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Authorities investigating death of Iowa child molester in prison

Authorities investigating death of Iowa child molester in prison

CORALVILLE – Authorities say they are investigating the death of an Iowa child molester in prison. Carmon Noel Lyddon was pronounced dead due to natural causes at 8:11 a.m. on…

DNR monitoring insecticide release, cleanup after plane emergency landing

DNR monitoring insecticide release, cleanup after plane emergency landing

CARROLL, IOWA — Prior to an emergency landing, a crop duster released several gallons of insecticide near a private residence southwest of Swan Lake State Park. The pilot estimated he…

Iowa teen juveniles shoot and kill man before police make arrest

Iowa teen juveniles shoot and kill man before police make arrest

DUBUQUE – Two Iowa teen juveniles shot and killed a man before police arrested the suspects with the help of city traffic cameras. On July 17, 2021, at approximately 5:24…

Illinois felon shopping Iowa Walmart in wheelchair toting gun and crack cocaine convicted in federal court

Illinois felon shopping Iowa Walmart in wheelchair toting gun and crack cocaine convicted in federal court

CEDAR RAPIDS – A convicted felon, who possessed drugs he intended to distribute and a gun inside a Wal-Mart, was convicted by a jury on July 13, 2021, after a…

How to Feel at Home in Your New Town

Moving to a new area can be stressful. We get comfortable being in a certain place for a certain amount of time. We work, we play, and we relax in…

12 Dishes: Traditional Ukrainian Food Served On Christmas Eve 

12 Dishes: Traditional Ukrainian Food Served On Christmas Eve 

Food has always been connected to the most sacred of rites and accompanied people on happy and mournful occasions alike. Comfort food like cream of chicken or crunchy potato casserole…

OBIT: Jason Alan Steenblock

OBIT: Jason Alan Steenblock

Jason Alan Steenblock, 49, of Grafton, died Friday, July 16, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24,…