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Women’s College Basketball: No. 14 ISU finishes 3-0 week, beats Southern 96-55

Women’s College Basketball: No. 14 ISU finishes 3-0 week, beats Southern 96-55

AMES – No. 14 Iowa State (4-0) picked up its third win in seven days with a 96-55 win over Southern (0-4) Sunday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum. It was a…

OBIT: Merlin Carlson

OBIT: Merlin Carlson

Merlin Carlson, age 85, passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021. He was born October 8, 1936, to John and Beda Carlson of Swea City, Iowa. Funeral services for Merlin…

U.S. State Department press briefing for November 15, 2021: Russia anti-satellite missile strike, US citizens leaving Afghanistan, and more

U.S. State Department press briefing for November 15, 2021: Russia anti-satellite missile strike, US citizens leaving Afghanistan, and more

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. State Department held a press briefing on November 15, 2021, touching on subjects ranging from Russia’s anti-satellite missile strike, US citizens leaving Afghanistan, and more.…

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for making over $250,000 in phony postage

Iowa man sentenced to federal prison for making over $250,000 in phony postage

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who forged and counterfeited over $250,000 in postage and made false statements on international customs forms, was sentenced on November 12, 2021, to three…

College Football: #17 Iowa defeats Illinois, 33-23

College Football: #17 Iowa defeats Illinois, 33-23

IOWA CITY – Iowa (9-2, 6-2) defeated Illinois (4-7, 3-5), 33-23, on Saturday at Duke Slater Field at Kinnick Stadium. WR Charlie Jones returned a kickoff 100 yards for a…

Mason City man and accomplice guilty of armed robbery in Waterloo

Mason City man and accomplice guilty of armed robbery in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Mason City man and his accomplice who worked together to rob two people at gun point in Waterloo were convicted by a jury  after a four-day…

Russia conducts reckless anti-satellite missile test, endangering future space exploration

Russia conducts reckless anti-satellite missile test, endangering future space exploration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Russia conducted a reckless anti-satellite missile test last week, endangering future space exploration, U.S. officials warn. According to Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State: On November 15,…

Opinion: Meme is built by bots to confuse and radicalize gullible Americans to benefit rich, who feast on socialism

Opinion: Meme is built by bots to confuse and radicalize gullible Americans to benefit rich, who feast on socialism

NIT OPINION: No real-life “professor” wrote this so-called op-ed. If it is even real, it was written by bots working for the rich and connected and planted here in social…

OBIT: Jeannette Underberg

OBIT: Jeannette Underberg

Jeannette Underberg, age 92, of Livermore, passed away on November 13, 2021 at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM on Friday November 19th…

Wanted Northern Iowa man lies to cops, is busted for drugs and eluding

Wanted Northern Iowa man lies to cops, is busted for drugs and eluding

CLARKSVILLE – A wanted Northern Iowa man lied to cops, then was busted for drugs and eluding officers. On November 21, 2021 the Clarksville police department initiated a traffic stop…

OBIT: Margaret “Marge” Oborny

OBIT: Margaret “Marge” Oborny

Margaret “Marge” A. Oborny, 78, died Saturday, November 13, 2021 at her home in Garner. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 22, 2021 at St. Wenceslaus…

College Football: UNI defeats Western Illinois, 41-3

College Football: UNI defeats Western Illinois, 41-3

CEDAR FALLS – UNI closed out the regular season with multiple records in a 41-3 win over Western Illinois (2-9 / 2-6 MVFC). UNI improved to 6-5 / 4-4 MVFC…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI cruises to 87-55 win over Wichita State

Women’s College Basketball: UNI cruises to 87-55 win over Wichita State

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The UNI women’s basketball team handed the Wichita State Shockers their first loss of the season Saturday morning with an explosive offensive performance, winning 87–55. In…

College Cross Country: Iowa State men second at NCAA XC Championships; Women take ninth

College Cross Country: Iowa State men second at NCAA XC Championships; Women take ninth

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Iowa State put up its best performance of the season on the right day, taking second place as a team at the NCAA Cross Country Championships Saturday…

Biden Administration requests millions in extra funding for more cops

Biden Administration requests millions in extra funding for more cops

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice today announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP).…

OBIT: Connie Jean Nitcher

OBIT: Connie Jean Nitcher

Connie Jean (Kamish) Nitcher, 67 of Manly passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at her home. A Celebration of her life will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 19,…