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Iowa fans can expect lines, extra security at Nebraska game
Hawkeye football fans who are headed to Nebraska for Friday’s final game of the regular season need to plan to leave early — due to the weather, the crowds and increased security measures. Forecasters says icy roads could make travel a challenge, and once in Lincoln, up to 90,000 fans are expected to pack into […]Full Post...
SW IA farmer carves half-an-acre long replacement ‘yard sign’ in field
A southwest Iowa farmer has carved the first name of his favorite presidential candidate into the landscape. “I had a couple of yard signs stolen and I was out on my tractor there that day and it just kind of hit me. I though: ‘Geez. I’ve got a perfect place for this.’ It’s soybean stubble […]Full Post...
Des Moines woman charged in accident that killed two people
Des Moines Police Sergeant Paul Parizek says investigators have confirmed their suspicions about a traffic crash this month that killed two people. “The evidence at the scene, some things put us on the path to believe that excessive speed and possible impairment might have been significant contributing factors to this accident,” Parizek said. The crash […]Full Post...
Appeals Court upholds Cambridge man’s murder conviction
The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Cambridge man who was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife. A jury found Jeremy Cory guilty shooting his wife Vallerie to death in their home in 2014. The evidence showed Cory remained at home with his wife’s decomposing body […]Full Post...
Cedar Rapids taking donations to clear parking meter fines
Cedar Rapids is forgiving downtown parking violation fines during the next month, exchanging those parking tickets for gifts to agencies serving homeless and needy families. Doug Neumann, the city’s downtown parking board director, says gift cards or items like coats and gloves will forgive the fines. Neumann says, “Any charges that you have, either overdue […]Full Post...
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Sip and Stroll // 12/11/2015
celebrating Veteran's Day. Double Rainbow spotted
at KQWC on Veteran's Day!