New Hampton, IA – It is now easier to remember where to vote in New Hampton with all wards now voting in the same location. County Auditor Joan Knoll want to make sure that everyone knows that voting for all Wards, 1 through 4 in New Hampton will be held at the Chickasaw Events Center.…
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union continued their volleyball playoffs last night with the first round of classes 3A, 4A, and 5A. The Charles City Comet volleyball team received a first round bye last night and will host the regional semi final on Thursday night against Waverly Shell Rock. The Osage Green Devil volleyball…
James “Jim” Helfter, age 72, of Sherrard, Illinois, died Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, Illinois. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014, at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage, Iowa, with Pastoral Minister Annette Uker officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in New…
Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 12:30 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Wallace State Office Building north parking lot, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. Commissions will tour the DMACC watershed and Big Creek State Park prior to the meeting leaving the…
- McCain says Ernst’s military service would be ‘asset’ in SenateArizona Senator John McCain is campaigning with Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst today. “Iowans are concerned about out national security, about the treatment of our veterans and the need to fix that,” McCain says. “I think they realize that Joni is exactly the kind of person with her experience and background, also in the […]
- Shenandoah man arrested in 2009 death of girlfriendState investigators believe they’ve solved a more than five-year-old murder case in southwest Iowa. Iowa DCI Special Agent in Charge Darrell Simmons says a Shenandoah man was arrested this afternoon for the July 2009 shooting death of 29-year-old Holly Durbin. Simmons says 34-year-old Brian Davis was Durbin’s boyfriend. Davis was long considered the prime suspect, […]
- Hillary Clinton rallies with Braley backers in eastern Iowa (AUDIO)Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigned for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley in Cedar Rapids this afternoon, speaking to about 400 supporters crowded into a union hall. “This race comes down to one question about all others: Who’s on your side?'” Clinton said, and people in the crowd responded: “Bruce.” Clinton continued: “That’s […]
- Moville teen being evaluated after threats that led to 4 school lockdownsA teenager was taken into custody today for allegedly making threats that led to the lock down of four schools around Sioux City. Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew says the parents of 16-year-old Matthew Maxwell of Moville had not heard from him since 9:30 last night. He had reportedly taken a gun to Siouxland Christian […]
- Iowa opens basketball season SundayThe college basketball season tips off this week. The Iowa Hawkeyes host Northwood of Florida in an exhibition game on Sunday afternoon. Mike Gesell, Anthony Clemmons and junior college transfer Trey Dickerson have all been working at point guard. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says, “All of their games are a little bit different as well, […]
- Dynasty: Giants Win Third World Series in Five YearsGiants ace Madison Bumgarner came out of the bullpen after four innings and, on two days rest, absolutely dazzled in Game 7 of the World Series.
- World Series Mayhem: One Person Shot in Giants PartyOne person was shot in as San Francisco burst into celebrations following the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory, police said.
- San Francisco Giants Win World Series, Third in Five Years
- Poison Likely Killed Utah Family of Five: PoliceThe five people were all found last month in the same room with cups next to their bodies in Springville, Utah.
- Maine Nurse Steps Outside, Vows to Fight QuarantineKaci Hickox, the nurse who returned from treating Ebola patients in Africa, said she will fight Maine officials seeking a mandatory quarantine order.
- Pilot Dies in Military Jet Crash in CaliforniaThe small single-seat jet crashed just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, near Point Mugu in Ventura County.
- National Guard Called Out as Lava Nears Hawaii HomesLava from the Kilauea volcano flow inched to within 100 feet of a home in the Hawaiian town of Pahoa on Wednesday, civil defense officials said.
- One Dead in Military Jet Crash in CaliforniaThe small single-seat jet crashed just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, near Point Mugu in Ventura County.
- 'Mandatory': Maine Pushes Forward With Quarantine RuleMaine Health Commissioner Mary Mayhew said the state will seek a court order mandating that a nurse recently returned from Africa obey a quarantine.
- Not So Wise: Utah Man Charged With Chasing Owl in ParagliderLocal celebrity and TV pitchman Dell Schanze, 45, faces up to $100,000 in fines and more than a year in jail for allegedly harassing a migratory bird.