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King, Mowrer engage in feisty debate
The two major party candidates in Iowa’s fourth congressional district engaged in a bit of verbal combat tonight during a televised debate held at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. Democrat Jim Mowrer of Boone criticized Congressman Steve King of Kiron for suggesting the American soldiers being sent into west Africa to deal with the […]Full Post...
Former Clinton man given prison time for bank robbery
A former Clinton man has been sentenced to prison for robbing a bank last year. Police said 22-year-old Shane Hoiland entered the Lyon’s branch of the Clinton National Bank on February 25, 2013 and handed a teller a note demanding money. He left with cash that the teller placed in a paper bag. Hoiland was […]Full Post...
High School football playoff pairings will use a new format this year
The pairings for the upcoming high school football playoffs will have a much different look this season. Gone is the format from the past few years where the entire bracket is released for all six classes and instead the pairings will be put together after each round. Todd Tharp of the Iowa High School Athletic […]Full Post...
Davenport approves a coyote hunting ordinance
Residents of one of eastern Iowa’s largest cities may soon have fewer coyotes to torment them. Davenport aldermen have unanimously approved an ordinance allowing people who live on at least 10 acres of land inside city limits to hunt coyotes on their property. They can use either bows or shotguns. Residents say more and more […]Full Post...
Regents’ discussion of tuition increase turns to talk of another freeze
The Board of Regents held a discussion today on a proposed tuition increase at the three state schools. That discussion quickly turned to a proposal for another tuition freeze. Regent Larry McKibben of Marshalltown says he is concerned about figures showing Iowa college students graduating with the sixth highest debt load in the country. “I’m […]Full Post...
Latest News Headlines
• Webster City Airport Commission to meet Tuesday afternoon.
• UDMO office to move.
• Hamilton County 4-h'er-Ama set for this Sunday.
• Fort Dodge IRS office to close.
• Ernst to campaign in Webster City on October 30.