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Hampton man guilty of dealing heroin

Hampton man guilty of dealing heroin

SIOUX CITY – A Hampton man is guilty of dealing heroin and awaits sentencing in federal court. Steven Springer, 54, from Hampton, Iowa, pled guilty on October 21, 2021, in…

OBIT: Jackie E. Keough Reich

OBIT: Jackie E. Keough Reich

Jacqueline Estella “Jackie” Keough Reich, 67, of Mason City, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. A Funeral Service will be at 10:30am, Friday,…

OBIT: Larry Dean Tisor

OBIT: Larry Dean Tisor

Larry Dean Tisor, 79, of Mason City, died Monday, October 25, 2021, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday,…

OBIT: Lois M. Van Ness

OBIT: Lois M. Van Ness

Nora Springs – Lois M. Van Ness, 82, of Nora Springs died Friday, October 22, 2021. A funeral service will be held 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Sheckler…

OBIT: Leo C Hegtvedt

OBIT: Leo C Hegtvedt

Leo Carsten Hegtvedt, age 95, passed away on October 22, 2021 at Accura Healthcare in Cresco, Iowa. A private family burial will take place at the Lutheran Cemetery in Decorah,…

OBIT: Mary Kenison

OBIT: Mary Kenison

Mary Kenison, age 83, of Iowa Falls, passed away, October 24, 2021, at Eldora Specialty Care in Eldora. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at…

Veterans Day Presentation on November 11 at NIACC

Veterans Day Presentation on November 11 at NIACC

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will hold a Veterans Day Presentation on Thursday, November 11, on the NIACC Campus in the Beem Center, Room 200 from…

OBIT: Beverly Wilhite

OBIT: Beverly Wilhite

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021 at Bethel Baptist Church in Britt. Burial will be held in Corwith Township Cemetery. Visitation will…

College Football: UNI football knocks off No. 3 Southern Illinois, 23-16

College Football: UNI football knocks off No. 3 Southern Illinois, 23-16

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa handed No. 3 Southern Illinois its first loss in the Missouri Valley Conference, 23-16. UNI improved to 5-3 overall and 3-2 in…

College Football: Iowa thumped by Wisconsin, 27-7

College Football: Iowa thumped by Wisconsin, 27-7

MADISON, WI – Iowa dropped its second Big Ten Conference game in a row Saturday, losing to Wisconsin 27-7/ Wisconsin (5-3, 3-2) defeated Iowa (6-2, 3-2), 27-7, on Saturday at…

OBIT: Beverly Ann Graves

OBIT: Beverly Ann Graves

Beverly Ann Graves (Long), 85, of Dike, IA, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021. A few months ago, Bev fell and broke her femur. No real surprise she was…

State of Iowa joins lawsuit challenging vaccine mandates for workers employed by a federal contract

State of Iowa joins lawsuit challenging vaccine mandates for workers employed by a federal contract

DES MOINES –  Governor Reynolds announced Friday that the State of Iowa has joined nine other states in a lawsuit challenging President Biden’s vaccine mandate for all workers employed by…

OBIT: Betty R. Elsberry

OBIT: Betty R. Elsberry

Betty Rae Wilcox was born October 3, 1947 in Fort Dodge, daughter of Raymond and Gladys (Young) Wilcox. She grew up in Lehigh and attended school there in her younger…

OBIT: Jake J. Jackson

OBIT: Jake J. Jackson

Jacob Jay “Jake” Jackson, 47, of Hanlontown, Iowa passed away October 22, 2021. Jake was born on March 31, 1974 in Iowa City to Jacob and Roxanne (McCourt) Jackson. He…

Suspect charged with murder after shooting death of Iowa man at bar

Suspect charged with murder after shooting death of Iowa man at bar

DAVENPORT – A suspect has been charged with murder after the shooting death of an Iowa man at a Davenport bar. The Davenport Police Criminal Investigation Division has charged 28-year-old…

OBIT: Alicia Ann Linderman

OBIT: Alicia Ann Linderman

Alicia Ann Linderman, 31, of Webster City passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 in Des Moines. A celebration of her life will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.…

OBIT: Irene Evelyn (Lauterbach) Miller

OBIT: Irene Evelyn (Lauterbach) Miller

Irene Evelyn Miller, 95, of Oelwein, Iowa passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Arlington Place in Oelwein, Iowa, surrounded by her loving family. Irene Lauterbach was born…

Man shot dead at Ames bar Saturday night

Man shot dead at Ames bar Saturday night

AMES – A man was shot dead at an Ames bar Saturday night. On October 29, 2021, at 11:57 p.m., the Ames Police Department responded to a report of shots…

College Cross Country: Iowa men and women routed in BIG10 Championships

College Cross Country: Iowa men and women routed in BIG10 Championships

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The University of Iowa cross country teams competed at the Big Ten Championships on Friday morning at the Blue/White Golf Course in University Park, Pa. The…

OBIT: Mary Sue Graettinger

OBIT: Mary Sue Graettinger

Mary Sue Graettinger was born in Estherville, Iowa on March 11, 1950, to Al and Violet Graettinger and grew up on the family farm near Graettinger. She was the youngest…

