Knife attacker in Japan kills 19 in their sleep at disabled center

SAGAMIHARA, Japan - A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as ...

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Iowa zeros in on 'retirement' contract for Ferentz

CHICAGO - Maybe Kirk Ferentz's last contract with Iowa was intended to be a "lifetime" deal. It was signed in 2010 with an annual salary of around $4 ...

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Corps of Engineers approves Bakken Pipeline permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed off on the final permits standing in the way of the Dakota Access interstate crude oil pipeline. With th ...

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Iowa Lottery sales hit record $366.9 million last fiscal year

CLIVE - Having a world-record Powerball jackpot of nearly $1.6 billion proved to be a financial windfall for the Iowa Lottery. Iowa's state-run gambl ...

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Martina Fritz

WAUKON Martina E. Schlein Fritz, 94, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Martin Funeral Home, Waukon.

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Letter: ‘Angels’ thanked for helping a neighbor

God bless the #x201c;angels#x201d; who were on the scene when I arrived at my sister's home on Erusha Drive in Walford on the morning of July 17.This ...

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Marjorie Rich

MARJORIE BELLE RICH Washington Marjorie Belle Rich, 84, of Washington, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at her residence. Mass of the Resu ...

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Report: Iowa State's Chase Allen hit by car, receives 103 stitches

AMES - Chase Allen is no stranger to hits within the lines of a football field. But the freshman tight end was dealt a different kind of blow last we ...

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Dolly the sheep died young, but her clone cousins live healthy lives

When Dolly the sheep was born 20 years ago, the University of Edinburgh's famous girl was the first mammal created by way of true cloning. Her embryo ...

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Ground Floor: Cedar Rapids service resolves legal disputes with less cost, time

CEDAR RAPIDS - Attorney Jill Handley arrived at her "encore career" through the intersection of law and technology. "One of my core values is adventu ...

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Letter: Medicaid cuts will have consequences

In the lead-up to the state's transition of the Medicaid program from a fee-for-service model to managed care, Iowa's physicians raised concerns about ...

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Roxanna Lambert

VINTON Roxanna Mae Lambert, 61, died Monday, July 25, 2016. Phillips Funeral Home, Vinton.

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Eight things that will be more expensive next month

As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean ...

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Violet Chalupa

WASHINGTON Violet V. Chalupa, 96, of rural Washington, died Monday, July 25, 2016. Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona.

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Harold Halverson

ELGIN Harold Halverson, 100, died Monday, July 25, 2016. Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elgin.

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