Trial Set To Begin In Iowa For 2 Former Ron Paul AidesA federal trial is set to begin in Iowa for two aides to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign accused of secretly paying a state lawmaker for his endorsement.
Resident Leaps From 2nd Floor During Iowa Apartment FireA woman has jumped to safety from a second-floor window and a man has been rescued by firefighters during a blaze at a Waterloo apartment building. Authorities say the fire was reported at little after 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Ron Paul To Testify At Iowa Trial Of 2012 Campaign AidesThree top officials with Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated federal financial disclosure laws by secretly paying an influential Iowa politician for his endorsement.
Iowa School Bus Driver Quits Midway Through RouteAn Iowa school district had to dispatch a second bus and driver to pick up students because the first driver quit midway through her morning route.
Survey Suggests Economy Slowing In Rural Parts Of MinnesotaA new survey suggests that the economy will slow down in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states -- including Minnesota -- in the months ahead. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says weak crop and energy prices are hurting profits across the region.
Walker To Focus On Iowa Following Quiet DebateScott Walker is focusing his dimming presidential campaign on the first-to-vote Iowa caucuses, a downshift in strategy for a candidate once seen as an early front-runner.
Report Says Mississippi River Commerce Worth $400 BillionA report released at a gathering of mayors in Dubuque finds that commerce along the Mississippi River generates more than $400 billion and supports 1.3 million jobs. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service coordinated the report, which was released Wednesday at a gathering of more than two dozen mayors in Dubuque.
Good Question: How Are Fantasy Sports Gambling Sites Legal?ou've probably seen fantasy football sites like FanDuel or DraftKings advertising huge cash prizes. You pay to enter, and if you win, you get paid. If you lose, you lose your money. Sounds like gambling, right? It's not. So, why are these sites legal? Good Question.
Deez Nuts Drops Into The State Fair CrushThe 2016 presidential election is still more than one year away, but dozens of political candidates take advantage of the State Fair every year to meet voters. One Independent presidential hopeful who has been grabbing headlines for his unconventional name stopped by the fair on Saturday.
State Patrol: 2 Dead In Separate Crashes In Fillmore Co.At least two people died in separate head-on crashes Tuesday in Fillmore County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The first accident happened just after 7 a.m. on Highway 52. A southbound Infiniti FX collided head-on with a northbound Pontiac Grand AM, which had drifted into the Infiniti's lane.
MN Independence Party Touts State Fair Cameo By Deez NutsMany attending the Minnesota State Fair make the most of their opportunity to sound off or enjoy a rap session with the politicians who attend. But what would you say to Deez Nuts?
October Sentencing Set For Rock Island Man In Woman's DeathA Rock Island man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend will be sentenced Oct. 9. The sentencing date for 40-year-old Timothy McVay was set Wednesday. He was convicted July 17 of first-degree murder and concealment in the death of 29-year-old Carrie Olson of Davenport, Iowa.