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VINTON — After 113 years in business, Alco is closing all its stores, after filing for bankruptcy last month.
The company traditionally served smaller communities with limited access to other retail chains. It has 10 stores in Iowa, includi Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says egg production in Iowa was as a record high in October at 1.41 billion eggs.
The department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says that number is up 3 percent from Sept Read More »
MASON CITY (AP) — A 28-year-old Des Moines man has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for a stabbing in Clear Lake in September.
The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that Jose Ramos was sentenced this week after pleading guilty in Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Ankeny High School teacher has been sentenced after pleading guilty to having sex with a 17-year-old student.
KCCI-TV reports Mandy Davenport was sentenced Friday to two years of probation. She also will be l Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — About 300 competed in the Special Olympics Eastern Iowa state bowling tournament, Saturday.
It was held at Westdale Bowling Center in Cedar Rapids.
Players qualified by coming in first during area competitions all around Read More »
SLOAN, Iowa (AP) — Five people have been killed and three others taken to a hospital in serious condition after a head-on crash east of Sloan.
Woodbury County Sheriff Dave Drew tells the Sioux City Journal the crash happened about 3:30 p.m. Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.5 percent in October, down from 4.6 percent in September.
Iowa Workforce Development announced the rate Friday, noting that Iowa’s labor force is at an all-time high of 1 Read More »
DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad opened what he called a “challenging” budget cycle Friday with hearings on a fiscal 2016 spending plan and a swelling list of demands fueled by multiyear commitments, higher costs and surprise developments.
FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Cleanup of a hog manure spill near Fairfield is under way and is expected to be completed by Saturday.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a tanker truck hauling manure for Porter Farms went off a road and in Read More »
AKRON, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested a 37-year-old Akron man after they say he twice threatened to blow up the White House.
The Sioux City Journal reports that Jeremy Herbert called the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office Thursday afternoon Read More »
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