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Iowa State Expanding Stadium To 61,000

Iowa State is in the final stages of a major renovation to the south end zone at Jack Trice Stadium, highlighting a $60 million expansion that’s set to be completed in late August. It’s arguably the most ambitious renovation in the 40-year life of the stadium, which will soon be the third-largest in the Big

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Dr. Marvin Hans Petersen

Dr. Marvin Hans Petersen, 89, formerly of Britt died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at The Glenn Senior Community, in Minnetonka, Minnesota. A private family service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt at a later date with military rites by the Britt Veterans Ceremonial Unit. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to

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  • State spending up to $1.1 million on bird flu response June 29, 2015
    The State of Iowa’s executive council has voted to spend up to $1.1 million in state tax dollars to cover some of the costs of cleaning up poultry operations that were hit by bird flu and getting rid of the dead birds. “Primarily the dollars here are for the haz-mat folks, folks that have been a part […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Drought worries have gone away as June winds down June 29, 2015
    Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into the state have been washed away by some large rainfalls. Tim Hall of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the water picture is much different now than it was in April. “We were almost an island in the middle of really dry conditions in Nebraska […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Lower gas prices expected to spur more Independence Day travel June 29, 2015
    Many Iowans will be celebrating their freedom this coming holiday weekend by hitting the open highway for a road trip. Mark Peterson, with AAA-Iowa, says they’re predicting a big boost in Fourth of July travel. “AAA is projecting 41.9 million Americans will be traveling 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day,” Peterson says. […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Northwest Iowans raising funds for family of bike accident victim June 29, 2015
    Donations are being collected to help the family of a young woman from Ukraine who was killed in a car versus bicycle crash last week in northwest Iowa. The Go Fund Me Page for 20-year-old Iryna Shevchuk will help her family get her back home as well as to pay off debts they incurred to […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • Population of trumpeter swans continues to increase June 29, 2015
    Trumpeter swans disappeared from Iowa’s waterways and skies more than a century ago when 1800s-era pioneers shot them because they were worried the big white birds would eat their crops. Since then, the majestic swans have been reintroduced to the state. Wildlife technician Dave Hoffman, at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says the numbers […]
    Matt Kelley

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