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President Biden confronts the COVID-19 Omicron variant, order travel restrictions

President Biden confronts the COVID-19 Omicron variant, order travel restrictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, President Biden announced that he is confronting the COVID-19 Omicron variant, ordering travel restrictions and imploring Americans to get vaccinated. According to the White House:…

Britt’s Dollar General store evacuated after prank bomb threat

Britt’s Dollar General store evacuated after prank bomb threat

BRITT – Britt’s Dollar General store was evacuated after a prank bomb threat. According to the Britt, Iowa police department: At approximately 5:45 pm the Britt Police Dept. was notified…

OBIT: Jaun Antonio Alday Pena

OBIT: Jaun Antonio Alday Pena

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Oakcrest Funeral Services with Father Paul Kelly officiating. Further services will be held in Mexico.…

OBIT: Lois Tammel

OBIT: Lois Tammel

Lois Geraldine (Jacobson) Tammel, 92, passed away on November 13, 2021 at the Barthell Eastern Star Nursing Home in Decorah, IA. Lois was born in Harmony, MN on May 23,…

Waterloo woman sentenced to a decade in prison for her role in a large-scale meth trafficking ring

Waterloo woman sentenced to a decade in prison for her role in a large-scale meth trafficking ring

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo, Iowa, woman who was involved in the importation and distribution of over 4,000 grams of methamphetamine was sentenced today to ten years in federal prison.…

OBIT: Esteban “Steve” R. Ibarra

OBIT: Esteban “Steve” R. Ibarra

Esteban “Steve” R. Ibarra, 60 of Mason City, died Sunday, November 14, 2021, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.…

OBIT: June Ivadene (Mast) Dreesman

OBIT: June Ivadene (Mast) Dreesman

June Ivadene Dreesman August 1, 1926 – November 18, 2021 June Ivadene Dreesman, 95, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Parkview Manor in Reinbeck. Funeral services for June…

OBIT: Mary Lynne (Larson) Eckhart

OBIT: Mary Lynne (Larson) Eckhart

Mary Lynne Eckhart (Lynne) was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Obert LeRoy and Mary Lou Larson. She grew up in Eagle Grove, Iowa and attended the University of Northern…