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The Children's Museum of Siouxland, set to open in 2015 in downtown Sioux City, has been awarded a $900,000 state grant.
Iowa has never elected a woman to Congress or to the governor's office. Organizers of a party planned for Thursday in Carroll hope to change that...
Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri...
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Davenport man found guilty of vehicular homicide
A Davenport man accused of running down a pedestrian with his car in 2012 has been found guilty of vehicular homicide.
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Volunteers may revive Oyens, Iowa, ambulance service
A new surge of volunteers has raised hope that the northwest Iowa town of Oyens can revive its ambulance service, which was discontinued in February because of a lack of crew members.
3 suspects in robbery of drug dealers granted separate trials
A federal judge has ordered separate trials for three Iowans charged with robbing drug dealers.
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Financial picture improving for city-owned Mid-America Center
So far this fiscal year, the MAC is showing a profit of $19,000, but an annual loss is still expected. The deficit, though, is projected to be far lower than last year.
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Iowa Supreme Court ruling won't halt cases against six voting felons
Iowa prosecutor to "proceed as is," despite court's decision that some offenders can vote.
Escaped prisoner caught a day after fleeing from vehicle near Des Moines
Authorities said Kenny Bevard, 37, was being driven Thursday to Adel in adjacent Dallas County for a court hearing in a burglary case. He was handcuffed when he got out of a Dallas County Sheriff's Office vehicle and ran to a nearby wooded area.
North Carolina fugitive being held in Waterloo, Iowa
Ronald Dwaine Carnes, 68, was arrested after the Iowa Transportation Department's facial recognition system flagged his driver's license photo.
Iowa officials approve $4M in tax credits for Tama meatpacking plant
State officials Friday approved tax credits for developers to reopen a meatpacking plant in Tama that would eventually employ about 600 workers.
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Iowa gets nearly $72M in yearly tobacco payment
The amount is Iowa's annual share of a 1998 landmark legal settlement in which tobacco companies pay states for smoking-related health care costs.
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Iowa Gov. Branstad's priorities not OK'd as adjournment nears
Branstad's four priorities: reducing bullying in schools; expanding programs for veterans; extending Internet access to rural Iowans; and increasing funding for apprenticeships.
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Civil rights group's hearing to weigh voting policies in Nebraska, Iowa
A coalition calling itself the National Commission on Voting Rights will hear hours of testimony Monday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Southerly winds carry smoke to Nebraska and Iowa from controlled burns on pasture land hundreds of miles away
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Ex-PTO treasurer in Iowa pleads guilty to felony theft
Authorities arrested Amber Flynn, 32, in February after more than $9,000 was discovered missing from the bank account of Remsen-Union Family Connections.
Man pleads not guilty in death of former roommate whose remains were found buried in basement
A Georgia man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his former roommate in Iowa.
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Iowa races for U.S. Senate, House have racked up $12 million in donations
Candidates in the three races had nearly $5.7 million left in their campaign treasuries as of March 31, according to recent reports to the Federal Election Commission.
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Police still hunt escaped inmate in central Iowa
Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing in a burglary case.
Iowa woman, employee accused of setting fire to collect insurance money
A northwest Iowa bar and bowling alley owner and one of her employees have been accused of setting a fire to collect insurance money.
Iowa sex offender gets 18 years for child porn
An Iowa man twice convicted of child sex offenses have been given 18 years in prison for possessing child pornography.
Finalists announced for Iowa School for the Deaf superintendent
The successful candidate will replace Patrick Clancy, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Request for mistrial is denied in doctor’s painkiller case
Guy Cook made the request Thursday during testimony in the trial of Daniel Baldi. He faces nine counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Sioux City riverboat casino prepares to close, still hoping to be saved
Omaha high schoolers to help canvass for Heartland 2050
Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
Grant ensures that Sioux City can start building children's museum
Party looks to 'nudge' women into public office in Iowa
For birthday, Brownell-Talbot student opts to give, not get
Sole big donor to Beau McCoy says he expects nothing in return
Two taken to hospital after fire at Benson home
Grace: Pipe organ concert a tribute to couple's enduring love
Omaha-area jails and ERs new front line in battling mental illness
Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins might await his sentence in prison
Kelly: 70 years after a deadly D-Day rehearsal, Omahan, WWII vet will return to Europe
Civil rights hearing to consider voting policies in Midwest
Firefighters battle brush fire near Fontenelle Forest
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
It's a pursuit of pastel at Spring Lake Park's Easter egg hunt
Financial picture improving for city-owned Mid-America Center
No injuries after fire at midtown's old Mercer Mansion
29-year-old Omahan arrested for 22nd time in Lincoln
Police: Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs
Explosion near 29th, Woolworth damages vehicles
Omaha police arrest man, 19, accused in March shooting
Earth gets its day in the sun at Elmwood Park
Beau McCoy strikes Obama doll in TV ad; Democrats are not happy
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
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Kelly: 70 years after a deadly D-Day rehearsal, Omahan, WWII vet will return to Europe
A World War II veteran from Omaha will return this week to Europe to commemorate a tragedy in the run-up to D-Day.
Dickson’s Week in Review, April 13-19
On Twitter some guy tweeted that the spring game isn’t taken as seriously as a regular-season contest. What was your first clue? When the head coach entered waving a cat aloft?
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
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