Loss of the Leopold Center is shameful
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:34 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

’ve been watching what it looks like when a respected, highly productive 30-year-old research center closes its doors.                 .. read more..

How a no-show chef with a shady past spoiled 2 brides' weddings at the s...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:33 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Couples had little way of knowing Mike Kelley had past convictions for theft when they found him on Thumbtack.                 .. read more..

Former Fox News Anchor Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:31 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

UNITED STATES  —  One woman who has dealt with sexual harassment at the hands of powerful men is speaking out. Gretchen Carlson left a high-profile job at Fox News after accusing corporate president Roger Ailes of sexual harassment. She later sued Fox News. In a CNN interview on Tuesday nig... .. read more..

Iowa Gymnast Reacts to High-Profile Sexual Harassment Scandals
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:29 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

IOWA  —  Iowa native and Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson East is weighing in on the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Earlier this year, a former USA Gymnastics doctor was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of former gymnasts. He eventually... .. read more..

Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's third travel ban
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:22 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

President Trump's third attempt to ban travel from several predominantly Muslim nations was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge in Hawaii.                 .. read more..

Harvey Weinstein leaves the board of his film company
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:21 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Harvey Weinstein is leaving the board of the film company he started, more than a week after he was fired following allegations of sexual harassment and rape. .. read more..

Videocast: Sunny skies and mild temperatures continue Wednesday
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:19 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Meteorologist Jason Sydejko has the latest forecast. .. read more..

Sports Roundup: October 17, 2017
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:17 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Scores, stats and standings from across Iowa.                 .. read more..

Bye Week Over, Hawkeyes Ready for Northwestern
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:15 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

The Hawkeyes are 4-2 halfway through the season, with close losses to Penn State and Michigan State.  6 games left in the season.  John Sears caught up with players and Coach Ferentz about what needs to be fixed in the upcoming games. .. read more..

Police department defends officer in violent arrest video
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:07 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The video shows the arrest of 40-year-old Donald Rundall III. Authorities arrested Rundall Monday for parole violations. .. read more..

EPA proposal a ‘make-or-break’ deal for Iowa farmers, jobs
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:55 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Thirty-two senators across party lines have come out against Pruitt's proposal to slash corn ethanol numbers. .. read more..

Fraternity members hope viral dance routine will raise money for a good cause
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:54 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Members of an Oklahoma fraternity hopes a video of their cheer and dance routine, which has gone viral on social media, will help members raise money for a good cause. .. read more..

Jym Ganahl comes out of retirement to join former competitor
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:51 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Waterloo native, Jym Ganahl, was just a teenager when he joined KWWL-TV in 1966 as an on-air weather forecaster.   .. read more..

UNI Volleyball sweeps Drake 3-0
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:49 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The No. 25-ranked University of Northern Iowa volleyball squad bounced back from its first Missouri Valley Conference setback with a 3-0 triumph over the visiting Drake Bulldogs on Tuesday in the Mc... .. read more..

Johnston PD Hosting Drug Take-Back Event
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:41 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

JOHNSTON, Iowa  —  The Johnston Police Department is asking the public to help slow down the opioid epidemic. The department will be hosting a drug take-back event next weekend. They’ll take any old, unwanted drugs, but they want people to especially make sure to clear out opioids and... .. read more..

Harvey Weinstein leaves the board of his film company
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:26 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Company representatives did not immediately respond to questions. .. read more..

Real life lovebirds get engaged at Balloon Fiesta
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:25 PM courtesy of Top Stories

"I just wanted to be in a place that she really enjoyed and try to make it even better for her." .. read more..

911 service down in Marion County
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:17 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Residents are asked to call 641-828-8801 until further notice. .. read more..

Decades after mass murder, book's release draws vandals to Iowa's G...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:07 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The site of a prolific mass slaying has also become a popular spot for graffiti.                 .. read more..

Iowa State takeaways: Lard provides rim protection Cyclones have been lacking
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 09:03 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa State takeaways from men's basketball media day.                 .. read more..

Florida Girl, 9, Dies After 325-Pound Cousin Sits on Her as ‘Punishment’
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:59 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A 9-year-old Florida girl died on Saturday after her 325-pound cousin allegedly sat on her as punishment, according to the Pensacola News Journal. Authorities responded to the home on Bryant Road to find the child, Dericka Lindsay, unresponsive. She was transported to a local ho... .. read more..

