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'I voted' stickers for all, less test help for many
Man who died on Big Kandi identified
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Hwy. 59 to close Tuesday near Appleton
Ramirez goal lifts Minnesota United FC over Orlando City SC
Strikeouts mount for struggling Sano
Dozier's homer leads Twins past Rays
Durant, favored Warriors shrug off parity talk
Alonso looks to return to work with Indy 500 win
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Roger Herbert Holm
Laura Ione Rasmussen
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Commentary: Health care for the future in our community
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
July 31, 2013
Salad pegged in Iowa, Neb. cyclospora outbreak
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska on Tuesday identified prepackaged salad mix as the source of a severe stomach bug that sickened hundreds of people in both states, but federal authorities said it's not clear whether cyclospora outbreaks elsewhere in...
July 31, 2013 - 7:50am
Tracking the source of stomach bug outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- State and federal investigators are trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug that has sickened 372 people in 15 states....
July 31, 2013 - 7:44am
July 19, 2013
Fulda man injured after geese hit his pickup in NW Iowa
HOSPERS, Iowa (AP) — A Minnesota man was hospitalized with injuries he received after geese smashed into his pickup truck in northwest Iowa. The Sioux City Journal reports that 33-year-old Brian Nielsen of Fulda, Minn., was injured Thursday morning after he drove through a flock...
July 19, 2013 - 10:22am
June 13, 2013
Massive storm system surges toward Mid-Atlantic states (video)
CHICAGO - A massive storm system originally forecast to affect one in five Americans from Iowa to Maryland surged Thursday toward the Mid-Atlantic...
June 13, 2013 - 7:00am
State-by-state look at Minnesota to Iowa to Mid-Atlantic storm (video)
Massive thunderstorms swept through the Midwest on Wednesday. Meteorologists warn that the line of storms could launch a weather event called...
June 13, 2013 - 7:00am
June 8, 2013
Autopsy set for body believed to be Iowa girl
BOONE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities planned to conduct an autopsy Saturday on a body found in a river that is believed to be that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted more than two weeks ago. Investigators are confident that the body a fisherman found Friday night in the Des Moines...
June 8, 2013 - 1:05pm
May 19, 2013
Tornadoes level homes in Okla., 21 injured
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) -- One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
May 19, 2013 - 10:48pm
December 6, 2012
Police scour Iowa park after hunters find 2 bodies
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) -- Investigators scoured a rural wildlife area in northeastern Iowa for clues Thursday after hunters found dead bodies believed to be those of two young cousins who vanished in July. Even as they waited for confirmation of the bodies' identities, agents involved...
December 6, 2012 - 3:46pm
December 5, 2012
Hunters find bodies believed to be 2 Iowa cousins
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) -- Hunters discovered two bodies Wednesday believed to be the young Iowa cousins who vanished five months ago while riding their bikes, authorities said. The families of 9-year-old Elizabeth Collins and 11-year-old Lyric Cook have been notified of the discovery...
December 5, 2012 - 7:45pm
November 12, 2012
Iowa athletic official resign overs sexual allegations
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A University of Iowa athletics department official who resigned this week had been accused of trading football tickets and money for sexual favors and inappropriately touching student athletes, according to an internal investigation. A six-page document outlining...
November 12, 2012 - 10:51am
April 15, 2012
Storms bear down on Midwest, tornadoes hit multiple states
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Tornadoes were spotted across the Midwest and Plains on Saturday as an outbreak of unusually strong weather struck, and...
April 15, 2012 - 6:51am
January 4, 2012
Bachmann cancels campaign trip to S.C.
The Associated Press is reporting this morning via Twitter that Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has canceled a campaign trip to South Carolina after finishing last Tuesday in the caucuses in Iowa. Bachmann had told supporters Tuesday night that she intended to continue her campaign...
January 4, 2012 - 7:51am
December 22, 2011
Commentary: Iowa's still a bookie's nightmare
OTTUMWA, Iowa -- Is Rick Santorum the next non-Romney to emerge from the pack? Could he conceivably win Iowa? That these are plausible questions tells you all you need to know about the unsettled nature of the Republican presidential contest -- particularly here, the state whose...
December 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 1, 2011
Iowa boy dies after being struck by school bus
JANESVILLE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities say an 11-year-old Janesville boy who was struck by a school bus has died of his injuries. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened around 3:50 p.m. Monday, just after Justin Bradfield got off the bus in rural Janesville. The Patrol says...
November 1, 2011 - 12:58pm
October 31, 2011
Iowa farmer dies after ammonia leaks
PILOT MOUND, Iowa (AP) -- A 74-year-old farmer has died after anhydrous ammonia leaked from a tank in central Iowa. Authorities say a hose broke, allowing the fertilizer out of the tank on Saturday morning. The accident occurred on the east side of Pilot Mound in northwestern Boone...
October 31, 2011 - 10:05am