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Estherville man sentenced to prison for meth

Estherville man sentenced to prison for meth

SIOUX CITY – A man who distributed methamphetamine in Lakes area was sentenced February 23, 2021, to 7 years in federal prison. Chance Jacob Wetter, age 26, from Estherville, Iowa,…

OBIT: Donald Marvin Burns

OBIT: Donald Marvin Burns

Donald Marvin Burns, 76, of Rockford, died Saturday, February 27, 2021, at his home. Per Donald’s wishes, his body has been cremated and no services are planned at this time.…

College Wrestling: UNI’s Teske, Keckeisen earn top pre-seeds for Big 12 Championships

College Wrestling: UNI’s Teske, Keckeisen earn top pre-seeds for Big 12 Championships

IRVING, Texas – UNI wrestlers Brody Teske and Parker Keckeisen were awarded the top seeds in the Big 12 Championships Pre-seeds for the tournament set for this weekend at the…

Waterloo police help convict man who brandished firearm at a victim telling her he does not mess with “snitches”

Waterloo police help convict man who brandished firearm at a victim telling her he does not mess with “snitches”

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who displayed a firearm at a female victim at a Motel 6 in Waterloo, Iowa, in an attempt to dissuade her from contacting law enforcement,…

Improper disbursements discovered in state audit of Floyd County Sexual Assault Response Team

Improper disbursements discovered in state audit of Floyd County Sexual Assault Response Team

DES MOINES – Improper disbursements were discovered in a state audit of the Floyd County Sexual Assault Response Team. Auditor of State Rob Sand recently released a report on a…

HUD awards over $7.8 million for public housing in Iowa

HUD awards over $7.8 million for public housing in Iowa

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week awarded $7,826,510 to public housing authorities in Iowa. In total, HUD awarded more than $2.7 billion in funding…

High-speed chase results in federal firearms sentence for Northern Iowa man

High-speed chase results in federal firearms sentence for Northern Iowa man

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Cedar Falls, Iowa, man who led Waterloo police officers on a high-speed chase on March 6, 2020, was sentenced today to seven years in federal prison.…

College Volleyball: Panthers defeat Indiana State, 3-1

College Volleyball: Panthers defeat Indiana State, 3-1

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI volleyball team defeated the Sycamores of Indiana State on Monday night 3-1, splitting the series and moving to 6-7 on the season and 6-4 in…

OBIT: Abel James-Jo Luke

OBIT: Abel James-Jo Luke

Abel James-Jo Luke, 2 months, of Mason City, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at his home. A celebration of Abel’s life will be held at a later date.…

OBIT: Sam Lo Lai

OBIT: Sam Lo Lai

Sam Lo Lai joined her loving husband, Soui A. Lai, in heaven, on the morning of February 25, 2021. Sam was surrounded by family and went peacefully in her daughter’s…