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Iowa man guilty of selling meth at Boys and Girls Home, sent to prison for 70 months

Iowa man guilty of selling meth at Boys and Girls Home, sent to prison for 70 months

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced January 5, 2022, in federal court in Sioux City. Brett Michael Walking Eagle, 42, from Sloan, Iowa,…

OBIT: George Leonard Marson

OBIT: George Leonard Marson

George Leonard Marson, 87, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Hancock County Health System, Britt, IA. Family will be having a Memorial Service at 10:30am, Saturday, January…

Gov. Reynolds signs proclamation that eases transportation rules for propane 

Gov. Reynolds signs proclamation that eases transportation rules for propane 

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation that temporarily suspends regulatory provisions of Iowa law pertaining to hours of service for crews and drivers hauling propane. The proclamation is effective immediately and expires on February 5,…

OBIT: Melvin Knaack

OBIT: Melvin Knaack

Melvin Knaack of Gladbrook passed away after Thanksgiving and will be laid to rest at Reinbeck Memorial Cemetery. He was born at Reinbeck and united in marriage to Mina Dahms.…

USDA sends additional $750 million to schools to feed kids

USDA sends additional $750 million to schools to feed kids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week an adjustment in school meal reimbursements to help schools continue to serve children healthy and nutritious…

Park board members in Mason City will now be paid a yearly sum

Park board members in Mason City will now be paid a yearly sum

MASON CITY – Park board members in Mason City will now be paid a yearly sum after the city council approved the idea this week. The Mason City Park Board…

Artist talk to be held at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum on Jan. 15, 2022

Artist talk to be held at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum on Jan. 15, 2022

MASON CITY – Join the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum on Saturday, January 15 at 10 a.m. in the Museum’s Salsbury Room for an art talk. Ames artist Rob Wallace…

OBIT: Sherrol A. Gatchell

OBIT: Sherrol A. Gatchell

Sherrol A. Gatchell, 57, of Garner passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Unity Point – Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A celebration of life service will be…

Two suspects charged with defrauding Iowa bank in connection to concert featuring Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson; face up to 30 years in prison if convicted

Two suspects charged with defrauding Iowa bank in connection to concert featuring Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson; face up to 30 years in prison if convicted

CEDAR RAPIDS – Aaron McCreight, 46, from Dothan, Alabama, has been charged with one count of bank fraud. Doug Hargrave, 54, from Puyallup, Washington, has also been charged with one…

Iowa governor signs new public health disaster proclamation

Iowa governor signs new public health disaster proclamation

DES MOINES – Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that extends some regulatory relief for an additional 30 days. The proclamation can be found online here.…

Joshua Schier appointed as judge for District 8B in Iowa

Joshua Schier appointed as judge for District 8B in Iowa

DES MOINES – Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Joshua Schier as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 8B. Schier, of Burlington, Iowa, currently practices law…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI drops first Valley contest to Valparaiso, 58-60

Women’s College Basketball: UNI drops first Valley contest to Valparaiso, 58-60

VALPARAISO, Indiana – After 19 days away from the court, the UNI women’s basketball team wasn’t able to get their first win of the conference season, falling to the Valparaiso…

College Wrestling: #1 Iowa defeats Minnesota, 22-10

College Wrestling: #1 Iowa defeats Minnesota, 22-10

IOWA CITY – The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team defeated No. 14 Minnesota, 22-10, on Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa won seven-of-10 matches to win their 24th straight…

What Are the Best Universities in Iowa in The United States?

What Are the Best Universities in Iowa in The United States?

Iowa, the Heart of America, is a unique and picturesque place where completely unusual factors come together. There are green fields with cute farmhouses, and windmills as a tribute to…