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Missouri Motorcyclist Dies in NE Iowa Crash

Missouri Motorcyclist Dies in NE Iowa Crash

A motorcyclist from Missouri has died in a northeast Iowa crash involving two sport utility vehicles, including one that drove away from the scene. The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Friday morning as two motorcyclists were northbound on U.S. Highway 63, just north of New Hampton. A southbound sport utility vehicle or

DNR Building a Popular Stop at the Iowa State Fair

Located at the west end of the State Fair Grand Concourse, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources historic aquarium, pavilion and courtyard is a must-see for thousands of fair-goers each year. Built in 1921, the wrap-around aquarium is the focal point of the pavilion, filled with Iowa fish of all shapes, sizes and species. Throughout

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Irish Flag Atop Waterloo Building Draws Complaints

A Waterloo business’ decision to briefly replace the American flag with an Irish flag atop a downtown building has drawn criticism from residents. The owner of the Black’s Building replaced a U.S. flag with the Republic of Ireland’s flag to honor Waterloo’s Irish Fest, which runs Friday through Sunday. Donna Nelson, of building owner Nelson

Ex-Iowa Court Worker Pleads Not Guilty in Sex Case

 A former juvenile court worker in Storm Lake has pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse involving a 14-year-old female client.  26-year-old Trent Prather, of Estherville, entered a written plea of not guilty in Buena Vista County District Court to one count of third-degree sexual abuse. Prather is accused of having sex with a girl while


Hampton Has a New Councilwoman

The Hampton City Council has a new woman on the board. She is Meghan Freie and she has filled the vacancy in Ward 1 on the council. That position came open when Valarie Haugebak resigned saying there was a conflict with her ability to be at the City Council during the designated meeting time. Freie

One Injured When Car Hits Freight Train

 Authorities say a woman was injured when the car she was riding in struck a freight train in eastern Iowa. The Iowa County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Thursday evening when a car driven by 70-year-old Gerald Schaapveld struck a westbound train operated by Iowa Interstate Railroad east of Homestead. Schaapveld’s wife, 68-year-old Helen

Deny Jerome

Jerome Talks About Retirement With KIOW News

For 42 years he trolled the sidelines, coaching young women on the game of basketball. In those 42 years he has seen a lot of changes. From playing in Forest City’s downtown arena to playing in Hansen Fieldhouse. From football jerseys to the floor in Hansen Fieldhouse being named after him. Deny Jerome has done

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Sheltered Reality to perform in Klemme, August 10th

Organizers of contemporary church services in Klemme have announced that on Sunday, August 10th at 5:00pm in Klemme Central Park,  Sheltered Reality, the youth drum corps, will perform. The performance will be followed by a free will donation meal and social hour after the service.  Sheltered Reality’s choreographed drumming provides fun and invigorating entertainment which