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  • Fall 2016 ISU College of Human Science’s announces dean’s list

    AMES — The Iowa State University College of Human Science’s Dean’s List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Kirkwood announces dean’s list honors

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the Fall 2016 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point aver ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • University of St. Thomas names dean’s list

    ST. PAUL, MINN. — Students from your area have been named to the University of St. Thomas 2016 fall semester dean’s list. Students must post grade poi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • 40 local restaurants, wineries and breweries all under one roof

    Newton Daily NewsWine & Food Showcase 2017 will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Downtown Des ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Homeless shelter for veterans nears completion

    WATERLOO (AP) — A Waterloo homeless shelter for veterans is expected to be open this month thanks to donations from several sources, including Preside ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Homeowners warned to get rid of sandbags

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Officials are warning Cedar Rapids homeowners to remove old sandbags by the end of February or they could face fines. The city sent “fi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Former workers charged with mistreating clients

    GLENWOOD — Six former employees of a southwest Iowa state facility that treats people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been charge ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Iowa reports rare sighting of predatory mammal: A fisher

    WAUKON — The Iowa Natural Resources Department has reported a rare, confirmed sighting of a predatory mammal known as a fisher.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Five arrested during seize of illegal drugs

    The Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Taskforce along with the Knoxville Police Department seized illegal drugs at a Knoxville home Wednesday night and a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • GOP passes bill opponents say will gut public unions

    DES MOINES (AP) — Public sector unions in Iowa will have less authority to negotiate working conditions for teachers, nurses and correctional officers ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Woman accused of stealing from mom’s account to gamble

    OSAGE — A northern Iowa woman accused of stealing from her mother has been charged with theft.Marily ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Man charged in cold case expected to plead guilty

    IOWA CITY — A man charged with the 1995 slaying of an Iowa City woman is expected to enter a guilty plea Friday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Des Moines Performing Arts announces 2017 summer camps

    DES MOINES — Each summer Des Moines Performing Arts offers young people throughout the Midwest the opportunity to explore their interest in performing ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • UI provost leaving to be president of Florida college

    IOWA CITY — The longtime No. 2 administrator at the University of Iowa is leaving to become president of a Florida college that focuses on aerospace e ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Court rejects landowner challenge to pipeline

    DES MOINES (AP) — A district court judge has ruled against 14 Iowa landowners who sued to block the Dakota Access pipeline from crossing their propert ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Board seeking changes in feedlot siting matrix

    CHARLES CITY — Floyd County has joined other counties in seeking changes to the state’s master matrix for siting animal feeding operations. The Board ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Man arrested for threatening transgender student

    NEVADA — Police in central Iowa have arrested a man they say left messages at a high school threatening to kill a transgender student there.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Iowa Senate holds all-night debate

    DES MOINES — Democrats in the Republican-controlled Iowa Senate have debated through the night to delay voting on a bill that would eliminate most col ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Second deer harvest to check for deadly disease

    DES MOINES — Iowa officials are planning a second special deer harvest in northeast Iowa to test the animals for chronic wasting disease.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Ex-crime panel exec facing sex abuse allegation

    FAIRFIELD — A former executive director of the South Iowa Crime Commission who faces child sex abuse charges was cited in a state audit report Wednesd ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • GOP poised to tame political force with bargaining bill

    DES MOINES (AP) — A plan by Republican lawmakers in Iowa to pass a bill that would cut most collective bargaining rights for public workers could also ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Debate over Iowa collective bargaining bill stretches hours

    DES MOINES (AP) — Legislative debate stretched several hours Tuesday night at the Iowa Capitol as Republican lawmakers tried to fast track votes on a ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Walker, Iowa Republicans talk before union vote

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he spoke with Republicans in neighboring Iowa as they prepared to vote on a bill that would elim ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Iowa woman gets probation in lottery theft case

    STORM LAKE — A northwest Iowa woman who tried to have her boyfriend claim a $250,000 lottery prize has been given probation.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Man gets probation for texting and driving

    FORT DODGE — A central Iowa man has been sentenced to probation for texting when his pickup truck collided with a car, killing two people. Twenty-one- ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Audit: No proof ISU president had waivers for guns

