Herbert Hoover Presidential Library opens exhibit of signed baseballs
If you’re tired of winter, an exhibit about the “boys of summer” might warm your spirits. The only Iowan to be elected president was a tremendous baseball fan. The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum is opening a new exhibit this weekend called “The Signature of Baseball.” Curator Melanie Wier says they’ll display some of […]Full Post...
Deere spokesman says layoffs should not be a surprise
Deere and Company will lay off 900 workers in Iowa and Illinois to handle an anticipated declines in sales of farm equipment. Deere announced Friday, that 565 employees at three Waterloo facilities will lose their jobs, along with 300 at the Des Moines Works in Ankeny. Company spokesman, Ken Golden, says no one should be surprised. […]Full Post...
Supreme Court says doctor helping juror is cause for retrial
The Iowa Supreme Court says a Des Moines doctor who helped a juror during his malpractice trial should have to be retried after the verdict came back in his favor. Doctor John Sweetman and Doctor Jennifer Booth were accused of malpractice after Booth performed a hysterectomy on Mary Jack in 2009. Sweetman an anesthesiologist was […]Full Post...
Man wanted for murder in Iowa arrested in Missouri
A man wanted in the killing of another man in southeast Iowa nearly three weeks ago has been captured in a suburb of St. Louis. Ottumwa Police Lieutenant Jason Bell says investigators learned 24-year-old Dustin McDanel might be staying at an apartment in Richmond Heights, Missouri and they went to the home late this morning. […]Full Post...
Iowa Bike Expo rolls into Des Moines
While the winter winds howl this weekend, bicycling enthusiasts from across Iowa will be warm, toasty and indoors, kicking tires, planning bike trips and sampling new cycling technology. The annual Iowa Bike Expo is scheduled for Saturday at the Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines. The event is being organized by Mark Wyatt, of […]Full Post...
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