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  • Some businesses pledge to keep $10.10 minimum wage

    IOWA CITY — Some businesses in an eastern Iowa county are pledging to retain a $10.10 base wage for their employees, despite the Legislature nullifyin ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Burlington officials reject offer to sell city golf course

    BURLINGTON — Burlington officials have rejected an offer to buy a city-owned golf course.The Burling ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Police say man intentionally tried to run over officer

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs man faces an attempted murder charge for allegedly trying to run over a police officer in an attempt to escape autho ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Supreme Court to hear woman’s $75 speeding ticket case

    DES MOINES (AP) — An Iowa woman who says she was wrongly ticketed by an automated traffic camera when she wasn’t speeding has accomplished the unusual ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Groups express concern about voter ID law

    DES MOINES (AP) — Proposed rules for Iowa’s new voter identification law will add unnecessary complications that could make it harder for people to vo ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Officials approve emergency repairs for courthouse

    SIOUX CITY — County officials have approved emergency repairs to an aging Iowa courthouse with several deteriorating columns. The Woodbury County Boar ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • City officials seek occupants for old barge

    KEOKUK — An eastern Iowa city is seeking business occupants for an old casino restaurant barge. Keokuk accepted the old Davenport Rhythm City Casino r ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Trooper gets jail, probation in man’s drowning

    VERSAILLES, Mo. (AP) — More than three years after an Iowa man fell out of a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat and drowned while handcuffed and weari ...
    Sept. 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Shooting leaves man dead, woman hurt

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Police say one man has died and a woman was injured when shots were fired into a Cedar Rapids house.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Sheriff says jail may need more walls to fix problems

    DAVENPORT — An eastern Iowa sheriff says his jail may need more separation walls to protect inmates with mental and behavioral health issues, juvenile ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Memorial ride to honor Iowa officer killed in crash

    ANAMOSA — A memorial ride scheduled for next month will honor an eastern Iowa police officer who was killed in a head-on crash.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Authorities arrest suspect in fatal central Iowa shooting

    FORT DODGE — Iowa authorities have arrested a suspect for a shooting that killed a Fort Dodge man.Th ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Hog confinement wins approval despite opposition

    GARNER — Officials have approved a permit for a hog confinement facility in northern Iowa despite opposition from local residents.
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Mediacom offers $55,000 in scholarships to H.S. seniors

    DES MOINES — Mediacom Communications is offering $55,000 in scholarship support for high school seniors who plan to obtain further education. The scho ...
    Sept. 19, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Newton woman receives degree from BVU

    STORM LAKE — Angela Hodge, of Newton, recently graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and human services from Buena Vista University.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Allen College Dean’s List

    Brooke Porter of Newton, was named to the Allen College Dean’s List at the completion of the summer semester of the 2017-18 academic year.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • $100K reward still available for info on missing man

    HAMPTON — With Friday marking four years since the disappearance of a Hampton man, police are reminding the public of a $100,000 reward for informatio ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

    IOWA CITY (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student perfor ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Refuge offers monarch workshop and count

    MISSOURI VALLEY — Monarch butterflies will be the focus of a workshop at the DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge near the Iowa-Nebraska border.
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Swastika, racist messages reported at Drake University

    DES MOINES — Administrators say a swastika was carved into an elevator on campus at Drake University in Des Moines and a racist message left outside a ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Iowa’s unemployment rate increases slightly to 3.3 percent in August

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.3 percent for August. The state’s jobless rate was 3.7 percent one y ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Airport expansion may be delayed by years

    DES MOINES — Nearly a year after Des Moines Airport Authority’s board adopted a $500 million plan to expand the airport’s terminal, officials now say ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • State agency to study cuts to Planned Parenthood

    DES MOINES (AP) — A state agency is collecting data to better understand whether the Iowa Legislature’s move to cut funding for Planned Parenthood and ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Rape cases delayed by lab testing backlog

    DES MOINES — Sexual assault cases move ahead slowly in Iowa because of a testing backlog at the state crime lab. More than 400 sexual assault cases we ...
    Sept. 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Judge says woman can’t use ‘stand your ground’ defense

    DES MOINES — A judge won’t let a Des Moines woman use Iowa’s new “stand your ground” defense against charges that she killed her stepfather.
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Trail repairs delayed as FEMA freezes funding

    WATERLOO — Repairs to a nature trail in Iowa have been delayed after the Federal Emergency Management Agency put a hold on a funding request.
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Judge rules man’s murder trial won’t be moved

    CHARLES CITY — A judge says a Charles City man’s murder trial won’t be moved out of Floyd County. The lawyer for Antoine Williams had sought a change ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Nearly 400 Iowa Guard members heading overseas

    JOHNSTON (AP) — Officials say nearly 400 Iowa Army National Guard soldiers are being mobilized for duty overseas.
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Man charged in death of 4-year-old boy

    WATERLOO (AP) — Police say a Waterloo man who called 911 in July to report the drowning of a child in a bathtub has been charged in the child’s death. ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Des Moines tea room reopens after fire

    DES MOINES (AP) — The tea room is back.More than three years after fire nearly destroyed the iconic ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Man pleads not guilty in pedestrian mall slaying

    IOWA CITY — One of two men charged in a deadly Iowa City pedestrian mall shooting has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-one-year-old Donte Taylor entered ple ...
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Chuck Grassley supporting grandson for ag secretary

    DES MOINES — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley is firmly behind his grandson as a candidate to replace Bill Northey as Iowa’s secretary of agriculture.
    Sept. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Young black bear spotted in central Iowa field

    MONTEZUMA — Iowa officials say a black bear has been spotted just southeast of Montezuma in central Iowa. The Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office said d ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Iowa officials likely won’t reopen shuttered prisons

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa prison officials don’t plan to reopen four prison facilities with room for hundreds of inmates that had been temporarily closed ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:41 am
  • Cedar Falls boy accused of taking photos of younger teen

    CEDAR FALLS — A 16-year-old Cedar Falls boy faces charges after police say he took photos of a younger teen changing clothes. The boy was charged last ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Grassley supporting grandson for Iowa ag secretary

    DES MOINES — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley is firmly behind his grandson as a candidate to replace Bill Northey as Iowa’s secretary of agriculture.
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Day care operator accused of injuring 2 infants

    DAVENPORT — A Davenport day care operator has been accused of injuring two infants. Court records say 44-year-old Amy Smith is charged with child enda ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • Judge: Iowa woman can’t use ‘stand your ground’ defense

    DES MOINES — A judge won’t let a Des Moines woman use Iowa’s new “stand your ground” defense against charges that she killed her stepfather. The law s ...
    Sept. 14, 2017 - 9:41 am