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  • 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
  • Farmland drainage to be covered at ISU workshop

    AMES — Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and US Department of Agriculture will host a Farmland Drainage Workshop from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Practical Farmers to host annual conference

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting registrations for its 2016 annual conference, “Farmers Teaching Farmers,” which will take place Jan. ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Reward increased in search for man missing since 2013

    HAMPTON — A reward in the search for a northern Iowa man missing since 2013 has been increased to $100,000.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Branstad pardons two turkeys as part of tradition

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has pardoned two turkeys as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition in Iowa.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Facility to produce bulldozers for third time

    BURLINGTON — Burlington’s Case New Holland plant is once again manufacturing bulldozers after production shifted from a Georgia plant. A ceremony was ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Pennsylvania company will build plant in northeast Iowa

    OELWEIN — A Pennsylvania company will be bringing 350 new jobs to a northeast Iowa community.East Pe ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Two Iowans win $1 million lottery

    DES MOINES — Two Iowa residents have won separate $1 million lottery prizes this month. Mike Hartman, 49, of Winfield and 75-year-old Betty Downs of B ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa unemployment rate drops to 3.5 percent

    DES MOINES — Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased slightly to 3.5 percent in October from 3.6 percent in September. The state’s jobl ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Family member suspected in Des Moines slayings

    DES MOINES — Des Moines authorities say a family member is suspected of shooting to death a woman and her daughter.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Community, leaders gather to support UI president

    IOWA CITY — Following criticism and protests over his hiring earlier this fall, the new president of the University of Iowa is getting some support fr ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Waterloo welding shop destroyed by fire

    WATERLOO — Firefighters are looking for the cause of a fire that destroyed a Waterloo welding shop on Friday.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Soybean processor to expand Iowa biodiesel plant

    SIOUX CITY — An Omaha, Nebraska, soybean processor is moving ahead with a $38 million expansion of its biodiesel plant south of Sioux City that will n ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Iowa mayor’s support of Syrian refugees stirs community

    DES MOINES (AP) — The mayor of the small eastern Iowa city of Swisher announced recently he would defy state orders to halt the acceptance of Syrian r ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Man gets suspended sentence in sex abuse case

    CHARLES CITY — A Charles City man has received a suspended two-year prison sentence for assault with intent to commit sexual abuse. Barry J. Holden Jr ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:51 am