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Five U.S. soldiers die in helicopter crash in Egypt; Trump silent

Five U.S. soldiers die in helicopter crash in Egypt; Trump silent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Army announced the deaths of five soldiers who were part of peacekeeping operations with the Multinational Force and Observers mission. The soldiers died as…

College Football: Iowa drubs Minnesota, 35-7

College Football: Iowa drubs Minnesota, 35-7

MINNEAPOLIS – Iowa dominated Minnesota in a Big Ten rivalry road game Friday night. Iowa (2‐2, 2‐2) defeated Minnesota (1‐3, 1‐3), 35‐7, on Friday at TCF Bank Stadium. Iowa has…

Iowa wastewater treatment plant shift supervisor sentenced for violating Clean Water Act

Iowa wastewater treatment plant shift supervisor sentenced for violating  Clean Water Act

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who conspired to rig environmental testing at a large Iowa regional wastewater treatment plant was sentenced today. Patrick James Schwarte, age 71, from Sioux…

Bank heist sends Waterloo felon to prison for over a decade

Bank heist sends Waterloo felon to prison for over a decade

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon who robbed a bank five days after committing an armed robbery of a convenience store was sentenced on November 12, 2020, to 13 years…

Gov. Reynolds names Michael Boal as new Senior Legal Counsel

Gov. Reynolds names Michael Boal as new Senior Legal Counsel

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds this week announced that Michael Boal has been promoted to Senior Legal Counsel in the Office of the Governor. Boal has served as the Governor’s…