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Significant October rainfall improves Iowa drought conditions

Significant October rainfall improves Iowa drought conditions

DES MOINES — This October ranks as one of the top 10 wettest Octobers on record, with rainfall significantly improving drought conditions, according to the latest Water Summary Update. Iowa…

Iowa man accused of murdering Wisconsin woman

Iowa man accused of murdering Wisconsin woman

DES MOINES – An Iowa man is accused of murdering a Wisconsin woman and is behind bars awaiting court appearance. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest in an…

OBIT: Harold Thane Edwards

OBIT: Harold Thane Edwards

Harold Thane Edwards, 55, died peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, November 1, 2021, after a 15 year battle with Diabetes. A Public Visitation will be held…

OBIT: Ruth “Arlene” Foutch

OBIT: Ruth “Arlene” Foutch

Ruth “Arlene” Foutch, 96, of Mason City, died on a beautiful Fall day Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Heritage Care Center in Mason City. Per Arlene’s wishes, her body has…

College Basketball: UNI opens the 2021-22 season at home Tuesday against Nicholls State

College Basketball: UNI opens the 2021-22 season at home Tuesday against Nicholls State

CEDAR FALLS – UNI men’s basketball opens the 2021-22 season at home against Nicholls State. It’s a rematch of head coach Ben Jacobson’s debut as UNI’s head coach. UNI won…

OBIT: Carren M. Schaer

OBIT: Carren M. Schaer

Carren Marie Schaer, 79, of Mason City, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021, at the Manly Specialty Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday,…

Waterloo drug user who possessed thirteen firearms sentenced to a decade in federal prison

Waterloo drug user who possessed thirteen firearms sentenced to a decade in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo drug user who unlawfully possessed multiple firearms was sentenced today to ten years in federal prison. Chandrique Day, age 21, from Waterloo, Iowa, received the…

OBIT: Lynn E. Whipple

OBIT: Lynn E. Whipple

Lynn Whipple, 63, of Mason City, passed away Sunday October 31, 2021, at Manly Specialty Care with her family by her side following a brief battle with a brain disease.…

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Cassioppi wins gold medal at 2021 UWW U23 World Championships

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Cassioppi wins gold medal at 2021 UWW U23 World Championships

BELGRADE, Serbia – University of Iowa junior Tony Cassioppi pinned Azamat Khosonov of Greece on Sunday to win the 125 kg gold medal at the 2021 UWW U23 World Championships.…

Illegal alien who returned to America busted in Iowa after domestic abuse

Illegal alien who returned to America busted in Iowa after domestic abuse

SIOUX CITY – An Illegal alien who returned to America was busted in Iowa after a domestic abuse arrest. Gabriel Grima-Sanchez, 47, from Mexico, received the prison term after an…

College Volleyball: Iowa fires head coach after abysmal record of 17-56

College Volleyball: Iowa fires head coach after abysmal record of 17-56

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair Gary Barta announced on Thursday that Vicki Brown has been terminated, without cause, as…

OBIT: Lisa Tumilson

OBIT: Lisa Tumilson

Lisa Tumilson, 58, of Mason City, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. A funeral service for Lisa will be held…

Northern Iowa couple arrested after cops find drugs when responding to beating

Northern Iowa couple arrested after cops find drugs when responding to beating

LYTTON, IOWA – A Northern Iowa couple was arrested after cops found drugs when responding to a beating at their residence. The Sac County Sheriff’s Office responded to 530 6th…