- Northern Iowa high school class builds sod house Updated: Oct-03-15 3:53 pm
CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Some northern Iowa high students are learning all about pioneer life by spending class time outdoors on school grounds building a 19th century sod house.
- Iowa State throttles Kansas 38-13 Updated: Oct-03-15 3:28 pm
AMES, Iowa - Iowa's State 13-year drought in Big 12 openers is finished, thanks partly to a Kansas team that could be in for a very long league season.
- Iowa forces 4 turnovers, tops No. 19 Wisconsin 10-6 Updated: Oct-03-15 3:26 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Jordan Canzeri ran for 125 yards and Iowa took advantage of four turnovers by Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave to upset the 19th-ranked Badgers 10-6 on Saturday.
- Waterloo house fire leaves couple in hospital Updated: Oct-03-15 2:04 pm
WATERLOO, Iowa - Authorities say a house fire in Waterloo severely damaged a home and left the couple who occupied it hospitalized overnight for smoke inhalation.
- Utility to break ground on new Mason City operations center Updated: Oct-03-15 1:27 pm
MASON CITY, Iowa - Alliant Energy is set to break ground next week on a 67,000-square-foot operations center in Mason City.
- 2 Fairfax homes destroyed by fire; 5 kids escape unharmed Updated: Oct-03-15 1:23 pm
FAIRFAX, Iowa - Fire officials say five children safely escaped from a fire that destroyed two homes in the eastern Iowa town of Fairfax.
- Animal welfare groups seek assistance for breeder inspection Updated: Oct-03-15 1:07 pm
DOWS, Iowa - Two Iowa animal welfare groups are asking the state and local law enforcement for help in inspecting a Dow dog breeder's operation.
- Officials: Too much odorant in natural gas spurs complaints Updated: Oct-03-15 12:39 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - MidAmerican Energy officials say they believe too much odorant added to a natural gas line caused more than 100 people to reports the smell in their Des Moines homes.
- Iowa City's Northside Marketplace gets new development Updated: Oct-03-15 10:45 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Business owners and Downtown District leaders agree that development at the city's Northside Marketplace has built up the area's vibrancy and atmosphere.
- Helping hard-of-hearing students in Dubuque Updated: Oct-03-15 10:43 am
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Drayden Ayers glanced toward his educational interpreter for a moment.
- Republican hopeful Carson says no to Syrian refugees in US Updated: Oct-02-15 7:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said the U.S. should bar refugees from war-torn Syria because they are "infiltrated" with Muslim extremists who seek to harm America.
- Iowa City Beer Band tradition faces criticism over lyrics Updated: Oct-02-15 6:38 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - University of Iowa officials are denying any affiliation with a brass band facing criticism for allegedly sexually offensive lyrics.
- DNR tracks fish kill to dumped egg farm disinfectant Updated: Oct-02-15 5:12 pm
SPENCER, Iowa - State environmental officials say an egg farm in northwest Iowa dumped egg washing liquid onto a cornfield and it flowed into a creek killing 160,000 fish over 18 miles.
- Bush donors embrace new mantra: He's built to last Updated: Oct-02-15 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Jeb Bush's challenge in the first half of the year was daunting yet simple. To be considered a fundraising success, the Republican presidential candidate had to hit the magic number of $100 million, an ambitious goal set by some in his campaign. And he did.
- Ex-manager gets probation in misbranded beef products case Updated: Oct-02-15 1:32 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A former manager at an Iowa-based halal food supplier has been given three years of probation for conspiring to export misbranded beef products for sale in Malaysia, Indonesia and elsewhere.
- Iowa man gets 27 months for wire fraud Updated: Oct-02-15 12:22 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A 33-year-old Marion man has been given 27 months in prison and told to repay more than $187,000 to his former employer's insurance companies.
- MidAmerican Energy completing large O'Brien County wind farm Updated: Oct-02-15 11:48 am
PRIMGHAR, Iowa - Construction on MidAmerican Energy Company's massive wind turbine farm in northwest Iowa is expected to finish by year's end
- USDA awards $35 million in local food, farmers market grants Updated: Oct-02-15 11:46 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $35 million in federal grants to support farmers markets and other local farm programs.
- Iowa man gets 10 years for gun death of 17-year-old girl Updated: Oct-02-15 10:59 am
WATERLOO, Iowa - A Waterloo man has been imprisoned for the death of a 17-year-old girl who was shot in his grandmother's home about a year ago.
- Nebraska inmate also faces Iowa child sex abuse charges Updated: Oct-02-15 9:20 am
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - A man already serving time in Nebraska for child sexual assault faces similar charges in western Iowa.
- Iowan fined after boa snake escapes, slithers down block Updated: Oct-02-15 8:09 am
THORNTON, Iowa - A boa constrictor that escaped its cage and slithered down the block has cost its owner $50 in northern Iowa.
- U of Iowa has 60 percent of state's mumps cases, agency says Updated: Oct-02-15 7:21 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The bulk of Iowa's jump in mumps cases has been reported at the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City.
- Officials: Iowa trooper shoots at vehicle that hit squad car Updated: Oct-02-15 6:47 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Public Safety's Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a trooper shot at a vehicle that struck a squad car.
- School bus with 32 students rolls over after being struck Updated: Oct-02-15 6:34 am
MANCHESTER, Iowa - Authorities say 32 students were on a school bus when it was struck by an SUV and rolled over in Delaware County.
- Senators reach deal to reduce prison time for some offenders Updated: Oct-01-15 11:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Senate conservatives and liberals on Thursday united behind an overhaul of the criminal justice system, a rare bipartisan agreement that would allow some nonviolent drug offenders to get reduced prison sentences and give judges greater discretion in sentencing.