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Proposed improvement for U.S. 218 in Bremer County to be discussed June 2 in Janesville

Ames, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Tuesday, June 2, to discuss the proposed improvements along U.S. 218/Iowa 27 corridor from the Cedar River bridges at Janesville north to the Iowa 116/Business U.S. 218 interchange at Waverly, in Bremer County. The completed environmental assessment will also be available. All


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** Note: Shallow depth of field

Today’s Local State Track Schedule (5/21)

The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union will hold their State Track Meets today at the Blue Oval in Des Moines.  Your local and area sports leader will have hourly updates of our local athletes who will be competing.  In addition, Erik Hoefer is down in Des Moines and


Funeral Announcement

Margaret “Peg” Bowe, 63, Osage

Margaret “Peg” Von Tersch Bowe, born August 11, 1951, in Osage, Iowa, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, as a result of a motorcycle accident. Cremation has taken place. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Inurnment


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FC Board Of Supervisors Meeting Agenda For May 26th, 2015

Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday May 26th, 2015 beginning at 9:00am in the Floyd County Courthouse Board Room. Items on the agenda include: Approve agenda Public Comment Review/Action regarding approval of May 11, 12, and 18, 2015 minutes Review/Action regarding approval of claims Review/Action regarding Resolution


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  • Ames teen arrested in attempted child abduction May 22, 2015
    A teenager is facing charges after police in Ames responded to a call about an attempted child abduction early this morning. Residents of a home in Ames told police they sleeping when they were awakened just before 1 a.m. to a commotion. They found a young man had entered their home and pulled a child […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Garner woman dies in 3-car crash on U.S. Highway 18 May 22, 2015
    Authorities have released more information about a fatal three-vehicle crash that happened Thursday near Garner in north-central Iowa. The Iowa State Patrol reports the accident happened on U.S. Highway 18 shortly after 4:45 p.m. as two vehicles were eastbound on the road with a westbound vehicle crossing the center line, striking the first eastbound vehicle, […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Deaths of infants leads to warning about sleeping with babies May 22, 2015
    Parents are being warned about the dangers of sharing a bed with babies following the apparent accidental suffocation deaths of three infants within the last week in Des Moines. In all three cases, a parent had been sleeping with the child in their bed and woke to find the baby wasn’t breathing. Janna Day, with […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Iowa’s governor honors slain Omaha policewoman May 22, 2015
    Iowa’s governor has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff Tuesday in honor of the Omaha police officer who was killed in the line of duty this week. Twenty-nine-year-old Kerrie Orozco was shot and killed Wednesday while serving an arrest warrant on a known gang member in Omaha. Orozco was a native of Walnut, Iowa, and […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Drop in farm income raises concern at Fed Reserve Bank May 22, 2015
    Farm income is falling for many growers in Iowa and across the region as credit conditions weaken. Nathan Kauffman, the Omaha branch executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, says lower crop prices and high input costs have cut profit margins and raised concerns about the ability of farmers to repay loans down […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor

RSS National News

  • Despite crash, these things are safe, Marines say May 22, 2015
  • ISIS extends hold on ancient city May 22, 2015
    ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and two Iraqi security officials said on Friday the terror group took control of the Iraqi town of Husayba, pushing east from Palmyra.
  • Michael Sam to play in Canada May 22, 2015
    Michael Sam, who was the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, finally will get to play football again.
  • Clinton emails released May 22, 2015
    The State Department could release its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State as early as Friday, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
  • Same-sex marriage here? Maybe May 22, 2015
    Irish voters were choosing Friday whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.
  • Actress, 37, too old to romance 55-year-old May 22, 2015
    Here we go again, Hollywood.
  • New species: Feathered dino, morbid wasp May 22, 2015
    An international committee of taxonomists selected their top 10 favorite new species for the annual list by State University of New York's College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
  • The absolutely must-see movie I never saw May 22, 2015
    "I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse." "You had me at 'hello.'" "I'll have what she's having." "Say 'hello' to my little friend!" "Nobody puts Baby in a corner."
  • Mansion killings suspect charged May 22, 2015
    Feds tracked him to New York, then back to Maryland before nabbing him in Washington. FULL STORY
  • Why more women are going 'Wild' May 22, 2015
    If your idea of a vacation with friends involves a giant margarita, poolside massages or slot machines, you might be surprised by the latest travel trend. Grab your hiking boots and backpacks — more and more people are planning vacations that feature tents instead of hotel rooms, and Nalgenes instead of tropical cocktails.