Local News Headlines
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 9:40 a.m. CDT
The National Weather Service says the Turkey River at Elkader (ehl-KAYE'-dur) in northeast Iowa has crested more than 5 feet below its 2008 record, relieving worried residents who'd been prepared for major...
- Turkey River crests at Elkader, removing major flood threat
The National Weather Service says the Turkey River at Elkader (ehl-KAYE'-dur) in northeast Iowa has crested more than 5 feet below its 2008 record, relieving worried residents who'd been prepared for major flooding.
- Davenport work release inmate listed as escaped
Authorities say a 39-year-old inmate serving a murder sentence has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Davenport.
- Algona council agrees to build new City Hall
The mayor of the northern Iowa city of Algona says the City Council has agreed to build a new City Hall and demolish the old structure.
- Lawsuit over anti-corporate farming law adds plaintiffs
The number of plaintiffs suing to abolish North Dakota's anti-corporate farming law has expanded.
- Polk County minimum wage boost would be lower for youths
The task force recommending a $10.75 minimum wage in Polk County also is recommending that employers would have to pay only 85 percent of that wage to workers younger than 18.
- Ex-groomer accused of kicking dog has Iowa trial set
Trial has been set for a former Iowa City dog groomer accused of kicking a dog while it was in his care.
- The Latest: Pipeline work hasn't resumed in North Dakota
The Latest on the status of the construction oil pipeline owned by a Texas-based company (all times local):
- Branstad offers disaster relief for northeast Iowa counties
Five counties ravaged by storms and flooding in northeastern Iowa will get disaster assistance.
- Iowa board doesn't immediately vote on pipeline request
The Iowa Utilities Board has declined to take immediate action on a request by 14 landowners to halt construction of a four-state oil pipeline.
National News Headline
- Police seek man who posed as Uber driver, attacked woman
Atlanta police investigating a woman's report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver say they now believe the suspect posed as an Uber driver to lure her into his car, the most recent of several attacks by...
- Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest
A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole on a flatbed truck in a symbolic journey meant to galvanize opposition to fossil fuel...
- Slain nuns leave void in Mississippi community they served
The two nuns who were killed in Mississippi were by all accounts some of the most friendly, helpful people in town, cooking and caring for anyone in their poor community - making their slayings all the more puzzling.
- Candidates capitalize on the ever-powerful 'religious vote'
Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians.
- Officials: Zika spread through sex by man with no symptoms
U.S. health officials are reporting the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease.
- Maine governor leaves obscene tirade on lawmaker's voicemail
Republican Gov. Paul LePage has unleashed an obscene tirade on a Democratic legislator, leaving him a voicemail message that said "I am after you" and telling reporters he wished it were 1825 so he could challenge the...
- Correction: LI Highway Accident story
In a story Aug. 22 about a vehicle crash that killed six people on Long Island, The Associated Press used an erroneous spelling provided by police. The 10-year-old who died was Cristopher Pinales, not Christopher.
- FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
- Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
Hillary Clinton said Friday the charitable programs of her family foundation would continue, perhaps through partnerships with other organizations, if she's elected president, even as critics argue that would present a...
- Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites
Kyle Cook can't decide whether he's really unlucky or incredibly fortunate.
- City rivals collide as East visits Heelan & North goes to West
Bishop Heelan and Sioux City East meet for the 79th time on Friday night, while North will take on West. See a preview of both games and hear from players from all four schools.
- Bullpen falters again as X's swept in Sioux Falls
The Sioux City Explorers fell to Sioux Falls 12-8 on Thursday night. The X's remain a game behind Lincoln in the Central Division standings, along with Gary-Southshore.
- Norfolk Catholic starts season as top team in Class C-1
There aren't many football programs that have had the sustained success of Norfolk Catholic. The Omaha World Herald has Norfolk Catholic ranked first in Class C1.
- Briar Cliff hopes to start fast in season opener
The first Siouxland college football team to play this season will be Briar Cliff. The Chargers play their opener against Waldorf of Forest City, Iowa, on Saturday afternoon.
- Explorers rally falls short in loss at Sioux Falls
The Sioux City Explorers came back from a six run deficit, but would wind up falling to the Canaries 7-6 on Wednesday night. The loss kept the X's a game behind Lincoln in the Central Division standings.
- Hinton & Akron-Westfield prepare for top-10 opener
Some football teams get a chance to ease into the season with a 'cupcake' to open up with. Akron-Westfield and Hinton are both are in the Des Moines Register's preseason top ten, and they'll open the season against each other Friday.
- Wayne State starts volleyball season as top ten team
2015 was a banner year for the Wayne State volleyball team. The Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Division II Final Four for the first time. Now, Wayne State is hoping to make national tournament trips a regular occurrence.
- Briar Cliff wants to earn NAIA tournament bid
The Briar Cliff volleyball team was picked to finish seventh in the GPAC preseason poll. The Chargers have just two seniors back in 2016.
- Wayne State hopes return of QB Osborn leads to more wins
Wayne State started 3-1 last season and then lost six of their last seven. Wayne State does get quarterback Zach Osborn back after missing most of last season with a broken thumb.
- Huskers unveil alternate 'chrome' uniforms
The University of Nebraska and adidas unveiled the new Husker Chrome alternate football uniform, which will be worn Saturday, September 24th at Northwestern.
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