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Iowa City Administrator's Trial for 'Felonious Misconduct' set

(The Graphic Advocate) LAKE CITY – A date has been set for the trial of Lake City Administrator Eric Wood on charges of…


More questions than answers in Iowa police chief's sudden ouster

(Eldora Herald Ledger) ELDORA – City officials in Eldora have refused to comment on why Police Chief Anthony Schrad was placed on leave or why he has now resigned with little notice, saying only that it is a "private personnel matter" and…


Donors double amount Iowa teen ordered to pay family of her accused rapist

(Reuters) DES MOINES – Donations for an Iowa teenager poured in on Thursday, doubling the $150,000 amount a court ordered her to pay the family of a man whom she killed after he allegedly sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions.


'Iowa Mama Bear' charged with harassing, false child abuse claims

(The DesMoines Register) ANKENY, IA – Far right internet influencer Kimberly Reicks, 39, who founded the anti-vax, anti-mask anti-LGBTQ+, anti-CDC group Iowa Mama Bears, has been charged with harrassment and falsely reporting child abuse after a falling out with…


Iowa woman hit by train

(Ida County Courier) IDA GROVE, IA – Railway workers were unable to stop a train when a woman attempted to cross the tracks in its path. Emergency crews…


'Conflict of interest' possible after payment to Iowa mayor's business

(The Graphic Advocate) LAKE CITY, IA – Payments of nearly $12,000 to the Lake City Mayor Tyler Hold's business and 'questionable' donations of $5,000 and $10,000 raised flags in an annual audit. City consults legal council.


Luke Bryan Booed in Iowa, Turns It Into a Joke at Blake Shelton's Expense [Watch]

(Taste of Country) BOONE, IA– Luke Bryan has a passionate, devoted fanbase that’s usually game to play along with all of his onstage hijinks, but apparently, even fans as loving as Bryan’s have their limits. The country superstar issued some fighting words during a stop on his Farm Tour in Boone, Iowa…


Iowa Plant closing to cost 50 jobs

(Postville Herald) MONONA, IA – Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) announced that it will be closing its Monona plant. According to multiple sources, employes were told…


Hinners murder trial granted continuance

(The Graphic Advocate) POMEROY, IA - The trial of a Pomeroy man for allegedly killing his brother has been delayed. A pre-trial hearing in the case of Michael Kenneth Hinners, 66, saw both the prosecution and defense asking for a continuance. The stated reason was…


Low water level on Mississippi River hurts US grain shipping

(AFP) NEW YORK, NY – A lack of rainfall in the central United States has brought the mighty Mississippi River to its lowest depth in years, causing headaches for shippers and squeezing farmers who rely on the busy waterway to take their product to the Gulf of Mexico. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the river's depth…


Iowa TV news anchor comes out as trans on the air

(Pop Crush) Des Moines, IA – Des Moines, Iowa, news reporter Nora J. S. Reichardt is being celebrated after coming out as a transgender woman. In September, the 24-year-old, who has worked at Local 5 News since July 2021, began the process of her medical transition. Now, she’s reintroducing herself to her community, beginning with…


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