Charles City, IA – Another very successful Spook walk was held in Charles City Thurs night. Adrian Squier from the Charles City Chamber says it may have been the very best one yet: This was the 19th consecutive Spook walk and kids, parents and businesses all came out for the fun, and almost all got into…
The Nashua Plainfield Husky Volleyball team was able to advance out of the first round of the Class 1A Region 5 tournament last night with a 3 sets to zero sweep of Riceville. Sets went 25-14, 25-10, 25-22. Briley Fisher was on fire for the Huskies last night as she recorded 17 kills and Kayla…
Raymond H. Jakel age 89 of Nashua, Iowa, died Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Nashua with Pastor Bill Nielson presiding. Internment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in…
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…
- King, Mowrer engage in feisty debate October 24, 2014The two major party candidates in Iowa’s fourth congressional district engaged in a bit of verbal combat tonight during a televised debate held at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. Democrat Jim Mowrer of Boone criticized Congressman Steve King of Kiron for suggesting the American soldiers being sent into west Africa to deal with the […]O. Kay Henderson
- Former Clinton man given prison time for bank robbery October 23, 2014A former Clinton man has been sentenced to prison for robbing a bank last year. Police said 22-year-old Shane Hoiland entered the Lyon’s branch of the Clinton National Bank on February 25, 2013 and handed a teller a note demanding money. He left with cash that the teller placed in a paper bag. Hoiland was […]Pat Curtis
- High School football playoff pairings will use a new format this year October 23, 2014The pairings for the upcoming high school football playoffs will have a much different look this season. Gone is the format from the past few years where the entire bracket is released for all six classes and instead the pairings will be put together after each round. Todd Tharp of the Iowa High School Athletic […]Todd Kimm
- Davenport approves a coyote hunting ordinance October 23, 2014Residents of one of eastern Iowa’s largest cities may soon have fewer coyotes to torment them. Davenport aldermen have unanimously approved an ordinance allowing people who live on at least 10 acres of land inside city limits to hunt coyotes on their property. They can use either bows or shotguns. Residents say more and more […]Radio Iowa Contributor
- Regents’ discussion of tuition increase turns to talk of another freeze October 23, 2014The Board of Regents held a discussion today on a proposed tuition increase at the three state schools. That discussion quickly turned to a proposal for another tuition freeze. Regent Larry McKibben of Marshalltown says he is concerned about figures showing Iowa college students graduating with the sixth highest debt load in the country. “I’m […]Dar Danielson
- Frank Mankiewicz, Aide to Robert Kennedy, Dies at 90 October 24, 2014Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who announced the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, died Thursday. He was 90.
- After Ebola Diagnosis, Shrugs and Fear in New York City October 24, 2014Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes.
- Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City October 24, 2014A doctor just back from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus at New York City's Bellevue Hospital, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.M. Alex Johnson and Maggie Fox
- Parents Back Teen Accused of Plotting to Kill Them October 24, 2014Michigan authorities say 15-year-old girl and her 23-year-old boyfriend plotted to kill her entire family. WDIV's Lauren Podell reports.Tracy Connor
- Critics Slam EU's New Deal on 40 Percent Carbon Cut October 24, 2014European Union leaders say they've set a new global standard with a target to cut carbon emissions by 2030 to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels.
- Cabbage Patch Kid: Girl Fights Hunger With Crops October 23, 2014Each night this week, NBC's Nightly News will catch up with the subjects of some of its most popular stories in the "Making a Difference" series.
- 'Compelled': Ebola Survivor Tells Why He Went to Liberia October 23, 2014NBC News' Kate Snow sat down with Ebola survivor and NBC News freelancer Ashoka Mukpo on Wednesday. Here are extra excerpts from their interview.
- Brian Williams: Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Skills October 23, 2014Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told a delighted Beijing audience that his Chinese is "terrible," but that he likes a challenge.Brian Williams
- Amazon Fire Phone Proves To Be an Expensive Flop October 23, 2014Amazon says it recorded a $170 million write-down in the third quarter largely related to its unsold stockpile of Fire smartphones.
- School Shifts Gears After NBC Synthetic Turf Report October 23, 2014After seeing an NBC News report on the potential health risks of artificial turf, a small school outside of Seattle plans to use different material.Monica Alba and Kevin Monahan