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Police in Fort Dodge execute search warrants to root out baddies

Police in Fort Dodge execute search warrants to root out baddies

FORT DODGE – Police in Fort Dodge are seeking to root out the bad seeds in that community using search warrants and have already brought several suspects to jail. Between…

Minnesota Governor Walz signs Executive Order activating National Guard to “protect the people”

Minnesota Governor Walz signs Executive Order activating National Guard to “protect the people”

ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-65, activating the Minnesota National Guard to help protect Minnesotans’ safety and maintain peace in the wake of George…

President Trump signs Executive Order on “preventing online censorship”

President Trump signs Executive Order on “preventing online censorship”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump, apparently miffed after Twitter placed a “fact check” disclaimer on one of his countless “tweets” has issued an executive order Thursday that he claims…

Iowa authorities investigating after deceased woman found

Iowa authorities investigating after deceased woman found

MELCHER-DALLAS, IOWA – Iowa authorities are investigating after a deceased woman was found. Today, at 11:21 AM, officers with the Melcher-Dallas Police Department and deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s…

Iowa among states to receive funds from USDA for rural water and wastewater infrastructure improvements

Iowa among states to receive funds from USDA for rural water and wastewater infrastructure improvements

WASHINGTON – The USDA announced this week that Iowa is among states to receive federal funds for rural water and wastewater infrastructure improvements. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under…

Fort Dodge police investigating shots fired incident after fight

Fort Dodge police investigating shots fired incident after fight

FORT DODGE – Police in Fort Dodge are investigating a fight that led to shots being fired early Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, May 26 at approximately 2:50 AM, the Webster…

Northern Iowa teen dies in ATV accident

Northern Iowa teen dies in ATV accident

SAC COUNTY, IOWA – A Northern Iowa teen died in an ATM accident and police are investigating. The Sac county, Iowa sheriff’s office is investigating an ATV accident that occurred…

Four police officers fired in Minneapolis after video shows cop with knee to pinned man’s neck who is now deceased

Four police officers fired in Minneapolis after video shows cop with knee to pinned man’s neck who is now deceased

MINNEAPOLIS – Four police officers have been fired Tuesday in Minneapolis a day after video showed a cop with his knee to a pinned man’s neck who is now deceased,…

Hiker falls to his death in Iowa state park

Hiker falls to his death in Iowa state park

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA – On Friday, May 22, around 3:45pm, the DNR was notified of a person who had fallen on a trail at Palisades-Kepler State Park and had lacerations…

263 additional cases and 5 deaths confirmed in Iowa due to coronavirus

263 additional cases and 5 deaths confirmed in Iowa due to coronavirus

DES MOINES – Today, the state of Iowa has been notified of 263 additional positive cases for a total of 17,213  positive cases. There have been additional 2,841 negative tests…

Tara Reade’s attorney quits case against Joe Biden as questions mount

Tara Reade’s attorney quits case against Joe Biden as questions mount

NEW YORK – The lawyer who represented Tara Reade in her sex assault case against Joe Biden has abruptly quit the case as the accuser faces mounting scrutiny. Numerous reports…

Large fight with gunshots reported in Cedar Rapids

Large fight with gunshots reported in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – A large fight that included gunshots was reported in Cedar Rapids early this morning. The Cedar Rapids Police Department received a report of a disturbance in the…

State of Iowa announces new Test Iowa locations as testing criteria expands

State of Iowa announces new Test Iowa locations as testing criteria expands

DES MOINES – Friday, the Office of Governor Kim Reynolds announced new Test Iowa locations will open next week in Marshalltown, Sioux Center, and Council Bluffs. A schedule of sites,…

Iowa teen found with loaded stolen firearm sent to federal prison

Iowa teen found with loaded stolen firearm sent to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Cedar Rapids teenager who was arrested for possessing a firearm for the fourth time in little more than two years, and while on state court probation…

Feds issues guidance on going back to church

Feds issues guidance on going back to church

MASON CITY – All across America, folks are pining to get back into their places of worship, get on their knees and beg their master for forgiveness before he cast…

Iowa DNR encourages safety for those planning to enjoy Iowa’s natural resources this holiday weekend

Iowa DNR encourages safety for those planning to enjoy Iowa’s natural resources this holiday weekend

DES MOINES – The Memorial Day holiday weekend is fast approaching and is expected to be a busy one, despite Covid-19. Iowa has a wide variety of outdoor activities to…

Actress Lori Loughlin agrees to plead guilty in college admissions case

Actress Lori Loughlin agrees to plead guilty in college admissions case

BOSTON – Lori Loughlin – who played Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House – and Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in connection with…

Personal watercrafts on Mississippi River collide head-on, injuring two Iowa teens

Personal watercrafts on Mississippi River collide head-on, injuring two Iowa teens

ALLAMAKEE COUNTY, IOWA – On May 20, 2020 at approximately 4:50 PM, Lansing, Iowa first responders were dispatched to collision between two personal watercrafts (PWC) in the main channel on…

Feds unlock iPhones of terror suspect who murdered three U.S. sailors in Florida terror shooting at naval base; “No thanks to Apple” William Barr says

Feds unlock iPhones of terror suspect who murdered three U.S. sailors in Florida terror shooting at naval base; “No thanks to Apple” William Barr says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray announced this week significant developments in the FBI’s investigation of the December 6, 2019 shooting at Naval…

Ames man charged with drunk driving after crashing pickup into tree and two garages in Dickinson county

Ames man charged with drunk driving after crashing pickup into tree and two garages in Dickinson county

