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Women’s College Basketball: NCAA Tournament Second Round: Iowa 86, Kentucky 72

Women’s College Basketball: NCAA Tournament Second Round: Iowa 86, Kentucky 72

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The University of Iowa Hawkeyes (20-9, 11-8) defeated 4-seed Kentucky (18-10, 9-6), 86-72, improving the Hawkeyes’ all-time NCAA Tournament Second Round record, 9-11. P. Sue Beckwith,…

Two dead in attack on staff by inmates at Iowa’s Anamosa prison

Two dead in attack on staff by inmates at Iowa’s Anamosa prison

ANAMOSA – Two people are dead in an attack on staff by inmates at Iowa’s Anamosa prison. At approximately 10:15 AM today, multiple staff members were assaulted at the Anamosa…

Gov. Reynolds launches Child Care Task Force, announces child care grant awardees

Gov. Reynolds launches Child Care Task Force, announces child care grant awardees

DES MOINES – Governor Kim Reynolds has signed Executive Order 8 launching a new Child Care Task Force to develop a comprehensive strategy to address the child care shortage and…

Police in Spirit Lake nab couple with large amounts of illegal marijuana substances

Police in Spirit Lake nab couple with large amounts of illegal marijuana substances

SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA – Police in Spirit Lake nabbed a couple in possession of large amounts of illegal marijuana substances. On Friday, March 19th, 2021, at approximately 10:15 pm, an…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones keep dancing with 79-75 win over Michigan State

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones keep dancing with 79-75 win over Michigan State

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Survive and advance. The Iowa State women’s basketball team (17-10, 12-6 Big 12) did just that Monday night in a 79-75 victory over Michigan State (15-9,…

Former Sioux City council member pleads guilty to environmental crimes

Former Sioux City council member pleads guilty to environmental crimes

SIOUX CITY – A man who unlawfully stored and transported hazardous waste pled guilty March 19, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Aaron Rochester, 47, from Sioux City, Iowa,…

OBIT: Bernice Neal

OBIT: Bernice Neal

Bernice Neal, 95, of Clear Lake, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake. Arrangements are pending at this time. colonialchapels.com…

OBIT: Beckett Allen Petersen

OBIT: Beckett Allen Petersen

Beckett Allen Petersen, 12, of Clear Lake, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 26, 2021, at…

OBIT: Nancy Wise-Runnels

OBIT: Nancy Wise-Runnels

Nancy Wise-Runnels, 80, of Mason City passed Sunday, March 21, 2021 at home in Mason City. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday April 3, 2021 at Hogan-Bremer-Moore…