Crude oil prices saw a sharp increase over the course of the past week, correlating with an increase across the board in gasoline and diesel fuel prices. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil rose $3.87
On Friday, May 11, Gov. Kim Reynolds will be joining many others in honoring six officers killed in the line of duty during a special ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Iowa Peace Officer’s Memorial in Des
The Diocese of Sioux City has announced that the Most Reverend R. Walker Nickless will be ordaining five new Deacons into the Catholic Church on Saturday, May 12. Those being ordained include: Dale Tigges of Sioux City;
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has reported that the 15th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day was an historic success. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa points to statistics that say drug overdoses are now the leading
Farmers have put in some long hours, making headway in getting crops in the field. According to Monday’s Iowa Crop and Progress Condition Report, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service is reporting that about 40 percent of
Two men suspected of taking part in an armed home invasion and robbery in Hartley were arrested by Storm Lake Police on Saturday. Law enforcement throughout the area had been alerted to be on the lookout for
MidAmerican Energy Company is offering consumers the opportunity to purchase trees at a discounted price. Advance purchase is required for pickup in Fort Dodge on Thursday May 10, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at John F.
Fans of the popular television series “Downton Abbey” have the chance next week to learn about the real lives of domestic servants at the Carroll Public Library. At 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, Historian, Kathy Wilson,
The Lake View Water Department will be flushing water mains this coming week in an effort to clear any unwanted materials from the lines. Crews will begin opening hydrants on Tuesday, May 8 and continue into Wednesday,
It is predicted to be a beautiful weekend, and one many people have waited months for as camping officially kicks-off in Iowa. State parks across Iowa will be hosting special programs and activities for the entire family.