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Ernst’s bill to ‘defund’ Planned Parenthood fails to clear Senate hurdle
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst’s bill to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed on procedural grounds Monday evening. Fifty-three senators voted to bring the bill up for consideration, but that was seven votes short of what was needed to overcome a filibuster by Democrats. Ernst said the undercover videos that sparked the effort are not […]Full Post...
Independent film festivals gaining more of an audience in Iowa
More than one dozen Iowa communities are now hosting annual independent film festivals and while they’re not yet at the level of Sundance, they’re growing in popularity — and dollars generated — every year. Liz Gilman, executive producer of Produce Iowa, the State Office of Media Production, says film festivals are drawing bigger audiences while […]Full Post...
Adams County tornado labeled an EF-1
A survey team from the National Weather Service has determined that the tornado that went through northeastern Adams County Sunday was an EF-1. The the worst damage happened about 8 miles north-northeast of Prescott. The tornado traveled south before turning northeast. Machinery and bins were hit hard, and some corn and soybeans were flattened by […]Full Post...
The next phase for the old Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison
Governor Terry Branstad says it’s unclear what may happen to the now-vacant Iowa State Penitentiary property in Fort Madison. “It’s kind of impressive or imposing,” Branstad says, “depending on how you look at it.” The prison was established in Fort Madison 176 years ago, before Iowa became a state, and on Saturday more than 500 […]Full Post...
State baseball attendance down compared to last year
Rainy weather may’ve impacted attendance at the state baseball tournament. The unofficial attendance was 26,311, about 8,000 below last year and the lowest total since 2007. The first three championship games Saturday were decided by 10 runs. Newman won its fifth state title, downing Pleasantville 10-0 in Class 1A. Clear Lake downed Columbus Catholic 11-1 […]Full Post...
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HERO Board Members Brian Miller, Zack Chizek, & Kay Ross interviewed for HERO Foundation. Other board members include (not pictured): Jeff Pingel, Holly Stroner, Jerry Kloberdanz & Jake Pulis.
Our friends at our local Webster City Hy-Vee getting ready for the Hamilton County Fair Parade!
Brian Imbus hypnotized people during the Hamilton County Fair!
Woody had fun with the Ragbri
riders on the Morning Show while
Natalie was his helper.