RURAL DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA – An Ames man was charged with drunk driving after crashing his pickup into a tree and two garages in Dickinson county. On May 18, 2020…

Estherville man faces charges stemming from burglaries

Estherville man faces charges stemming from burglaries

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – An Estherville man is facing charges stemming from burglaries in that area. On Monday, May 18, 2020, officers with the Estherville Police Department received information from the…

Two alleged meth dealers nabbed by cops after search warrant executed in Fort Dodge

Two alleged meth dealers nabbed by cops after search warrant executed in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE – Two alleged meth dealers were nabbed by cops after a search warrant was executed in Fort Dodge this week. On Wednesday, May 20 officers with the Webster…

Iowa man allegedly murders his own mother

Iowa man allegedly murders his own mother

DAVENPORT – An Iowa man is behind bars after allegedly murdering his own mother. On Thursday, May 21, 2020 at approximately 4:46 AM, Davenport Police responded to 620 West 63rd…

Mason City man who was involved in a murder scene and led cops on days-long chase shipped to prison

Mason City man who was involved in a murder scene and led cops on days-long chase shipped to prison

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Minnesota man who traveled to Iowa for sex with child sent to prison for 27 years

Minnesota man who traveled to Iowa for sex with child sent to prison for 27 years

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who traveled from Minnesota to Iowa to have sex with minors was sentenced today to 27 years in federal prison. Terrance Nordwall, age 51, of…

Iowa drug dealer sent to prison for dealer coke near school and parks

Iowa drug dealer sent to prison for dealer coke near school and parks

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa drug dealer has been sent to prison for dealer coke near a school and parks. A career offender with prior drug trafficking convictions who sold…

Modern restrooms, cabins will open Memorial Day weekend in Iowa state parks

Modern restrooms, cabins will open Memorial Day weekend in Iowa state parks

DES MOINES – Iowa state parks will open modern restrooms, shower buildings and cabins starting Friday, May 22 in time for Memorial Day weekend. This means campgrounds will be open…

U.S. Department of Labor adopts revised enforcement policies for coronavirus

U.S. Department of Labor adopts revised enforcement policies for coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing OSHA’s requirements with respect to coronavirus as economies reopen in…

Federal officials claim USDA, FDA strengthen U.S. food supply chain protections during COVID-19 pandemic

Federal officials claim USDA, FDA strengthen U.S. food supply chain protections during COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Federal officials claim today that USDA and FDA have strengthened the U.S. food supply chain protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following statement is attributed to Mindy Brashears,…

Iowa man’s girlfriend murdered by wife, police say

Iowa man’s girlfriend murdered by wife, police say

PELLA – The Pella Police Department and the DCI have identified the victim and arrested a suspect in Monday evening’s homicide. After responding to a report of an argument at…

Cerro Gordo county law enforcement execute drug warrants, arrest swath of suspects

Cerro Gordo county law enforcement execute drug warrants, arrest swath of suspects

MASON CITY – Cerro Gordo county law enforcement executed drug warrants yesterday and arrested a swath of suspects as at least two others remain wanted. On Monday May 18, 2020…

USDA announces socialist program to dole out resources to those in farming business

USDA announces socialist program to dole out resources to those in farming business

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to…

Covid-19 cases spiking in Wright county

Covid-19 cases spiking in Wright county

EAGLE GROVE, IOWA – Covid-19 cases are spiking in Wright county, officials there say. “While Wright County Health Department and Iowa Specialty Hospitals continue to be aggressive in testing and…

Iowa heroin dealer who sold fatal dose sentenced to over three years in federal prison

Iowa heroin dealer who sold fatal dose sentenced to over three years in federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who sold nearly 80 grams of heroin in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was sentenced today to more than three years in federal prison. Marcus Lamont Long,…

Iowa authorities investigating death of woman after domestic disturbance

Iowa authorities investigating death of woman after domestic disturbance

PELLA, IOWA – Iowa authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a woman after a domestic disturbance Monday evening. On Monday, May 18, 2020, at 8:21 pm, officers with the…

Fort Dodge woman sent to federal prison for meth and firearms convictions

Fort Dodge woman sent to federal prison for meth and firearms convictions

SIOUX CITY – A Fort Dodge woman who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while possessing firearms was sentenced May 7, 2020, to 10 years in federal prison. Traci Guthrie, 41, from…

Top Iowa Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate cancels appearance due to Des Moines hate crimes

Top Iowa Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate cancels appearance due to Des Moines hate crimes

DES MOINES – The top Iowa Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate has canceled an appearance due to a rash of alleged hate crimes in Des Moines. Admiral Mike Franken was…

Nine Iowans sentenced in armed drug trafficking and money laundering scheme

Nine Iowans sentenced in armed drug trafficking and money laundering scheme

DES MOINES – On May 7, 2020, the twelfth defendant was sentenced in the federal prosecution of fourteen defendants charged with drug trafficking, firearms offenses, money laundering, and lying to…

Des Moines NAACP advises African-Americans to be on high alert after alleged beating

Des Moines NAACP advises African-Americans to be on high alert after alleged beating

DES MOINES – The Des Moines NAACP is advising African-Americans to be on high alert after an alleged beating of a young black male in the state’s capitol city. The…

Iowa Court of Appeals upholds conviction of Fort Dodge woman for choking child

Iowa Court of Appeals upholds conviction of Fort Dodge woman for choking child

DES MOINES – A Fort Dodge woman who was seen choking a child at the daycare she worked at and was soon convicted of child endangerment has had her conviction…

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