Iowa State News
Huckabee: shield same-sex marriage opponents from ‘persecution or prosecution’
Republican candidate Mike Huckabee promises that on his first day as president he’d issue an executive order to provide new legal protections to businesses, schools and religious institutions that oppose same-sex marriage. “There will be no persecution or prosecution of those who wish to exercise the restraints and the deep felt convictions of their conscience and that […]Full Post...
Supreme Court rules on searching items in a car
The Iowa Supreme Court issued a split ruling on what’s required in the search of items in a vehicle. A Davenport police officer searched a safe in Jesse Gaskins’ car after Gaskins admitted he had been smoking a joint when he was pulled over for an expired license plate. Officers found a loaded handgun, pipes […]Full Post...
Iowa State University hosting open house at Insect Zoo
While many Iowa communities have tractor pulls, only Ames will be holding a cockroach pull this week, in addition to roach races. The Insect Zoo at Iowa State University is hosting its first open house tomorrow. Zoo coordinator Ginny Mitchell says a wide assortment of multi-legged creatures — from crabs to walking sticks to scorpions […]Full Post...
Iowa City police spokesman confident justice will be done in Chinese student’s death
A spokesman for the Iowa City Police Department says they were able to work through any international barriers to lead to the arrest in the death of an Iowa State University student. Chinese authorities arrested Xiangnan Li — a student at the University of Iowa — in the death of Tong Shao, who had attended […]Full Post...
Former Des Moines Police Chief to run Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
Governor Terry Branstad has elevated a former Des Moines Police Chief to the top spot at the academy where law enforcement officers are trained. Judy Bradshaw retired last October from the Des Moines Police Department and was soon tapped by Branstad to be assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. The academy’s director Arlen […]Full Post...
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Genealogy 101 // 07/21/2015
Yup... That would be our "Woody"
interviewing a sheep at our local
Webster City Hy-Vee!
Look closely! Picture taken on
Memorial Day, May 25th, 2015
during a Severe Thunderstorm
right outside of Webster City. No worries... this is not a tornado.
This is just a peculiar rain coming
down in one spot.
Boys from T&T Line-X did a
great job recording!