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Iowa woman texting on phone while driving sent to prison for killing teen on moped

Iowa woman texting on phone while driving sent to prison for killing teen on moped

FAYETTE COUNTY – An Iowa woman is guilty of homicide by vehicle – reckless driving after authorities alleged she was texted while driving when she ran over and killed a…

OBIT: William Anthony Velthoff

OBIT: William Anthony Velthoff

William A. Velthoff, 89, of Owasso, OK and formerly Mason City, IA passed away June 16, 2021 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday,…

Eighty suspects nabbed across Northern Iowa with federal gun law violations

Eighty suspects nabbed across Northern Iowa with federal gun law violations

CEDAR RAPIDS – Law enforcement agencies across Iowa continue to make communities safer by vigorously investigating and prosecuting gun related crimes.  This effort has resulted in charges and arrests in…

OBIT: Jennifer Palmer

OBIT: Jennifer Palmer

Jennifer L. Palmer, 50, of Thornton, IA passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. Per her wishes, her body was cremated. A Memorial Service in…

OBIT: Glenafa R. Vrchota

OBIT: Glenafa R. Vrchota

Glenafa R. Vrchota, 99, of Mason City, died on Sunday, June 20, 2021. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 25, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery,…

OBIT: Richard “Dick” Lappin

OBIT: Richard “Dick” Lappin

Richard (Dick) Lappin, age 92, of Algona, died on June 21, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Oakcrest Funeral Services,…

Gov. Reynolds signs Executive Order creating Carbon Sequestration Task Force 

Gov. Reynolds signs Executive Order creating Carbon Sequestration Task Force 

DES MOINES – Governor Kim Reynolds signed Executive Order 9 launching a task force to explore carbon sequestration and the opportunities it presents for further economic development in the state of Iowa. The Carbon Sequestration Task Force will be chaired by Governor Kim Reynolds. Secretary…