Legislator recognizes 110th birthday of Carlisle woman
A woman in central Iowa is celebrating her 110th birthday today. State Senator Julian Garrett of Indianola offers some perspective on Tressa Bartholomew’s longevity. “When she was born Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States,” Garrett says. There were only 45 states in the union when Bartholomew was born in 1905. “She still lives […]Full Post...
Iowa storm chasers catch video of big storms in Nebraska, Oklahoma
A storm-chasing team from Iowa has provided live video of some major storms in other states, including the twin tornadoes that devastated a small town in northeast Nebraska last year. Ben McMillan is a member of the Iowa Storm Chasing Network, which live-streamed the video that was picked up by local television and national networks. “Our […]Full Post...
Dubuque man sent to prison over unregistered shotgun
An eastern Iowa man is going to prison for more then seven years for possessing an unregistered gun. Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Michael Edmonds of Dubuque admitted in June of last year to one count of possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun. He admitted to possessing the shotgun that had a barrel of less than 18 inches […]Full Post...
Branstad defends tax incentives for HyVee
Governor Terry Branstad says the Hy-Vee supermarket chain is a “good corporate citizen” and deserves the $7.5 million in state tax incentives it has been awarded for expansion of its corporate headquarters in West Des Moines. “We’re very blessed to have a company of that magnitude,” Branstad says. “Hy-Vee is a great corporate citizen. They’re located all […]Full Post...
Mason City police investigate another case of illegal pet dumping
A second case of illegal pet dumping is under investigation in northern Iowa. A gas station employee on Mason City’s north side saw someone throw a black garbage bag Thursday into the trash bin outside of the business. That bag contained eight newborn kittens, which were taken to the Mason City Stray Animal Shelter where […]Full Post...
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