Pop Music Legend Bobby Vee Dead At 73Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a Midwestern stage as a teenager to fill in after the 1959 plane crash that killed rock 'n' roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, has died. He was 73.
5 Years Probation For MN Woman In Prescriptions CaseA Minnesota woman accused of counterfeiting prescriptions in northern Iowa has been given five years of probation.
Fire Damages Dakota Access Pipeline Equipment, Arson SuspectedAuthorities suspect arson in the latest burning of heavy equipment being used in the construction of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline in central Iowa.
'We've Got Trouble' In Mason City's Music Man SquareThe Music Man Square in the hometown of "The Music Man" creator Meredith Willson is floundering financially.
False Shooter Report Prompts Evacuation Of Iowa DormsA University of Iowa residence hall was evacuated after a false report of an active shooter.
Disaster Proclamations Issued Following Flooding In NE IowaGov. Terry Branstad has issued disaster proclamations for two northeast Iowa counties that endured heavy flooding. The governor's office said Monday that he issued the proclamations late Friday for Clayton and Winneshiek counties, allowing state resources to be used to aid in recovery efforts from flooding that began Sept. 21.
Clinton Campaigns In Iowa As Early Voting Kicks OffWith early voting poised to play a bigger role in this year's election, Hillary Clinton was urging voters in Iowa to start casting ballots on Thursday, more than five weeks before Election Day.
Cedar River Recedes, Forecasted To Drop Below Flood StageAuthorities say the Cedar River in Iowa is slowly receding from its crest in Cedar Rapids, and a new forecast says the water level will drop below flood stage sooner than expected.
As Cedar River Rises, Cedar Rapids Residents Hope Flood Barriers HoldResidents of Iowa's second-largest city hope that a temporary floodwall protecting thousands of homes and downtown buildings will hold Tuesday as the rain-swollen Cedar River crests.
Cedar Rapids Animal Shelter Offers Safe Haven As Flooding LoomsThe Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control shelter is providing a safe haven for pets as flooding looms. The Des Moines Register reports that officials hope the offer of shelter will help persuade people to leave their flood-prone homes.
Flood Forecast For Cedar River LoweredFlood forecasts for the Cedar River have been lowered. The river is expected to crest Tuesday, 11 feet above flood stage.
With Cedar River Rising, Residents Of Low-Lying Areas Evacuating HomesResidents are leaving low-lying areas of Cedar Rapids, adhering to a request by the authorities to clear out by 8 p.m. Sunday due to the risk of flooding from the rising Cedar River.

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