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  • Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC

    BOSTON (AP) — A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston but farther south it mostly spared New York City, which slowly blinked back to life Tuesday, ca ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Iowa governor to be hospitalized overnight

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad will spend the night at a hospital "out of an abundance of caution" for what doctors believe is a viral ill ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • College news

    Simpson CollegeINDIANOLA — Justin Hayes of Creston was named to the president’s list at Simpson Coll ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Come shop at Iowa Artist Showcase

    GREENFIELD — Ed & Eva’s, located in the Warren Cultural Center on the Greenfield square, will host an Iowa Artist Showcase 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7. I ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Southwest Valley students compete at district group speech

    CORNING — Southwest Valley Schools took six entries to district group speech Saturday at Clarke in Osceola. Five received Division I ratings and advan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Businessmen draft petition challenging franchise fee

    The city's proposed franchise fee is receiving more resistance this week. Creston businessmen have drafted a petition opposing the fee and Mike Tameri ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Spokesman: Branstad taken by ambulance to hospital

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday was transported by ambulance to a hospital after falling ill at an event at a Des Moines suburb, his s ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Four charged in Osceola's double homicide

    Four Osceola residents have been charged in connection with a double homicide that occurred in the Osceola area.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Giles charged on lascivious acts with child

    Kevin Jay Giles, 43, 402 N. Oak St., was charged on a Union County warrant for lascivious acts with a child at 6:43 p.m. Thursday.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain pri ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Bar ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa by Trail app launches Android version

    The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) gave Android users another reason to get outside and enjoy the unseasonably warm January weather with the ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Eight overnight towns announced for RAGBRAI

    For the first time since the first RAGBRAI, Iowa’s annual cycling circus will launch from Sioux City and end in Davenport.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Bald eagles return to Iowa again as they migrate

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa bird watchers will be able to spot bald eagles this winter as the animals visit in search of warmer weather.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Adjusting to a new routine

    Any good workout routine requires a few changes.Curves co-owners Kari and Mindy Stalker are working ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:49 am
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