Iowa State News
Former ISU researcher who faked AIDS experiments sentenced to prison
A former Iowa State University researcher who admitted he faked data to make it appear an experimental AIDS vaccine was working will serve nearly 5 years in prison. Fifty-seven-year-old Dong Pyou Han had been charged with four counts of making a false statement and ended up pleading guilty to two counts. Prosecutors say Han spiked […]Full Post...
June comes in as 22nd wettest on record
The just-ended month of June was the 10th wettest June on record for Des Moines, with records dating back 136 years, while for the state overall, it was the 22nd wettest June. State climatologist Harry Hillaker says the statewide average for rainfall was just slightly above normal at 6.5 inches, but a few sections of […]Full Post...
New law makes growlers more available across the state
A new law beginning today expands the availability of containers of beer known as growlers. Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division spokesperson Robert Bailey says the growlers are jug-like containers that range in size from 32 to 72 ounces — and are already sold at craft breweries and brew pubs. “The new part is that now convenience stores […]Full Post...
Rand Paul warns a ‘day of reckoning’ may be ahead for stock market (AUDIO)
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is warning a stock market crash may be ahead because the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates from fluctuating. “People say, ‘Oh, we can just do that forever,'” Paul said today. “I don’t think so. I think there’ll be a day of reckoning.” Paul is in the midst of a […]Full Post...
Congressman Steve King praises Donald Trump’s ‘scrappiness’
Iowa Congressman Steve King has come under fire in the past for making controversial comments about immigrants and King now is coming to the defense of GOP candidate Donald Trump. In mid-June when Trump formally entered the presidential race, Trump said some of the people coming into this country from Mexico are “people with problems” like […]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!