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The Carroll Chamber of Commerce annual banquet will be held on Monday, Feb. 6, and Executive Director, Shannon Landauer said they are pleased to be adding a new award for the Young Professional of the Year.…
01.17 / 18:51
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The governor laid out what will most likely be his final Condition of the State Address last week. Lawmakers had Monday off for the Martin Luther King Jr . holiday, but they’re back at it on Today. Here are a few items IPR Statehouse Correspondent Joyce Russell is watching. Planned Parenthood funding is in the crosshairs of Republicans. The plan to eliminate state funding for Planned Parenthood is part of the governor’s budget and has strong Republican support. “It takes most of the sessi…
01.17 / 18:32
iowapublicradio.org
The post Author, activist Lindy West partners with Emma Goldman Clinic for annual fundraiser appeared first on Little…
01.17 / 18:07
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WASHINGTON — The Chicago Cubs, winners of baseball’s World Series for the first time in 108 years, were honored by President Obama at the White House Monday, a celebration highlighted by the team issuing him a “midnight pardon” for being&#…
01.17 / 18:00
clintonherald.com
This ice is clearing away from most of Iowa’s state roadways as temperatures rise. The Department of Transportation road report shows a majority of the state’s roadways have normal winter driving conditions today. However, roadways in sections of northwest Iowa from Spencer down through, Cherokee to Dennison and Harlan are still shown as being partially…
01.17 / 17:48
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A five-year-old was injured in an accident in Adair County Saturday night. The Iowa State Patrol reports that 30-year-old Patrick Lester of Fort Wayne, Ind. was exceeding the speed limit while traveling eastbound on Interstate 80…
01.17 / 17:37
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A concrete recycling project at the Newton Sanitary Landfill makes use of a product that was once considered waste. The concrete crushing project recycles concrete rubble that has been dropped of at the landfill into a usable material for both the landfill and the…
01.17 / 17:23
newtondailynews.com
The Northwest Iowa Genealogical Society will hold its monthly gathering on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 1:30 p.m. A presentation by Judy Hayworth of Kingsley will follow the business meeting and a light lunch. Titled “Ghost Towns of Plymouth County,” the program will reveal details of interest on the obscured towns of Mammen, Neptune, O’Leary, Quorn…
01.17 / 17:23
akronhometowner.com
The first of three legislative coffees hosted by the Jasper County League of Women Voters is scheduled for 9 a.m.…
01.17 / 17:22
newtondailynews.com
By Steve Peterson A fifth grade class at West Sioux took a different twist when it came to its study of the American Revolution. Ronda and Colin Kelley of Boulder, Colo., came to WS teacher Tina Vande Slunt’s class to test their Discourse in Time theme units. The units use the latest technology of websites…
01.17 / 17:22
akronhometowner.com
Tom Pospisil from Eriksen Chevrolet was on-hand to present a check for $500 for the December Three Degree Guarantee to Jordan's…
01.17 / 17:11
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There is an evident void in local cuisine: While there are quite a few great barbeque joints in town, the selection is far more limited when it comes to dishing up homestyle soul food. Enter Sugapeach. Following the closure of Sweetiepie’s in Cedar Rapids, the Iowa Soul Food Company opened this new establishment in North The post LV Recommends: Sugapeach appeared first on Little V…
01.17 / 16:53
littlevillagemag.com
Three protesters were arrested on Monday for trespassing along the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site, police said, where a fierce monthslong demonstration has unfolded against the building of... …
01.17 / 16:40
thegazette.com
The Iowa City City Council agreed previously that it's not about using city resources such as the police department to assist federal agencies in detaining illegal…
01.17 / 16:34
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Police say Tyler J. Ratzlaff threw the glass bottle at a woman, striking her in the…
01.17 / 16:05
press-citizen.com
MASON CITY | The North Iowa Area Community College campus is closed today due to…
01.17 / 15:57
globegazette.com
The Pines Pasture II thepinesmusic.com During live shows the Pines will drop in traditional and cover songs, seemingly as much for their entertainment as for the audience. In 2015, they released an EP of some of these songs titled Pasture: Folk Songs, which included songs from Joe Price, Mance Lipscomb, Iris Dement and Greg Brown. The post Album Review: The Pines — Pasture II appeared first on Little…
01.17 / 15:40
littlevillagemag.com
A January thaw is what all of us look forward to right now, a breath of warmth that reopens our hope that someday soon April will return. Two cold-of-winter days, maybe three, of forty degrees. No wind. Heaven comes to Siouxland. That’s the relief people felt early on January 12, 1888, when most of those who’d put down homesteads had just arrived. Here’s how David Laskin describes that morning: Everyone who wrote about January 12 noticed something different about the quality of that morni…
01.17 / 15:31
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DES MOINES, Iowa – A former state senator is being sentenced Monday on federal charges related to violating campaign finance laws during the 2012 presidential campaign. Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in 2014 to one count of causing a federal campaign committee to falsely report its expenditures to the Federal Election Commission and one count of obstruction of justice in connection with the concealed expenditures. The Department of Justice says Sorenson, a former Republican state senator, a…
01.17 / 15:29
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SIOUX CITY | Sioux City streets remain slick in some areas this morning, but city crews have been putting salt and sand on major routes…
01.17 / 14:52
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