911 service down in Marion County
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:57 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

People in Marion County are asked to call 641-828-8801 if they need assistance.                 .. read more..

Des Moines police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man said she warned him...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:52 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Des Moines officer who fatally shot an unarmed man through the window of her patrol car falsely said she shouted warnings before she opened fire.                 .. read more..

Bodies of couple found locked in embrace when discovered in desert​
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:35 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The couple was reported missing July 28, after they failed to check out of their accommodations near the park. .. read more..

Maytag Blue Cheese back in business following Listeria scare
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:12 PM courtesy of Top Stories

KCCI's Cynthia Fodor spoke exclusively with the Maytag family member who still makes the famous farmstead cheese the old fashioned way. .. read more..

CIA says it thought it had mistakenly ‘shredded’ U.S. Senate to...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:07 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

WASHINGTON — The Central Intelligence Agency thought for months that it had mistakenly shredded a massive U.S. Senate report on its use of waterboarding and other “enhanced... .. read more..

Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome left ankle injury
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:03 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome injury during the Celtics matchup with the Cavaliers. .. read more..

Iowa Republicans raise pressure over renewable fuel standard
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 08:02 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Iowa’s top elected Republicans turned up the heat Tuesday on the Trump administration to prevent a rollback of Renewable Fuel Standard requirements, with U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley suggesting... .. read more..

After #MeToo Campaign Goes Viral, Men Are Saying #ItWasMe
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:59 PM courtesy of Top Stories

"I was 'that guy' who would undermine the claims of survivors. I changed because of your persistence." .. read more..

Parents say deceased 5-year-old son's grave marker repossessed 'like a car'
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:52 PM courtesy of Top Stories

"Most people are just going to do it," said the boy's father. "If they can do it, they're going to do it. But it doesn't make it right." .. read more..

Get a bird’s-eye view at Eagle View Lofts
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:48 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Eagle View Lofts are about ready to open downtown. .. read more..

Experts weigh in on ‘bump stock’ regulations, fatal shootings
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:46 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Experts are offering different takes on how to reduce gun violence as the National Rifle Association warns against sweeping changes. .. read more..

Series of unlucky events leads to arrest of ‘Two Banana Bandit’
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:37 PM courtesy of Top Stories

The “Two Banana Bandit” got away but not for long. .. read more..

Girl on mission to end bullying ‘won’t stop until children’s voices are heard’
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:31 PM courtesy of Top Stories

This pint-size girl has a gigantic voice and she uses it to have tough conversations with children and adults about bullying and violence. .. read more..

President Trump focuses on taxes in red meat speech before conservatives
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:24 PM courtesy of Top Stories

He repeated an oft-repeated pledge to bring back "Merry Christmas." .. read more..

Reynolds calls workforce development 'top priority' for her adminis...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:19 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Among those programs she's championing is a new scholarship and grant program for Iowans who already have earned at least half the credits necessary for a bachelor's degree in a high-demand career field.                 .. read more..

America's anthem protests hit home in a small Iowa college where black s...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:17 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

As the nation argues, Buena Vista University and its growing number of black students try to bridge the controversial cultural divide.                 .. read more..

Hawkeyes reflect on 1st half
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:07 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Six games remain this season .. read more..

Videocast: Expect quiet, clear conditions this evening
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 07:01 PM courtesy of Top Stories

Meteorologist Jason Sydejko has the latest forecast. .. read more..

PODCAST: 'Cyclone Insider' on the rush of interest in ISU football
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:57 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Kansas is awful, yes. But that hasn't stopped Iowa State football from being immensely entertaining.                 .. read more..

Airbnb to collect Iowa hotel tax
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:56 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Airbnb stays in Iowa will get a bit more expensive in November. The vacation rental marketplace has agreed to collect hotel and motel taxes in Iowa, including in the cities and counties that have... .. read more..

Convicted Ottumwa Felon Back Behind Bars
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:54 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

OTTUMWA, Iowa  —  A convicted felon in Ottumwa is back behind bars on Tuesday, facing several charges. Police and drug task force officers searched an apartment on Tuesday morning, looking for items related to a robbery investigation. During the search, officers found 36-year-old Marcus Jac... .. read more..

