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Searchers Find Body in Union County Lake

CRESTON, Iowa (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a person who may have drowned while fishing on a Union County lake.

KCCI-TV reports someone called authorities Monday evening to report an empty boat on Twelve Mile Lake, about four miles Read More »

Eastern Iowa Added to Presidential Disaster Request

DES MOINES, Iowa – Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday asked President Obama to designate 22 counties in Iowa eligible for federal disaster relief services.

Branstad signed a letter to be delivered to Obama requesting a presidential disaster decl Read More »

Palo Teen Taken Into Custody Following Multi-County Chase

LINN COUNTY, Iowa — Cedar Rapids police and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office confirm one man is in custody Tuesday morning after he led authorities on a high-speed chase on Interstate 380.

Police say their investigation actually began around Read More »

US Treasury Secretary Visiting Davenport Area

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will visit the Davenport area to tour a manufacturing plant.

Lew is scheduled to travel to Iowa on Tuesday. He’ll tour Alcoa’s Davenport Works facility, which produces aluminum Read More »

Marion Names Female Fire Chief, One of Two in Iowa

MARION, Iowa — After about three months as interim chief and 23 years with the Marion Fire Department, Deb Krebill was named the city’s next fire chief on Tuesday. Krebill joins a rare group statewide when it comes to other women fire chiefs, a po Read More »

Dubuque Following Food Truck Trend

DUBUQUE, Iowa - The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce awarded the food truck called “Beauty and the Beef” as the most promising new business of the year.

But Dubuque isn’t the only community noticing. Food trucks are a growing trend nationwi Read More »

Motorcyclists Remember Longtime Figure on Iowa Roadways

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Motorcyclists in Eastern Iowa came together this week to say goodbye to a beloved “mother” of their group.

Friends and family gathered Monday to celebrate the life of Margaret Wilson, a business owner and well-known moto Read More »

Iowa Students Could Win Free Tuition For Buying Football Tickets

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Five University of Iowa students who buy 2014 season football tickets will win free tuition for a year, the University’s athletic department announced Tuesday morning.

The tuition, estimated at around $8,000, based on curre Read More »

Iowa Store Owner Imprisoned for Machine Gun Sale

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa gun store owner has been given 14 months in prison for selling a machine gun.

The Quad-City Times says Larry Brauer was sentenced on Monday. He owns Lone Wolf Outdoor Supplies in Calamus.

The Bure Read More »

Schools & Families Deal with Rising Number of Kids with Food Allergies

LINN COUNTY, Iowa — Every three minutes a serious food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room.

That’s according to the organization FARE, or Food Allergy Research and Education.

Studies show food allergies are impacting Read More »

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