle collision in town

Clarion woman dead after motorcycle collision in town

RURAL WRIGHT COUNTY – A Clarion woman is dead after a motorcycle collision in that Wright county town. According to the Iowa State Patrol, a collision occurred on Wednesday, August…

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

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

DES MOINES – Friday, 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…

City of Mason City expense report for August 20, 2020

City of Mason City expense report for August 20, 2020

CITY OF MASON CITY Publication Report 8/20/2020 Payee Description Amount —————————————— ANGELL, DARRELL K REFUND 26.19 APOLLO WATER SERVICES LLC PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 300.00 ARAMARK UNIFORM SERVICES SUPPLIES & LAUNDRY 828.42…

Save the US Post Office rallies planned in three cities in Iowa

Save the US Post Office rallies planned in three cities in Iowa

ANKENY – On Saturday, August 22, at 11 a.m. (local time), people will be showing up at local post offices across the country to save the post office from Donald Trump…

Three Iowa men charged with COVID-19 related unemployment fraud

Three Iowa men charged with COVID-19 related unemployment fraud

CEDAR RAPIDS – Three Iowa men are charged with COVID-19 related unemployment fraud. Alvin Lavon Rex, age 61, of Schaller, Iowa; Jerry Johnson, age 54, of Webster City, Iowa, and Brian…