    AMES — An audit is questioning whether Iowa State University President Steven Leath violated policy by storing and transporting firearms in campus hou ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Officials ID body of man found dead in park

    WEVER — Authorities have identified a man whose body was found in an eastern Iowa park.The body of 4 ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Former day care workers get probation in child injury case

    DES MOINES — A mother and daughter whose neglect led to a child in their care being injured have been sentenced to two years’ probation.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • The Maytags will perform Saturday at the Orpheum

    MARSHALLTOWN – The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature The Maytags in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday. Known as a soulful and sultry seven- ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Scholarships available for in-demand manufacturing training

    Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a nonprofit initiative spreading the word about career opportunities in manufacturing, is offering 15 $500 scholarship ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Altoona workshop on farmland values, ownership is Feb. 17

    ALTOONA —  The value of an average acre of good Iowa farmland has fallen for the third consecutive year, the first time that has happened since the 19 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • 2017 Iowa Soybean Asso. Research Conference Tues. and Wed.

    The 2017 Iowa Soybean Association Research Conference is set for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention at the Iowa Eve ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Department of Ag releases Water Quality Initiative scale-up plan

    Iowa House and Senate committees were presented with a review of water quality coordination efforts last week. The Iowa Department of Agriculture, the ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Iowa Art Council call for Iowa Women’s Art Exhibition artwork submissions

    DES MOINES — Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Arts Council have announced an open call for female artists to submit art for the Iowa Women’s Art ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Man fatally shot at hotel during concert

    DAVENPORT — Iowa authorities say an Illinois man has been fatally shot during a concert at a Davenport hotel. Davenport police were sent to the Hotel ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Man killed wife and slit own throat before crash, police say

    DES MOINES — Authorities say a man killed his wife at her Des Moines home and then slit his throat before crashing into the back of a semitrailer on I ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • ISU loses appeal in marijuana T-shirt case

    DES MOINES (AP) — In a case that free speech advocates are calling a victory for college students everywhere regardless of their political views, a fe ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Nonprofit considers future in senior housing

    CLEAR LAKE — Officials at an organization that provides services to those with disabilities are considering turning the nonprofit’s 80-acre Clear Lake ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Police injure gunman who took over convenience store

    WATERLOO — Waterloo Police shot and wounded a gunman who took over a convenience store over the weekend.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Big crowd at Iowa Capitol for collective bargaining hearing

    DES MOINES (AP) — More than 1,000 people were gathering at the state Capitol for a legislative hearing about a bill that would dramatically change Iow ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Man, son died in fire, but man’s daughter escaped

    KEYSTONE — Authorities say a man and his son have died and his daughter has been injured in a Benton County house fire.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Small groups rally at Planned Parenthoods in Iowa, Nebraska

    COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) — About two dozen people showed up Saturday to protest outside of Council Bluffs’ Planned Parenthood clinic, carrying the same mes ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Man pleads guilty to receiving child pornography

    CLARION — A Clarion man pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving child pornography.Jonathan Dean ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Toledo residents unsure how to use former Iowa Juvenile Home

    TOLEDO (AP) — Residents of a central Iowa city are unsure what they want the state to do with a 27-acre former state juvenile home that Gov. Terry Bra ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Police investigating deaths of woman, suspect in her slaying

    DES MOINES — Authorities are investigating the Des Moines slaying of a woman and the crash death of a male suspect.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • U of Iowa tightening tuition rules on out-of-state students

    IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa is tightening the rules for incoming out-of-state students seeking in-state residency after beginning their studies ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Iowa aware of only handful of improper votes

    IOWA CITY — Iowa’s top elections official, who is pushing for a voter identification requirement that could make it harder for some to vote, has only ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Day care worker arrested, after going to work drunk

    DES MOINES — A Grimes day care worker has been arrested after sheriff’s deputies say she showed up to work drunk. First Steps Child Care officials cal ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Police injure gunman who took over convenience store

    WATERLOO — Waterloo Police shot and wounded a gunman who took over a convenience store over the weekend.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:19 am