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Dog Sniffs Way To Find Cedar Rapids Hospital Where Owner Was

A family says a dog that ran away from home was found inside a Cedar Rapids hospital where her owner was staying at. Nancy Franck was at Mercy Medical Center following a surgery, according to reports Thursday.

02/12/2015

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker First To Open Iowa Office

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has opened an office in Iowa, the first of the potential 2016 presidential candidates to take such a step. Walker spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski confirmed Tuesday that Walker’s tax-exempt fundraising group, Our American Revival, has leased the space in a suburb of Des Moines.

02/10/2015

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Lewis And Clark Water Pipeline Picks Up Additional Funding

A pipeline that will deliver Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has picked up more funding from Washington. The Lewis and Clark Regional Water System will receive an extra $6.6 million from Bureau of Reclamation, in addition to the original $2.4 million budgeted for this year.

02/07/2015

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US Bank To Pay $18M To Customers Of Collapsed Iowa Brokerage

U.S. Bank will pay $18 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that its lax oversight enabled the founder of one of the nation’s largest brokerages to embezzle $215 million from customers, a judge ruled Wednesday.

02/04/2015

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Minnesota, Iowa Meet Friday In Battle Of Top Wrestling Squads

There are two different wrestling polls: One has the University of Minnesota ranked No. 1 in the country, the other as Iowa as the nation’s best college team. They will settle it Friday night, when the Hawkeyes visit and face the Gophers at Williams Arena.

01/29/2015

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Judge Rejects Farm Groups’ Lawsuit To Keep EPA Data Private

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by two major farm groups that sought to block the release of data on large livestock farms in Minnesota and Iowa.

01/28/2015

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Democrats Say Walker Distracted By Presidential Ambitions

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is distracted by his exploration of a presidential run, top Wisconsin Democrats complained Monday, noting that he’s speaking at political events in Iowa and California this month when they say he should be focused on solving the state’s $2.2 billion budget shortfall.

01/12/2015

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Walker Says He’s Praying Over Whether To Run For President

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s praying over whether to run for president in 2016 as he hires a senior adviser, plans a trip to Iowa in a couple weeks and expects to form an organization to raise and spend money on the exploratory effort.

01/08/2015

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20 Years Later, Iowa Man Wanted On LSD Charges Is In Custody

An Iowa man who fled authorities in 1994 while facing LSD charges is back in custody more than 20 years later.

01/06/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-5-15 John Hines For Dave Lee……

A frigid Monday…click the link above to hear Governor Dayton talk with John Hines.

01/05/2015

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Minnesota Man Gets 35 Years In Iowa Prison

A 62-year-old Minnesota man has been sentenced to 35 years in an Iowa prison for kidnapping and beating a woman.

12/23/2014

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Faking Birth

A woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Davenport after faking a birth to collect child support payments from a man who thought he was the nonexistent child’s father.

12/19/2014

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Iowa Killer Wants Resentencing Moved To Minn.

An Iowa woman convicted of helping her drug-dealing partner kill five people in 1993 wants her death penalty retrial moved out of state.

12/09/2014

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Iowa Police Chief Quits Following Bus Flap

A northeast Iowa police chief who is accused of illegally passing a stopped school bus has quit his post.

11/26/2014

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Missouri River Pipeline Asks 3 States For Funding

Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront money to keep it progressing.

11/09/2014

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Williams, Minnesota Rip Iowa 51-14, To Reclaim Pig

Maxx Williams caught three of Mitch Leidner’s four touchdown passes, and Minnesota ran for 291 yards in a romp past Iowa 51-14 on Saturday afternoon to retake the Floyd of Rosedale trophy after a two-year absence.

11/08/2014

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Iowa Man Fired After Filming Speeding School Van

An Iowa man who says he caught a Dubuque school van speeding while transporting students has been fired by a lawn care company.

10/29/2014

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Teen Killed In Car Collision In Eastern Iowa

Authorities say an 18-year-old has been killed after his vehicle collided with a semitrailer in eastern Iowa.

10/27/2014

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Midwest Beekeepers To Focus On Public Awareness

Beekeepers in Iowa and Nebraska are joining a national movement to encourage farmers and gardeners to avoid new pesticides which kill bees and to promote the health of bees as integral to food production.

10/12/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Sheriff: Iowa Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident

Authorities in eastern Iowa say a man has been hospitalized after flipping his snowmobile while driving on grass.

09/29/2014

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Sheriff: Iowa Man Locked 5 Kids In Bedroom All Day

An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend’s five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours without food or access to a bathroom, authorities said Monday.

09/22/2014

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Small Plane Crash In Longville

A small plane crashed at the airport in Longville with at least two people aboard. The crash in northern Minnesota happened around midday Tuesday, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The plane caught fire, and its pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital in Brainerd.

09/17/2014

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Manure Spill Fouls Stream In Northwest Iowa

The Iowa Natural Resources Department is investigating a fish kill caused by manure spilled into a northwest Iowa creek.

09/15/2014

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