Flight offers sights of fall colors, tour of Dubuque
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:53 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

It's a new experience in Dubuque.  .. read more..

Jury Selection Underway for Sex Abuse Trial
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:48 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

JEFFERSON, Iowa  —  Court proceedings for one piece of a puzzle of family trouble began in Greene County on Tuesday. It’s a web of sex abuse allegations, arson, and murder. James Exline Jr. is accused of sexually abusing his 12-year-old daughter, Paige Exline. Paige and her 16-year-ol... .. read more..

‘No bond’ policy aims to keep offenders who violate probation b...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:34 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden says he believes in second chances but at some point, “it’s time to draw the line,” if a person who has committed a... .. read more..

Study: Iowa ranks well in terms of ‘functionally obsolete’ bridges
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:21 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — Passers-by may have noticed inspection crews surveying the underside of several Iowa City bridges this week using a snooper truck — which works similarly to a cherry picker,... .. read more..

New Look Cyclones Confident Despite Low Expectations
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:20 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

After six straight NCAA tourneys, the Cyclones start a basketball season with low external expectations, but no lack of talent. Michael Admire​ reports from Ames. .. read more..

Security and foreign policy experts support Iran deal
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:19 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Time is running out for Iowa's elected representatives in Washington to stand up for the obvious interests of their constituents.                 .. read more..

Former USDA chiefs predict rising consumer influence on agriculture
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:16 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

JOHNSTON — Consumers, not lawmakers and regulators, may drive the debate over water quality and good farm production, according to a former U.S. agriculture secretary visiting Iowa this... .. read more..

Local Nonprofit ‘Dressing’ Former Inmates for Success
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:15 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  When Joe Harrison was 17, he made a huge mistake.  “I committed my crime when I was 17 years old, so I was a juvenile. I went in 17 years old and I came out 37,” he said.  Harrison spent almost 20 years repaying his debt to society, and when he got out, like many inmate... .. read more..

Iowa State basketball: What to expect from Lindell Wigginton and the Cyclone ...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:12 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Lindell Wigginton is expected to be one of the nation's top freshmen, and he's not the only newcomer expected to have a major role for Iowa State.                 .. read more..

University of Iowa employment review not started, five months after announcement
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:12 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

IOWA CITY — Five months have passed since the University of Iowa announced plans to review its employment practices after losing a high-profile discrimination case against its athletics... .. read more..

Local family affected by Opioid epidemic hoping to help others
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:11 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

An eastern Iowa family is giving us an emotional perspective on the destructive toll that drug abuse can take.  .. read more..

New pizza joint in West Des Moines brings taste of the Quad Cities to the metro
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:10 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The dark malt in the thin, hand-tossed crust makes it light and crispy and gives it a sweet, nutty flavor. The thick layer of melted cheese locks the toppings into a savory blanket over the boldly-spiced sauce. And then it's cut with giant, razor-sharp shears into its signatur... .. read more..

Iowa courts electronic filing system down, paper filings accepted in all 99 c...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:09 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

DES MOINES — Iowa courts will temporarily accept paper court filings after the statewide electronic document management system crashed Tuesday. The Iowa Supreme Court ordered clerks in all... .. read more..

Watch the full editorial board interview with the ward III candidates
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:09 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Des Moines City Council candidates Michael Kiernan (from left), Josh Mandelbaum and Abshir Omar meet with The Des Moines Register editorial board Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Des Moines.                 .. read more..

Airline delays and cancelations rise due to hurricane
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:07 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The U.S. Transportation Department said Tuesday that the dozen airlines covered in its monthly air travel consumer report canceled 2.2 percent of their flights, up from 1.4 percent in August of last year. .. read more..

Peterson: Wigginton one-and-done? Probably not. But two-and-done? Well ...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:06 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa State men's basketball star point guard Lindell Wigginton will have options following this season.                 .. read more..

Iowa football takeaways: On James Butler's medical clearance, Matt Nelso...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:59 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa is coming off a bye and believes one of its top running backs is nearing a return from a gruesome elbow injury.                 .. read more..

Former UNI Football Player Killed in Possible Carjacking
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:58 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

ST. LOUIS, Missouri  —  A former University of Northern Iowa football player was shot and killed in St. Louis early Monday morning. Jaz Granderson played for UNI from 2009 to 2011 and was currently an assistant football coach at Desmet High School, outside St. Louis. Police say Granderson w... .. read more..

