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Strawberry Point City Council Votes to Keep Opperman

The Strawberry Point City Council has voted to keep one of their council members. About a quarter of Strawberry Point's registered voters had signed a petition presented to the City, challenging council member Jackie Opperman's residency within the city. Some ...

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Field of Dreams Anniversary Celebration Earns State Award

The Field of Dreams 25th Anniversary Celebration has earned an award from the state. The Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa has presented two dozen awards recognizing excellence in the tourism industry. The Field of Dreams Celebration ...

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ALICE Training Prepares City and Schools for Attackers

What would you do if a gunman walked into your business, your school, your hospital or your church? What if they walked into the restaurant you were eating at, or the city council meeting you were attending? Would you know ...

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HS Football: Round 2 Pairings

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director Second round match-ups have been released with games slated for Monday night at 7pm. CLASS 4A: Cedar Falls @ Cedar Rapids, Washington Cedar Rapids, Kennedy @ Bettendorf Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines vs Ames at Williams Stadium Iowa City, ...

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Fire Damages Mills Manufacturing in Earlville

A fire broke out at Mills Manufacturing in Earlville Wednesday morning. The Earlville Fire Department was called out shortly after 8 o'clock to the large industrial building along Old Highway 20 on the east end of town for a report ...

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Manchester's Camp Courageous Garage Sale Raises Record $115,000

It was a successful year for the Camp Courageous Garage Sale in Manchester. Camp Director Charlie Becker says the sale raised a record 115-thousand dollars. Camp Sale 1 All of the money raised goes directly to Camp Courageous near Monticello, which runs ...

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One Person Dies in Jones County Collision

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say one person died after a car collided with a semi-trailer truck in Jones County. Emergency crews responded the scene on Highway 151 near Anamosa around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The Iowa State Patrol says 79-year old Mary Goldsmith of Anamosa died after she failed to yield at an intersection to

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HS Volleyball: Regional Results from Thursday 10-30

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 4A 2nd-ranked West Delaware Hawks Volleyball team improved to 42-2 with a 3-0 sweep of Western Dubuque last night inside West Delaware High School. Hawks won 25-14, 27-25 and 25-16. The Bobcats end their season at 14-19 and say goodbye to 4 seniors. Head coach Brett Mather talked about


West Delaware Wreath Sales

West Delaware Friends of Music’s annual wreath sales run through November 9th. Please purchase from your favorite West Delaware Music Student or call Sandy Steffen at 563-932-2942 to place an order. Delivery occurs the week of Thanksgiving. All proceeds benefit the West Delaware music students and programs including Band, Vocal, Show Choir and Jazz Band. Past proceeds

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Iowa Crops and Weather Report – October 27

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. “The agreeable weather last week allowed many farmers to make good harvest progress, but with 36 percent of corn

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  • Tipton man cashes Powerball winner one day before his birthday October 30, 2014
    An eastern Iowa man has finally claimed a $10,000 lottery ticket that was purchased for a Powerball drawing back on January 22nd. For the past nine months, Kelly Glynn of Tipton says only he and one other person knew he was holding the valuable ticket. “The only person who knew was my mom,” Glynn said. […]
    Pat Curtis
  • Website ranks UNI high for affordability and being ‘eco-friendly’ October 30, 2014
    The University of Northern Iowa likes to say its students are “Purple for Life” in reference to the school’s colors, but a new survey credits the Cedar Falls campus for being green. The bestchoiceschools.com website ranks UNI third on its list of “50 Great Affordable Eco-friendly Colleges.” UNI sustainability coordinator, Eric O’Brien, says the ranking […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Outside groups’ spending in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race tops $60 million October 30, 2014
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley says he finds some of the campaign ads running against him “painful” to watch. “And remember, about 80 percent of the TV ads you’re seeing are not being put up by (Republican nominee) Joni Ernst or Bruce Braley and they’ve being put up by groups that don’t have to […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Special investigation finds lack of records for West Liberty city operations October 30, 2014
    The State Auditor released a report today on the special investigation of the financial operations of West Liberty. Deputy State Auditor, Warren Jenkins, says it was hard to figure out what was going on with the city operations because of there was no paper trail to follow. “We found that simply because of inadequate records, […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Anamosa woman dies in accident on Highway 151 October 30, 2014
    A woman was killed Wednesday in a traffic accident in eastern Iowa’s Jones County. The crash happened just before 5 p.m. on Highway 151 near Anamosa. According to an Iowa State Patrol report, 79-year-old Mary Goldsmith of Anamosa was driving a car and failed to yield at an intersection. She pulled into the path of an […]
    Pat Curtis

RSS Iowa Agribusiness Radio

  • Nevada farmers research sustainable corn stover harvest October 30, 2014
    NEVADA, Iowa – Corn stover may be an untapped and profitable renewable resource, if farmers are able to harvest it sustainably from their fields. A...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Meat labeling appeal unlikely until next year October 29, 2014
    Your browser does not support the audio tag. WASHINGTON – Last week the World Trade Organization found USDA’s mandatory country of origin labeling rule violates...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Brazil planting delays could support corn prices next year October 27, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s been too dry for much of October for farmers to get this year’s soybean crop in the ground, according to...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • IFB’s Hill: There’s a better way to label meat October 27, 2014
    Your browser does not support the audio tag. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Go to a meat counter today and you’ll see that many cuts...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Colfax Sheep Auction: October 25, 2014 October 27, 2014
    COLFAX, Iowa – Fully 25 percent of the sheep at the last sheep and goat auction in Colfax were over 150 pounds in weigh. Of...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff

RSS Entertainment News

  • AP PHOTOS: Haunted houses horrify on Halloween October 31, 2014
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers — they want to be safe, but they also want an adrenaline rush.
    The Associated Press
  • Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con October 31, 2014
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.
    The Associated Press
  • Md. man punched by Chris Brown settles lawsuit October 30, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer for a man who was punched by Chris Brown outside a Washington hotel says he has settled a lawsuit against the singer.
    The Associated Press
  • Tiny Harris defends implants to change eye color October 30, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Reality TV star Tameka "Tiny" Harris, the wife of rapper T.I., has the attention of skeptical eye doctors and social media haters over a procedure she underwent to permanently lighten the color of her eyes.
    The Associated Press
  • Taylor Swift gets a Bronx cheer as NYC Ambassador October 30, 2014
    NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already.
    The Associated Press

RSS AP Sports

  • Looking for playoff contenders outside the obvious October 31, 2014
    The first games after the release of the College Football Playoff rankings have a chance to reveal some new contenders.
    The Associated Press
  • Rating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowls October 31, 2014
    There was no BCS to make sure Nos. 1 and 2 played each other after the 1982 regular season. That left No. 1 Nebraska facing No. 4 Miami in what was expected to be a coronation for the powerful Cornhuskers.
    The Associated Press
  • LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to Knicks October 31, 2014
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Shortly after showering, and maybe rinsing off a forgettable performance, LeBron James smiled and laughed as he dressed for a flight to Chicago.
    The Associated Press
  • Florida State not shocked by another rally October 31, 2014
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As bad as Jameis Winston and second-ranked Florida State looked in the first half against Louisville, the second half offered plenty of time to recover.
    The Associated Press
  • Saints get their revenge, beat Panthers 28-10 October 31, 2014
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While much of the talk was about whether New Orleans could win a big game — or any game, for that matter — on the road, the conversation in the Saints' locker room was about something completely different.
    The Associated Press

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