Authorities are investigating the death of a 21-year-old Iowa man who was found lying on the ground near a recreational trail in Clive. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said Sunday that Zachary Michael Paulsen was found Saturday morning. Auth
An Iowa couple has been sentenced for improperly collecting nearly $50,000 in disability benefits. U.S. Attorney Nicholas Klinefeldt's office says 45-year-old Robert Alexander and 38-year-old Maureen Alexander were both sentenced last week. Robert A
A northwest Iowa firm is prospering by creating concrete security barriers for government buildings and other projects. The Sioux City Journal reports Petersen Manufacturing's custom-made concrete planters and benches help keep office buildings and t
Evansdale police have launched a new website to provide a clearinghouse of information about the unsolved abduction and killing of two young cousins in 2012. Ten-year-old Lyric Cook and her 8-year-old cousin Elizabeth Collins disa
Authorities are searching for a Webster County inmate who escaped with another while doing laundry at the jail in Fort Dodge. Des Moines television station KCCI reports that 43-year-old Jason Sullivan and 32-year-old George
An early morning fire heavily damaged the community center in a west-central Iowa town just hours before state auditors were to arrive. Des Moines television station KCCI says the Casey Community Center burned early Wednesday. No inju
The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone. The volunteer organization based in North Dakota will help its 300th farm family in the region by the end of the year. Farm Rescue plants and ha
Attendance at the Iowa State Fair was down but more people rode buses to reach the fairgrounds. The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority says ridership between park-and-rides and the fairground was 221,188 during the 11-day
No one was injured after a homeowner using a small excavator tore open a residential natural gas line in Dubuque. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that the accident and resulting gas leak occurred around 10 a.m. Saturday.
Davenport residents upset over a cellphone tower placed in the middle of a city park say they believe city officials did not follow local laws and regulations in approving the structure. The Quad-City Times reports that 180-foot t
A western Iowa woman has died in a two vehicle crash that has left another man fighting for his life in an Omaha, Nebraska hospital. The Council Bluffs Nonpareil reports that the crash of a car and a sport utility vehicle happened aro
A judge has dramatically increased bail for a man accused of gunning down a Burlington bicyclist earlier this month. The Burlington Hawk Eye reports that bail for 38-year-old Joshua Royer, of Burlington, was increased to $1 milli
Authorities say a 27-year-old was fatally shot by a Fort Madison police officer after he allegedly brandished a knife during a chase. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says officers were called to a report of a man slashing vehicle tires with a
A narrowly focused medical marijuana law just took effect in Iowa, but advocates are already hoping they can expand access to the drug for the chronically ill. State lawmakers this year approved legislation allowing the use of oi
The state gambling commission plans to meet Thursday in Jefferson to visit the site of a proposed new casino, hear a formal presentation and take public comments. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will gather information and
The Cubs are off to an inauspicious beginning in the 2014 baseball season winning four games and losing ten. The first two games of the season the Cubs lost extra inning decisions one of which was a 16 inning affair. The last two games played a doubleheader with the Yankees they were shut out in both games . The last time that happened was in 1962. The Japanese star Tanaka held the Cubs to
Funeral services for 66 year old Larry Stoelk of Lake View will be Saturday at 10:30am at the United Methodist Church in Lake View with burial at the Westside Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll from 5-7pm on Friday. The casket will be moved to the church @ 9 Saturday morning where visitation will resume until time of services. Larry Stoelk
Funeral services for 26 year old Robert Snyder of Halbur will be Saturday at 10am at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll with burial at the Carroll City Cemetery. Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 5pm Friday where there will be a Prayer Service at 7 Friday evening. Visitation will resume at the funeral home after 9 Saturday morning until time of service.
Funeral services for 80 year old Mary McIlrath of Wisconsin, formerly of Lake City, will be Saturday at 11am at the Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with burial at the Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9:30 Saturday morning until time of services. Condolences may be left @ lampefuneralhome.com.