High School Insider: There's a new No. 1 heading into week 9
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:57 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Sports reporters John Naughton and Cody Goodwin break down last week's Iowa high school football action and look ahead to week 9.                 .. read more..

Franklin Wellness Center hosting 'Sock Hop around the Clock' fundraiser
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:55 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

HAMPTON | The Franklin Wellness Center is hosting a fundraiser to purchase new fitness equipment. .. read more..

Iowa Leaders’ Concerns Over More Cuts Fuel Fight with Trump Administration
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:51 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

DES MOINES, Iowa–Mess with Iowa’s sacred renewable fuels and you will feel the impact. Tuesday, both of Iowa’s senators met with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on a second round of possible cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard. Governor Kim Reynolds s... .. read more..

Wigginton: I'm not Monte Morris. I'll be my own player.
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:48 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Lindell Wigginton is out to make a name for himself at Iowa State, not live up to Monte Morris' legacy.                 .. read more..

An Iowa love story: Disabled war vet and his young wife find their new home f...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:45 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Taylor and Danielle Morris of Cedar Falls have fought through a lot since his limbs were lost in war. Now they have a home filled with gratitude.                 .. read more..

Mason City nature center to host 'scary creatures' program
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:45 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | "Lime Creek Littles" is coming to the nature center at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30. .. read more..

Forest City foundation has awarded $52 million since 1970
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:45 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

FOREST CITY | Since its founding in 1970, the Hanson Foundation has awarded over $52 million to organizations in more than 100 communities, the majority in North Iowa. .. read more..

Cameron Lard ready to help
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:42 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The redshirt freshman forward says he's ready for this season.                 .. read more..

20 Photos: Iowa State Basketball media day
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:40 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

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Donovan Jackson on the work he's put in in the offseason
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:39 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The senior guard's been putting in extra time.                 .. read more..

Steve Prohm on his expectations for Iowa State point guard Lindell Wigginton
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:32 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The Iowa State rookie is the program's top freshman recruit in the last decade.                 .. read more..

Altoona outlet mall: What you need to know
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:32 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Outlets of Des Moines opens Friday. Find out everything you need to know before you go shopping.                 .. read more..

Toledo man to serve nearly eight years in federal prison for trafficking ice ...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:21 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 25-year-old Toledo man was sentenced to nearly eight years in federal prison Tuesday for his involvement in an ice methamphetamine trafficking ring in Eastern Iowa. Kelbie... .. read more..

Mobile paper shredding truck catches fire in Clear Lake
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:20 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

CLEAR LAKE | A mobile paper shredding truck caught fire in Clear Lake Monday evening, according to the fire department. .. read more..

Veteran Morris home construction in Cedar Falls
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:15 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Taylor and Danielle Morris received a “Walls of Honor” event where veterans, community leaders, family, and friends wrote inspirational and personal messages of gratitude on the walls of their new specially adapted smart home.                 .. read more..

Matt VandeBerg on what impresses him about Nick Easley
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:13 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

One hard-working Iowa wide receiver (Matt VandeBerg) has praise for another (Nick Easley).                 .. read more..

Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley sees much to work on, but is happy about lack o...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:08 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

(Just) The two interceptions makes for a great stat for first-year Hawkeye starting quarterback. The completion percentage? That needs to get better.                 .. read more..

What did Iowa coaches ask Nate Stanley to work on?
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:02 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley talks about how he spent his bye week.                 .. read more..

Leistikow: The statistic Iowa football must change to finish season strong
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 05:00 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Hawkeye opponents are averaging an alarming 4.51 yards per carry, which would be the highest in the Kirk Ferentz era since 1999.                 .. read more..

Timelapse: Watch construction of Outlets of Des Moines
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:57 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Watch about a year of construction on the Outlets of Des Moines in 40 seconds.                 .. read more..

Iowa Singer Moving Forward After ‘The Voice’ Battle Round
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:57 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

IOWA  —  An Iowa singer is moving along on the reality competition The Voice. Chris Weaver competed against Kathrina Feigh in the battle round on Monday night. the two sang “Dangerous Woman” by Ariana Grande. In the end, Jennifer Hudson chose Weaver to move on. Jon Mero of Des M... .. read more..

