Iowa

May 07, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Authorities have identified a driver who died following a three-vehicle chase and shooting in Council Bluffs. Police say Ethan Edgar, 18, of Hutchinson, Kansas, was killed. Police say the incident began when a man and several of his friends went looking for the man's stolen car Monday afternoon...
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May 03, 2019 - 6:53 pm
A former college softball player fatally shot while driving in eastern Iowa will be memorialized Friday at a funeral Mass in her Kansas hometown. Micalla Alexis Rettinger, 25, was shot early Sunday morning as she drove over a wooded area along the Cedar River in Waterloo. The former University of...
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April 26, 2019 - 9:05 pm
The leaders of several Midwest states hit recently by flooding along the Missouri River say they've received assurances from the U.S. Corps of Engineers that the states will "have a seat at the table" when it comes to river management decisions. The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri and...
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April 11, 2019 - 7:25 pm
The latest Census of Agriculture shows the number of farms and ranches in the U.S. has fallen but the remaining operations are larger and are responsible for a higher percentage of agricultural sales. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2017 Census of Agriculture on Thursday, marking...
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April 11, 2019 - 11:27 am
The NTSB concluded that the cause of a June 2017 accident at Monticello Regional Airport in Iowa was the result of the pilot having a large dog as a passenger in the cockpit. Watch the latest video at
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April 04, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Three Midwestern governors of states ravaged by recent flooding on Wednesday demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River system. Following a meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson were...
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March 22, 2019 - 6:12 pm
This year's round of Midwestern flooding is the worst ever at three locations in Nebraska. National Weather Service hydrologist Kevin Low said during a conference call Friday that the Missouri River reached record levels at Plattsmouth, Nebraska City and Brownville. It crested just short of a...
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March 17, 2019 - 5:20 am
Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at least one person. The scramble to move people out...
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January 30, 2019 - 6:51 pm
The body of a University of Iowa student has been found on the campus in Iowa City, and officials say they believe his death was weather-related. Television station KCRG reports that the body of Gerald Belz, 18, was found behind an academic hall just before 3:00 a.m. Wednesday by campus police. He...
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January 04, 2019 - 7:43 pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it must delay the release of key crop reports due to the partial government shutdown. The announcement Friday left investors and farmers without vital information during an already tumultuous time for agricultural markets. The USDA planned to release the...
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