Most Iowa kids are about six weeks into the school year and now is around the time signs of stress start to appear. Lauren Nystrom, a mental health counselor from Urbandale, says some students are loaded with homework on top of competing in sports and participating in other extra-curricular activities. While down time is important,…
Midland University secured its second shutout of the season, handing the Waldorf College hockey team a 4-0 loss during Friday’s contest. The matchup marked the third meeting of the season between the two teams. Midland (5-0), which is an American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I program, now owns a 4-3 edge in the all-time…
Adella Harson, 100 of Clarion passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion. A private memorial graveside service will be held at a later date. www.ewingfh.com Ewing Funeral Home 1801 Central Avenue East Clarion, Iowa 50525 515-532-2233
Prairie View Apartments is celebrating a huge milestone this Sunday – 50 years in Garner. For 50 years, Prairie View Apartments, located at 750 West Lyon Street in Garner has provided unassisted living accommodations for senior citizens 55 and over. Prairie View offers 2 sizes of single occupancy apartments and 2 sizes of bedroom apartments. All…
- Cedar Rapids mayor, possible 2018 gubernatorial candidate, launches ‘Engage Iowa’ October 3, 2015The mayor of Cedar Rapids is contemplating a bid for governor in 2018 and he’s now traveling the state to tout creation of a think tank. Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says his “Engage Iowa” think tank will focus on education, the economy and the environment. “A conservative think tank to not just provide balance […]Radio Iowa Contributor
- New wardens appointed for Iowa correctional facilities October 2, 2015New leaders were appointed today for three of the state’s correctional facilities. Iowa Department of Corrections Director Jerry Bartruff recommended William Sperfslage take over as Warden of the Anamosa State Penitentiary, where he got his start 36 years ago. “Bill started working for the Iowa Department of Corrections in 1979 as a correctional officer at the […]Pat Curtis
- Debut novel from Janesville native reaches best-seller status (AUDIO) October 2, 2015An Iowa native whose first novel of magic and murder has just hit the best-seller list will be making five stops in the state next week on her debut book tour. “The Magician’s Lie” appeared on USA Today’s top sellers roster this week at #89, while last week, the book was named the nation’s #5 […]Matt Kelley
- Rubio, Carson rap Obama over approach to Russia October 2, 2015Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio today said the U.S. is “barreling toward a second Cold War” with Russia. According to Rubio, Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to “divide” Europe. “He’s trying to destroy NATO,” Rubio said during an appearance in Cedar Falls last night. “He’s challenging the influence of the United States all over the world.” […]O. Kay Henderson
- Carson says everyone ‘needs to have skin in the game’ and pay taxes October 2, 2015Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says no one in America should be exempt from paying federal taxes. “I think everybody needs to have skin in the game because it doesn’t make any sense to me to have half of the people not needing to pay, but they get a say in how much the other […]O. Kay Henderson
- Two Dozen Hurt After Truck Slams Into High School October 3, 2015Students were at North Iredell High School in Olin for a band competition and for SAT testing at the time of the crash Saturday.Elizabeth Chuck
- 19 Dead After Charity Hospital Hit by Apparent U.S. Airstrike October 3, 2015Twelve Doctors Without Borders staff were killed and 37 other people were seriously wounded after an apparent U.S. airstrike hit a hospital in Afghanistan.Fazul Rahim and Jason Cumming and Jillian Sederholm and Elisha Fieldstadt and Laura Saravia and Nick Bailey and The Associated Press and Reuters
- Families Hold Out Hope For 28 Americans Missing at Sea October 3, 2015A cargo ship with 28 Americans on board that vanished during Hurricane Joaquin remained missing early Saturday.Elisha Fieldstadt and Andrew Rudansky and Elizabeth Chuck and Jason Cumming and The Associated Press
- Oregon College Shooter Died of Suicide: Police October 3, 2015Mercer was a student at Umpqua and was enrolled in the class where he opened fire, according to authorities.
- Six U.S. Airmen Who Died in Afghanistan Crash Identified October 3, 2015The American C-130 transport plane crashed shortly after midnight Friday at Jalalabad airfield, coalition spokesman Army Col. Brian Tribus said.Elizabeth Chuck and Fazul Rahim and Courtney Kube and Associated Press
- Grilling out this Fourth of July will still cost less than $6 per person July 1, 2015WASHINGTON – A new survey from American Farm Bureau shows the average July 4th cookout this year still costs less than six dollars per person....Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
- Senate Ag Committee meeting to decide fate of country of origin labeling June 25, 2015WASHINGTON – Today the Senate Agriculture Committee will meet in a hearing titled “Country of Origin Labeling and Trade Retaliation: What’s at stake for America’s...Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
- Iowa renewables industry confronts EPA in Kansas City June 25, 2015KANSAS CITY – Today the Environmental Protection Agency is holding a public hearing at the Jack Reardon Center in Kansas City to gather public input...Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
- NPPC sounds alarm on trade retaliations without meat label repeal June 23, 2015WASHINGTON – The National Pork Producers Council recently held a roundtable discussion with industry representatives from Mexico and Canada regarding U.S. country of origin meat...Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
- Senate to evaluate federal bird flu response next month June 23, 2015WASHINGTON – Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts has granted a request from Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, asking for a hearing by the committee to...Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
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- 8 Surprising Memory Boosters: Don't Forget to Try Them! October 3, 2015Dr. Roshini Raj, Health magazine's contributing medical editor, stopped by TODAY Wednesday with simple, healthful tips for boosting our memory.
- Robin Williams' Widow, Kids Settle Fight Over Estate October 3, 2015Robin Williams' widow and his three children from previous marriages reached a settlement in their legal fight over the late actor's estate.The Associated Press
- 90-Year-Old Takes the Leap of a Lifetime October 3, 201590-year-old Allen Ziegler celebrated his 90th birthday by sky-diving for the first time. WGAL's Justin Betti reports.
- Runaway Bull Blocks Traffic October 3, 2015A bull calf escapes from Pennsylvania livestock show, running into lunch-hour traffic. WGAL's Matt Barcaro reports.
- Apollo Theater Honors Comics For the First Time on Walk Of Fame October 2, 2015They've paved the way for today's comedians, and now Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx and Jackie 'Moms' Mabley will forever be remembered on the Apollo TheateMichael J. Feeney
- It's Official: Google Is Now Alphabet October 2, 2015Google's stock will begin trading as Alphabet on the Nasdaq under the same tickers "GOOG" and "GOOGL" on Monday.Associated Press
- SolarCity's Latest Rooftop Panel Boasts Record Efficiency October 2, 2015SolarCity is now manufacturing what it claims is the highest-efficiency rooftop solar panel — and it plans to make record numbers of them as well.Devin Coldewey
- How Big Is America's Gun Business? October 2, 2015Before a gun can be used for hunting, self-protection, or in a mass shooting at a school, it must be bought.Ben Popken
- Scottrade Says Hack Could Have Affected 4.6M Customers October 2, 2015The discount broker says it believes it was the victim of a cyberattack from late 2013 to early 2014.James Eng
- Ride Out Hurricane Joaquin With 'Go Bag' Essentials October 2, 2015Hurricane Joaquin has forced many Northeasterners to hunker down and prepare "go bags" in case they are forced to evacuate due to extreme weather.Harriet Baskas
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