UPDATE: HWY 63 reopen in Waterloo
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:52 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Part of Highway 63 in Waterloo was blocked off this morning due to flooding on the road.  .. read more..

United Fire looks to demolish two downtown buildings, expand Cedar Rapids foo...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:48 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

CEDAR RAPIDS — One of the headline businesses in Cedar Rapids — United Fire Group — plans to demolish two recently acquired vacant buildings on Second Street SE in downtown Cedar... .. read more..

Charles City candidate forum Thursday
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:45 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

CHARLES CITY – Voters in Charles City will have an opportunity to hear from their candidates for City Council and mayor at a public forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Charles City NIACC Center. .. read more..

Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandate
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:41 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The EPA's position is in contrast to the staunch support for the biofuel industry Trump pledged as a presidential candidate last year.                 .. read more..

Mother Speaks Out After Son Hit by Stray Bullet at Apple Orchard
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:26 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

CHICKASAW COUNTY, Iowa  —  The mother of an eight-year-old is speaking out after the boy was hit by a stray bullet at an apple orchard last week. Kaden Noble is a fun-loving, soccer playing, third grader with a smile that lights up the room. But for his mother, Krystle Nicholson, that all c... .. read more..

Photos: Walls of Honor event held at Morris home under construction
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:22 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

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Cedar Bend Humane Society offering $5 cats, $50 dogs
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:20 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

October is adopt a shelter dog month, and Cedar Bend Humane Society is celebrating with an adoption event next weekend.  .. read more..

Geode Reaches 50 Years As Iowa’s State Rock
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:19 PM courtesy of WHOTV.com – Des Moines news & weather from WHO Television

KEOKUK, Iowa  —  In 1967, the Iowa State Legislature named the Geode the state rock of Iowa. Fifty years later, this unique type of rock gets more notice in Keokuk than anywhere else in the state. Keokuk is known as the Geode capital of the world. Geodes are found in an area near where the ... .. read more..

World War II locomotive headed to Netherlands from Mason City
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:15 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | A Dutch Railway Museum is about to receive a 160,000-pound gift from Lehigh Cement in Mason City. .. read more..

La Porte City man dies 3 weeks after bicycle accident
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:10 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

La Porte City Police say 52-year-old Jeffery Lutgen died at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics on Sunday. .. read more..

Lawsuits allege University of Iowa mishandled sexual assault, harassment comp...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:00 PM courtesy of Breaking News from GazetteOnline

Two former University of Iowa graduate students are suing the UI based on allegations the university mishandled allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment. The suits against the UI, Iowa... .. read more..

Thoma runs unopposed for Mason City at-large council seat
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 04:00 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | Tom Thoma is running unopposed for an at-large seat on the Mason City Council. .. read more..

Nestlé cutting jobs at plant in Waverly
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:50 PM courtesy of Radio Iowa

Job cuts are coming to a Nestlé plant in northeast Iowa. The company reports 56 positions at the plant in Waverly will be eliminated between now and over the course of next year as part of an effort to “streamline operations” across the United States. William Werger, Waverly’s E... .. read more..

Nestlé to cut at least 50 jobs at Waverly plant
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:50 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

Nestlé will be cutting more than 50 jobs from their Nestlé plant in Waverly over the next few months.  .. read more..

Pilot's poor decision-making caused worst hot-air balloon crash in histo...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:35 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

The pilot — impaired by Benadryl — "should not have been flying," the NTSB chairman said.                 .. read more..

Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandate
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:35 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

A Republican senator says he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels... .. read more..

Iowa courts accept paper filings amid computer system outage
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:32 PM courtesy of kwwl.com - NEWS

The electronic system used by lawyers, judges and clerks to file Iowa court records is temporarily out of service statewide. .. read more..

Law enforcement: Clear Lake motorcyclist sustained serious injuries in Winneb...
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:30 PM courtesy of Search Results - North Iowa Media Group

MASON CITY | A Clear Lake man was seriously hurt after his motorcycle crashed into the Winnebago River north of Mason City Tuesday afternoon, law enforcement said. .. read more..

Paralyzed patient on ventilator dies after seeking nursing home
Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 03:29 PM courtesy of Des Moines - Home

Ana De La Cruz, 41, was "at peace with going home" after years of fighting infections and other health problems, her husband says.                 .. read more..

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