‘Enormous progress’ in U.S.-Mexico ties: Mexican foreign minister

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Relations between the United States and Mexico have seen #x201c;enormous progress#x201d; during the first months of the admini ...

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James Lechtenberg

POSTVILLE James Nicholas Lechtenberg, 84, died Monday, April 24, 2017. Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Postville.

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Ethel Landreth

DECORAH Ethel J. Landreth, 95, died Saturday evening, April 22, 2017. Fjelstul Funeral Home, Decorah.

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North Liberty man accused of fondling young boys

NORTH LIBERTY - A North Liberty man is accused of sexually abusing several young boys when he served as a mentor and youth leader for a local church.A ...

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Senate confirms Acosta to head Labor Department

WASHINGTON - R. Alexander Acosta was confirmed on Thursday by the U.S. Senate to head the Labor Department, making him the first Hispanic member of Pr ...

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Stanley Bolsinger

GUTTENBERG Stanley Leroy "Whitey" Bolsinger, 86, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg.

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Grassley: Trump’s talk of NAFTA exit ‘posturing’

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, says he thinks the reports Wednesday that the Trump administration was considering leaving the North American Free T ...

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Ella Frances Peters

INDEPENDENCE Ella Frances Peters, 96, of Independence, formerly of Vinton, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home, Vinton.

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Facebook to act against ‘information operations’

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook acknowledged Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countri ...

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Drake Relays: Loras’ Audrey Miller takes first in her 10K debut

DES MOINES - Audrey Miller's only goal for her first 10,000-meter race at her first Drake Relays was a time of 35:02. "Which, I didn't even think I c ...

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Xavier girls’ soccer team eyes another state run

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Xavier girls' soccer team wants another streak - another state championship streak.The Saints won eight straight state title, start ...

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Drake Relays: Mid-Prairie’s Hostetler sisters run 1-2 in 3,000

DES MOINES - Anna Hostetler has emerged as the top girls' distance runner in the state. Her chief challenger is her training partner. Her sister. M ...

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Ripple effects

Liz Martin/The GazetteJournalist Laura Ling, held captive in a North Korean prison camp in 2009 for more than 100 days, gave the keynote address on th ...

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More work to do on medical cannabis

Lawmakers worked throughout the night last Friday to craft and pass a revamp of the Iowa Medical Cannabis Act. Their last ditch effort kept the progra ...

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