Columbus Junction infant dies, father charged
An Iowan infant, who suffered head injuries allegedly caused by her father, died over the weekend. Four-month-old Marleen Jimenez was admitted to University of Iowa Hospitals on January 19th. Authorities say she died on Saturday. The girl’s father, 21-year-old Oscar Jimenez of Columbus Junction, was arrested last Tuesday and charged with multiple acts of child […]Full Post...
Creston woman charged with stealing thousands from employer
A southwest Iowa woman was arrested Monday on charges that she stole a large sum of money from her employer. Forty-four-year-old Lyndsay Huntsman of Creston was fired from her job as office manager of Creston Automotive in October of last year. That’s when Creston Police launched an investigation into missing money from the business. On […]Full Post...
‘Out of an abundance of caution’ Branstad to stay overnight in hospital
Governor Terry Branstad will stay overnight in a Des Moines hospital where he’s being treated for “flu-like symptoms.” Jimmy Centers, a spokesman for the governor issued a statement late this afternoon, saying Branstad is “currently alert and resting comfortably.” Centers said Branstad is “being observed and hydrated” and will be kept overnight “out of an […]Full Post...
Hawkeye coach not sure if White will be ready to play Saturday
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery hopes senior forward Aaron White will be available on Saturday when the Hawkeyes host Wisconsin. White suffered a shoulder “stinger” in Saturday’s loss at Purdue and sat out most of the game. “It’s gonna be painful, and hopefully it’s probably a function of what kid of grade it is, it looks […]Full Post...
AIB College of Business merging with University of Iowa (audio)
The University of Iowa is increasing its presence in central Iowa with the announcement today that the AIB College of Business in Des Moines will become the U-I Des Moines campus. University of Iowa president Sally Mason joined AIB president Nancy Williams to reveal the details. “The idea for this merger stemmed from a casual […]Full Post...
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