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  • Iowa egg production remains below last year

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa egg farms are gradually recovering from the bird flu that destroyed 25 million of the state’s egg-laying hens this spring.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • 2016 herbicide publication for farmers now available

    AMES — The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Warehouse fire sends plume of smoke above Clear Lake

    CLEAR LAKE — A fire at a Clear Lake warehouse caused significant damage to the structure and sent a plume of smoke high above the northern Iowa city.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Two northwest towns consider natural gas utilities

    LARCHWOOD — Two small northwest Iowa towns are considering bringing natural gas to their communities after voters supported exploring the idea.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Tiffin to abide by minimum wage ordinance

    IOWA CITY — City officials say Tiffin will abide by the Johnson County minimum wage ordinance.The is ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Branstad says no delay needed for Medicaid privatization

    DES MOINES (AP) — There is no reason to delay plans to shift Iowa’s Medicaid operation to private management, even though a judge has recommended that ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Des Moines officers find bodies of 2 homicide victims

    DES MOINES — Police are investigating the deaths of two people in a Des Moines home as homicides.Off ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Man accused of trespassing assaults deputy during arrest

    WEST UNION — A sheriff’s deputy has been assaulted while attempting to arrest a man for trespassing on a property east of West Union. Terry S. Mork, 5 ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Muslim students seek permanent prayer space at Iowa colleges

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Muslim students at Iowa’s three public universities are seeking permanent spaces for daily and weekly religious observances.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Iowa sheriffs preparing for wave of gun permit renewals

    DUBUQUE — Nearly five years after Iowa residents flocked to sheriff’s offices in a rush to obtain firearm permits, sheriffs are bracing for a wave of ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Experts: Pain pill addicts fueling Iowa’s heroin epidemic

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s crackdown on prescription painkillers is pushing more abusers to heroin, spurring a deadly new wave of addictions that expert ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Men face felony charges after officers discover meth lab

    DAVENPORT — Police have charged two men who were arrested after riding in a vehicle that contained a methamphetamine lab.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • City, county consider shared law enforcement center

    CHARLES CITY — Officials in Charles City and surrounding Floyd County are considering a shared law enforcement center to serve their northern Iowa com ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Dissolved Iowa school district to begin settling liabilities

    FARRAGUT — A southwest Iowa school district that was dissolved now has to close its books, settle its liabilities and dispose of property such as desk ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Northern Iowa man injured by falling vehicle, sheriff says

    PLYMOUTH — Northern Iowa authorities say a 63-year-old man has been injured by a falling vehicle. Mason City television station KIMT reports that auth ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Iowa Cookie Crumbs have already sent 31K cookies overseas

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Nearly 31,000 cookies packed in nearly 2,100 boxes have already been packed, sent and, in some cases, eaten.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Council OKs plan to save historic Des Moines bridge

    DES MOINES — The City Council has approved reconstruction of a landmark downtown bridge in downtown Des Moines. The council took the action Monday and ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Stabbing suspect expected to cite mental problems

    SIOUX CITY — A defense lawyer says a Sioux City man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend plans to use an insanity or diminished-capacity defense ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Police charge Des Moines in fatal crash

    DES MOINES — Police have arrested a Des Moines man a day after a crash that killed a 22-year-old woman. Investigators Tuesday charged 24-year-old Troy ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • ISU runners recall day of triumph, tragedy 30 years ago

    DES MOINES — It’s been 30 years since the plane crash and Jill Slettedahl-Winter still aches at the memory.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Suspect in mall shooting told officer he snapped

    IOWA CITY — A court document says a man accused of killing a woman at a Coralville mall told officers he “snapped” after getting a text from the woman ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • One dead after apartment blaze in Davenport

    DAVENPORT — Davenport firefighters who put out an apartment blaze have found a body.The fire late Mo ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Iowan gets probation for dating website scam

    BURLINGTON — An Iowa woman will serve five years of probation for scamming money from a South Carolina woman she met on a military oriented dating web ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Iowa school district collects $340,000 in tax levy error

    SHEFFIELD — West Fork School District officials are planning to cut property tax collections after a review found the northern Iowa district had been ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Mason City man takes plea deal in robbery case

    MASON CITY — A January sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a 22-year-old Mason City man convicted of robbery. Valentine Flores pleaded guilty to ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Davenport man pleads guilty to child endangerment

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport man accused of hitting his infant son has pleaded guilty to child endangerment with injury. David Shaw II, 23, is scheduled to ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Alcohol treatment center for Native Americans discussed

    SIOUX CITY (AP) — An activist is urging Sioux City and Woodbury County officials to open an alcohol treatment center for its Native American populatio ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Judge says Iowa beating was racially motivated, ‘vicious’

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — An Iowa bar’s surveillance camera captured video of a white felon committing a “vicious attack” on a black man, and the evidence i ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • General Mills sets goal to buy all-cage free eggs by 2025

    DES MOINES — General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025.The M ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • NBC agrees to give time to four Republican candidates

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBC agreed Monday to give four Republican presidential candidates free time on affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina af ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:31 am