Opinion: Fight the corrupt system and lazy bureaucrats

Opinion: Fight the corrupt system and lazy bureaucrats

Most of you have never had to deal with the State bureaucracy down in Des Moines. In this respect, I have been unfortunate. Unless one is a multi-millionaire who can…

Iowa teen girl arrested after stabbing two other teen girls during brawl

Iowa teen girl  arrested after stabbing two other teen girls during brawl

DUBUQUE – Teens went wild in this Iowa community this week as a brawl erupted and young girls clashed, landing two in the hospital and one in detention. On October…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa’s Czinano named to Lisa Leslie Watch List

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa’s Czinano named to Lisa Leslie Watch List

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa women’s basketball senior Monika Czinano has been named to the Lisa Leslie Center of the Year Preseason Watch List, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall…

Iowa lib’s ecstatic: Iowans win after pushing GOP politicians to back fair maps

Iowa lib’s ecstatic: Iowans win after pushing GOP politicians to back fair maps

DES MOINS – Today, Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic released the following statement in response to the Iowa legislature approving the second non-partisan map submitted by the Legislative Services…

OBIT: Wayne King

OBIT: Wayne King

Wayne William King, the son of Joseph and Verna (Hamilton) King, was born on November 27, 1934, in Algona, Iowa. On Monday, October 25, 2021, surrounded by his family at…

OBIT: Bernice Petersen (Mosloski)

OBIT: Bernice Petersen (Mosloski)

Bernice Arlene Petersen the daughter of Thomas and Lena (Westphal) Mosloski was born July 2, 1932 in Armstrong, Iowa. She died Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Aspire Nursing Home in…

Key Leadership Skills: Clear Definitions and Important Explanations

Key Leadership Skills: Clear Definitions and Important Explanations

  When people talk about leadership, emotions and opinions usually take over, and a more or less clear definition of leadership or skills it requires is usually lost in the…

How to gain more business from the internet

How to gain more business from the internet

The internet is a huge tool used by near enough every business across the world and especially in America with there being so much competition from rival businesses to do…

Iowa Legislature approves political map for state elections

Iowa Legislature approves political map for state elections

DES MOINES – The Iowa Legislature has approved redistricting maps for the state. This was the second set of maps submitted to the Legislature, after a previous set of maps…

OBIT: Dennis Ray Stull Sr.

OBIT: Dennis Ray Stull Sr.

Dennis Ray Stull, Sr., 62 passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at MercyOne Hospice of North Iowa, surrounded by family after a brief illness. A celebration of his life will…

College Basketball: Iowa State adds walk-on to roster

College Basketball: Iowa State adds walk-on to roster

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has added Eric Steyer to its roster. Steyer, an Ames, Iowa, native, was a member of the team for three seasons (2018-21),…

Governor Reynolds signs bipartisan vaccine mandate bill into law

Governor Reynolds signs bipartisan vaccine mandate bill into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds released the following statement Friday after signing the bipartisan vaccine mandate bill, HF902: “I am proud to sign this bipartisan piece of legislation today.…

President Biden announces the Build Back Better Framework

President Biden announces the Build Back Better Framework

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, President Biden announced the Build Back Better Framework to benefit American society, saying “nobody earning less than $400,000 per year will pay a penny more in taxes”…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Keegan Murray named Preseason All-Big Ten

College Basketball: Iowa’s Keegan Murray named Preseason All-Big Ten

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball sophomore forward Keegan Murray has been named to the 2021-22 Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year. The announcement was made on Wednesday…

College Wrestling: Iowa prepares to defend crown as season looms

College Wrestling: Iowa prepares to defend crown as season looms

IOWA CITY – The college wrestling season is fast-approaching, and Iowa’s Tom Brands says his team knows, there’s “no automatic” despite team’s loaded roster. University of Iowa Wrestling Media Conference…

Can CBD hemp cream cure my wrinkles?

Can CBD hemp cream cure my wrinkles?

Welcome to the CBD train! CBD products have increased attention in recent years. Everything from sweets to deodorant is on the table. CBD face creams are now gaining popularity. Do…

Online Stores and Kratom Powder: Learn to Choose the Best

Online Stores and Kratom Powder: Learn to Choose the Best

Kratom is one of the best things that ever hit the shelves here in the US. A natural product renowned for resolving some of our daily problems is now available…

College Sports: UNI promotes four Panthers

College Sports: UNI promotes four Panthers

CEDAR FALLS – Four Panthers earned promotions with the University of Northern Iowa Athletics Department. Jamar Thompson has been named UNI’s associate athletics director of external affairs, overseeing UNI Athletics’…

College Football: Iowa State’s Kolar a finalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

College Football: Iowa State’s Kolar a finalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

AMES – Iowa State senior All-American tight end Charlie Kolar was named a finalist for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy, announced today by the National Football Foundation. The William…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa’s Shateah Wetering suffers torn ACL

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa’s Shateah Wetering suffers torn ACL

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa women’s basketball sophomore Shateah Wetering suffered a season-ending torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of her left knee in practice. The announcement came Thursday by…

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