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Majority of community college graduates stick around Iowa
A new report from the Iowa Department of Education tracks the history of graduates of the state’s 15 community college and where they end up in the job market. Education consultant, Paula Nissen, compiled the report in conjunction with Iowa Workforce Development. Nissen says more than 86 percent of the students stay in Iowa after […]Full Post...
Des Moines police shoot man carrying a knife
Des Moines Police have released more information about Wednesday night’s officer-involved shooting. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. as officers responded to a call about a domestic dispute in an apartment on Des Moines’ southeast side. Police say they were confronted by 41-year-old Brian Beeler, who had two knives in his waistband. Beeler allegedly pulled […]Full Post...
Hatch says Branstad’s new ‘center’ not an original idea (AUDIO)
Jack Hatch, the Democratic candidate for governor, says Republican Governor Terry Branstad’s latest policy proposal is nothing more than following through on a new federal law. This is Branstad’s pitch on the plan, from a speech the governor made Tuesday. “This is the third item that we have brought up as a new proposal in […]Full Post...
Davenport installs software to allow residents to see city’s checkbook
Davenport is among the first cities in Iowa to put a virtual checkbook online that’s now accessible to anyone with a computer and an internet connection. Brandon Wright, the city’s finance director, says they’ve started using new software this week that makes it possible to look up details about the hundreds of checks written by […]Full Post...
Iowa City man given 5 years on drug distribution charge
A former Iowa City man is going to prison for selling drugs to a person who later died. A federal judge has sentenced 24-year-old Kyle Messerle to five years in prison for distributing heroin. Court documents show Messerle was at a party in Iowa City in November 2012 when he provided heroin to two individuals, […]Full Post...
Latest News Headlines
• North Central Correctional Facility investigation
• Webster City Community School Board to meet Monday evening.
• Hamilton County Conservation Board to discuss Gordon's Marsh Tuesday.
• Drug policy listening sessions coming to Hamilton County.
• Angel Tree tag program has been cancelled by UDMO.