New Hampton, Iowa – Even though spring is barely here it’s definitely not too soon to make summer plans. In fact if you want the choice spots for some class offerings in New Hampton, Tara Hackman of the New Hampton Park and Rec Dept says you might want to get signed up NOW since…
College basketball is on a lot of people’s minds this time of year, especially with the Sweet 16 starting tonight. We will cover some college football however during this sports report. The Iowa football team opens spring drills without Jake Rudock at quarterback. The two year starter for the Hawkeyes may be transferring after C.J.…
Dr. Rulan S. Hansen, DVM, age 93, of Decorah, Iowa, died Thursday morning, March 26, 2015 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah. Graveside Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Annis Little Butte…
Charles City, Iowa – The Charles City City Council and Staff will hold a work session on Wednesday February 11th beginning at 7pm in the council chambers at City Hall. Click Here for the agenda.
- Legislator recognizes 110th birthday of Carlisle woman March 30, 2015A woman in central Iowa is celebrating her 110th birthday today. State Senator Julian Garrett of Indianola offers some perspective on Tressa Bartholomew’s longevity. “When she was born Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States,” Garrett says. There were only 45 states in the union when Bartholomew was born in 1905. “She still lives […]O. Kay Henderson
- Iowa storm chasers catch video of big storms in Nebraska, Oklahoma March 30, 2015A storm-chasing team from Iowa has provided live video of some major storms in other states, including the twin tornadoes that devastated a small town in northeast Nebraska last year. Ben McMillan is a member of the Iowa Storm Chasing Network, which live-streamed the video that was picked up by local television and national networks. “Our […]Radio Iowa Contributor
- Dubuque man sent to prison over unregistered shotgun March 30, 2015An eastern Iowa man is going to prison for more then seven years for possessing an unregistered gun. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Michael Edmonds of Dubuque admitted in June of last year to one count of possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun. He admitted to possessing the shotgun that had a barrel of less than 18 inches […]Dar Danielson
- Branstad defends tax incentives for HyVee March 30, 2015Governor Terry Branstad says the Hy-Vee supermarket chain is a “good corporate citizen” and deserves the $7.5 million in state tax incentives it has been awarded for expansion of its corporate headquarters in West Des Moines. “We’re very blessed to have a company of that magnitude,” Branstad says. “Hy-Vee is a great corporate citizen. They’re located all […]O. Kay Henderson
- Mason City police investigate another case of illegal pet dumping March 30, 2015A second case of illegal pet dumping is under investigation in northern Iowa. A gas station employee on Mason City’s north side saw someone throw a black garbage bag Thursday into the trash bin outside of the business. That bag contained eight newborn kittens, which were taken to the Mason City Stray Animal Shelter where […]Radio Iowa Contributor
- Indiana governor: 'We'll fix this' March 31, 2015Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pledged Tuesday to "fix" Indiana's controversial "religious freedom" bill to clarify that it does not condone discrimination against gays and lesbians.
- Harry Reid wouldn't 'let the bastards beat me' March 31, 2015There are two constants about Harry Reid that have stuck with him since he was a tough young man, taught to box by a manager named Spike: Never be a quitter and never look back.
- Medieval potion kills superbug March 31, 2015It might sound like a really old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.
- Check out world's tallest and fastest giga coaster March 31, 2015A theme park in North Carolina unveils Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster.
- Distraction: Doberman plays with baby March 31, 2015Check out these best friends having a great time together.
- The biggest 'Price is Right' fails March 31, 2015From George Gray's treadmill fall to a fridge door that just won't shut, here are some epic fails from the set of "The Price is Right."
- Check out guy's jerk of a cat March 31, 2015CNN Distraction: Let the cats vs. dogs debate begin!
- Opinion: Let's be honest about what this was March 31, 2015Suicide has made the news again, even though we won't call it that. Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed a plane into the Alps, taking his own life and the lives of 149 others.
- Official: Co-pilot's girlfriend surprised by what he did March 31, 2015The girlfriend of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz knew he had psychological issues but "did not know the extent of the problems," a European government official says. FULL STORY
- Poll: Hillary Clinton slips in swing states March 31, 2015Hillary Clinton's lead over her would-be GOP foes has slipped in three critical swing states as the growing controversy over her email use has dominated coverage of the likely Democratic presidential candidate.