Local News Headlines
- Iowa firefighters douse flames at hog facility
Firefighters in Washington County have extinguished a blaze at a hog confinement facility after battling it for about four hours.
- Western Dubuque football team honors killed teens
The Western Dubuque High School freshman football team has paid tribute to four teenagers killed in a wreck at its first home game.
- Rule changes aim to speed civil lawsuits in Iowa
Some lawsuits with less than $75,000 at stake will move through Iowa's court system faster under new rules designed to cut the time and costs needed to resolve those disputes.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Governor Terry Branstad has issued a disaster proclamation for Clarke County to respond to recent storms. Branstad announced the declaration yesterday. The county suffered damage after severe storms and rain on Saturday....
- This Hour: Latest Iowa news, sports, business and entertainment
Governor Terry Branstad has issued a disaster proclamation for Clarke County to respond to recent storms.
- James Harlan statue unveiled at Iowa college
A statue of former U.S. Sen. James Harlan has been unveiled in Mount Pleasant after more than a century in Washington, D.C.
- Ex-worker at Iowa casino claims discrimination
A former employee for Mystique Casino in Dubuque has sued the casino, claiming she was fired because she didn't dress more feminine.
- Woman may pursue libel case against Sammy Hagar
A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel, invasion of privacy, and breach of contract.
- Police say kids removed from home with meth lab
Three children have been removed from a home in eastern Iowa where police say an active meth lab was found.
- CEO of Iowa credit union to step down
A top executive for the largest credit union in Iowa has announced plans to step down.
National News Headline
- Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash
The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
- Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers sale
When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she wound up...
- Manatees may soon lose endangered species status
As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.
- 'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated
Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
- Quake is major test for hard-luck California city
The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage...
- Feds jail ginseng poacher as wild plants face risk
Broke and down on his luck, Billy Joe Hurley turned to the only way he knew how to make a living: poaching ginseng.
- USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails
The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders.
- Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality
Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.
- Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash
The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal...
- In Texas, big school finance questions remain
Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms. But how much more money it will take - and how those funds should be divvied up -...
- East tops arch-rival Heelan in football season opener
In one of Iowa's best rivalries, Bishop Heelan and East met for the 77th time on Thursday. The Black Raiders never trailed, winning 31-21. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- O'Neill St. Mary's tops Allen in football opener
The first football game in Northeast Nebraska was in Allen as the Eagles were hosting O'Neill St. Mary's. Both teams missed the Class D2, eight-man playoffs last season and the Cardinals beat the Eagles 28-15.
- Pint-sized fantasy football fan dominates her league's draft
In what has become a tradition, the success or failure of each league member's draft lies in the tiny hands of their 3rd party picker.
- Line play should be intense between Hawkeyes & Panthers
The college football season starts for most teams on Saturday. Northern Iowa makes the short trip to Kinnick Stadium to play the Hawkeyes. Both teams are loaded with returning starters and loaded with native Iowans.It should be intense at the line of scrimmage.
- X's playoffs chances end with loss to Gary
The Explorers slim playoff hopes ended Wednesday with a 15-8 loss to Gary-Southshore. The final home game of the season is Thursday at 7:05 at Lewis and Clark Park.
- Muskies drop final pool play game; advance to semi's
The Sioux City Musketeers lost for the first time at the 2014 Junior Club World Cup in Ufa, Russia as they dropped a 4-3 decision to Spartak Moscow in the final game of Group B play.
- Veteran broadcaster Meacham back on the air
After six years away from the microphone, one of Sioux City's most recognizable voices will be back on the air. Health problems forced Tim Meacham off the air but he'll call one of the biggest games of the season on Thursday.
- East looks to continue playoff streak
Sioux City East made their fifth straight playoff appearance last season and beat Johnston in round one. A sixth straight trip would set a school record. East lost their top two rushers and top receiver from last year's 7-4 team.
- Explorers keep playoff hopes alive by beating Gary
The Sioux City Explorers kept their slim American Association playoff hopes alive with an 8-6 win over Gary-Southshore on Tuesday at Lewis and Clark Park. The X's are 16-7 in August.
- Bishop Heelan aims for championship repeat
Last year was a dream season for the Bishop Heelan football team. The Crusaders went undefeated and were the Class 3A state champions. Fifteen seniors graduated, which may lead to a different-looking Heelan offense.
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