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  • Graceland University placed on brief lockdown

    LAMONI (AP) — Officials at a small private university in southern Iowa say a student is being questioned after the school was briefly on lockdown beca ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Winterset woman faces vehicular homicide charges

    WINTERSET (AP) — A Winterset woman has been charged with vehicular homicide following a car crash in May that killed two people.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • State races

    The Creston News Advertiser coverage area has several competitive races at the state level. With the election less than three weeks away and absentee ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • DNR investigates manure spill in Guthrie County

    “When we receive the absentee vote, we check it in with the state, then it is locked in our safe until the absentee board starts their count Nov. 4,” ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Iowa governor: I wasn't aware commissioner is gay

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and top aides say they weren’t aware that a former state official was gay when the governor asked him to resign ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Officials monitor results of diseased deer in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — It's too early to tell whether hundreds of quarantined deer in north-central Iowa testing positive for a degenerative neurological d ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Body found in car identified as ISU student

    DES MOINES (AP) — A body found in the trunk of a car in Iowa City was identified Monday as that of an Iowa State University student missing for more t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • 2 kidnapping attempts reported in Iowa

    GOWRIE (AP) — Authorities are investigating two attempted kidnappings reported in the same Iowa county.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Braley and Ernst clash in first Iowa Senate debate

    INDIANOLA (AP) — The candidates in one of the closest Senate races in the nation faced off in a testy first debate in Iowa Sunday night, with Democrat ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Sheriff: Iowa man locked 5 kids in bedroom all day

    IOWA CITY (AP) — An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend's five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours at a time without food or a ba ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:19 pm
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