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1 hr ago | SFGate
A western Iowa woman lied to her community and said her 5-year-old daughter had terminal cancer, a ruse that helped her solicit donations for months, authorities said Friday.
2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Former Virginia senator Jim Webb touched down in Iowa, announced plans to hit New Hampshire and launched a new presence on social media this week - renewing speculation about whether the decorated war veteran who left the Senate after one term is considering a run for president.
5 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger
Sherrie Taha, left, Democratic Party candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, talks with Diane Hanson Thursday after delivering her remarks to a group of people at the Jefferson County Democratic Party Headquarters in Fairfield.
8 hrs ago | Iowa City Press-Citizen
Iowa receiver Tevaun Smith, left, and defensive back Greg Mabin during the Iowa football team spring practice on April 2, 2014, in Iowa City.
9 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City
Police in Estherville, Iowa are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in an alley early Friday morning.
13 hrs ago | Home
The Iowa State Patrol says two teenagers have been injured in a rollover after a 14-year-old driver lost control of her pickup truck.
16 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Friday, August 22 includes concerts from Saving Abel , Little River Band , Eyes Set to Kill , Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band, the Quay Thomas Trio, The El Dorados, Will Kimbrough, SP3, and more.
A northeast Iowa man sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for fabricating grain elevator scale tickets and bankruptcy fraud has lost his sentence appeal.
The 86-year-old Paramount Theatre, which was devastated by flooding in 2008, was cited Thursday at the Preserve Iowa Summit as an example of the community, cultural and economic synergy that can be achieved through historic preservation efforts.
Eileen Blom of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eileen Blom of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eighty-two ... (more)
Presidential jockeying in Iowa has started early, with GOP hopefuls using Republican Joni Ernst 's upstart Senate bid to lay a political foundation for the 2016 caucuses .
Des Moines police say a 45-year-old Osceola woman used her sport utility vehicle to chase and ram a motorcycle carrying her husband and another woman.
Clinton will be the star guest at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's final steak fry in Iowa on September 14. It's an early trip for the former senator and secretary of state, who will be accompanied by former President Clinton.
For the second time in recent weeks, aerial spraying of Lyon County, Iowa, fields may be to blame for a fish kill.
Internal emails show Iowa's workforce agency provided unemployment benefits earlier this year to people who didn't seek them and that staff was urged to stay quiet about what had happened.
State Rep. Pat Murphy, the Democratic nominee in the open-seat House contest to replace Iowa Democratic Senate nominee Bruce Braley, had an 11 point lead over his Republican opponent, according to a poll obtained by CQ Roll Call.
A South Dakota man and his daughter from California face kidnapping charges after allegedly locking the woman's husband in a grain bin in Iowa following a domestic dispute.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 07:56 pm
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