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  • Nominations open for 100 Great Iowa Nurses

    IOWA CITY – The 100 Great Iowa Nurses program is excited to announce that nominations are officially open for 2015. Each year, this program recognizes ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Iowa agency investigates report of cougar

    EVANSDALE — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is warning people to stay away from potentially dangerous wildlife after an Evansdale woman said ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Owners of closed group in Marion arrested

    MARION — The owners of a closed elder group home in Marion have been arrested on several charges, including neglect and abandonment of a dependent per ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Groundbreaking held for Sioux City museum

    SIOUX CITY — The Children’s Museum of Siouxland in Sioux City has broken ground after a decade of planning.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Republicans hope for congressional sweep in Iowa

    CEDAR FALLS — The politically savvy state of Iowa prides itself on purple voting, boasting a congressional delegation evenly divided between Democrats ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Man in Iowa City standoff sentenced for drugs

    IOWA CITY — A 44-year-old man involved in an Iowa City standoff has been given nearly 32 years in prison for his 10th federal drug conviction. Prosecu ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • 2 men charged in Des Moines infant death case

    DES MOINES — Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a baby boy who was run over in his child seat in a Des Moines driveway.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Farmer reports soybean bushels stolen in Illinois

    DUBUQUE — An Iowa farmer says someone has stolen about $18,000 worth of soybeans from 18 acres on his farm in Illinois.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • 4-year-old girl seriously hurt in Iowa crash

    DAVENPORT — A 4-year-old girl has been seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in eastern Iowa.The ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Iowa unemployment rate edges up to 4.6 percent

    DES MOINES — The unemployment rate in Iowa edged up slightly in September to 4.6 percent from 4.5 percent in August as the state’s labor force grew bu ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Woodbury County supervisor gets 30 days in jail

    SIOUX CITY — A Woodbury County supervisor accused of shooting a gun into the air near his wife has been given 30 days in jail.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Michelle Obama asks students to vote early in Iowa

    IOWA CITY — First lady Michelle Obama tried to give Democrats a boost in a key U.S. Senate race Tuesday, urging college students in Iowa to vote early ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Iowa airman buried nearly 70 years after death

    BADGER — The remains of an Iowa airman shot down nearly 70 years ago during a World War II battle have been buried in his hometown of Badger.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Helping farmers cope with stress this season

    AMES — Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • IFGC Conference focuses on forages

    DES MOINES – The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event begins with regist ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Iowa harvest well behind five-year average, Northey says

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Iowa firefighters revive kittens after house fire

    WEST DES MOINES — West Des Moines firefighters and medics say they have revived three kittens and one cat after a house fire.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Iowa man gets 15 years for escaping jail

    FORT DODGE — An Iowa jail inmate who escaped from the facility in August has been sentenced to 15 more years behind bars. A Webster County judge rejec ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • 3 Iowa companies receive USDA ag research grants

    DES MOINES — Three Iowa companies have received U.S. Department of Agriculture grants for research projects officials hope will lead to new technologi ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Cedar Rapids woman pleads guilty to wire fraud

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids woman has admitted defrauding clients of her law firm.Prosecutors say ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Former Iowa gambling boat arrives in Illinois

    SIOUX CITY — A former Sioux City riverboat casino has arrived at its new home after a two-week journey hampered by temporary delays.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Parties jockeying for early vote in Iowa, Florida

    DES MOINES — More than 2.3 million Americans already have cast ballots for the November midterm elections, with both Republicans and Democrats saying ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • No new trial for Iowa man convicted of murder

    FORT DODGE — A Fort Dodge man convicted in August of first-degree murder will not be getting a new trial.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Idle Iowa beef plant prepares to reopen this month

    TAMA — A long-idle beef processing plant is getting ready to reopen in Tama later this month.Iowa Pr ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Council Bluffs seeks payment of late garbage bills

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A city official says about 20 percent of Council Bluffs households are late paying their garbage bills.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Police say arrest made in Des Moines hit-and-run

    DES MOINES — Des Moines police say an arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a 55-year-old man.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Iowa's Wartburg College launches $75 M campaig

    WAVERLY — Wartburg College in northeast Iowa has announced a $75 million fundraising effort — and it’s already raised nearly three-quarters of that.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • New report criticizes Iowa stun gun policies

    DES MOINES — Law enforcement policies on the use of stun guns vary greatly across Iowa’s 99 counties, and civil rights experts who recently reviewed t ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Man in phony AIDS research case seeks trail delay

    DES MOINES — A former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying data to make a developmental AIDS vaccine appear promising is seeking t ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Texas company plans Sioux City rail car facility

    SIOUX CITY — A state agency says a Texas company plans to build a rail car maintenance and repair facility in Sioux City that would create 250 jobs.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Iowa woman avoids life sentence in toddler's death

    ORANGE CITY (AP) — An Iowa woman admitted Thursday to causing the head injuries that killed a 3-year-old girl at her in-home day care, but avoided a l ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Davenport high school team wins MIT grant

    DAVENPORT — A $10,000 grant will help a team of Davenport West High School students develop a bracelet designed to alert a parent when a child is over ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Man surrenders after Iowa City standoff

    IOWA CITY — Police have reported a peaceful ending to a 3½-hour standoff with a man who said he had a gun in his Iowa City mobile home.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Remains of Iowan killed in WWII returned to state

    JOHNSTON — The Iowa National Guard says the remains of an airman who died nearly 70 years ago in Europe are being returned to Iowa.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:28 am
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