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(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ Pat Curtis) – The spring snowstorm striking today is unusual even by Iowa standards. Three cities have topped a 66-year-old record for the heaviest snowfall in the month of ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ O. Kay Henderson) – For the second time in five years, a northwest Iowa legislator has proposed docking the pay of Iowa Supreme Court justices, then tabled his plan before a ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ Dar Danielson) – Governor Terry Branstad has ordered that all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff today to honor a northeast Iowa sailor who was killed in action in ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ Dar Danielson) – Organizers of the Pella Tulip Festival seem to be taking the sudden shift to winter weather in stride. The event opened Thursday as the rare May snowstorm ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa News’ Dar Danielson) – The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a district court ruling that both names of a lesbian couple should be included on a birth certificate when one of the women ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa News’ Matt Kelly) – The Midwestern economy faltered slightly during the past month but it’s still healthy and chugging along, while Iowa’s economy is thriving, according to a ...

A famous German World War II bomber nicknamed “the flying pencil” has spent decades submerged in the English Channel after being shot down in the Battle of Britain. Now, divers are braving dangerous ...

U.S. Military Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan

A U.S. military plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan today, shortly after taking off from the Manas Transit Center. The aircraft was a KC-135, a refueling tanker based on the Boeing 707. It is not immediately clear how many ...

A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor’s 500 index, a broader ...

Runaway Mom’s Ex-Husband Facing Insurance Payout Fight

The husband of Brenda Heist, the Pennsylvania mother who vanished 11 years ago and reappeared in Florida last week, may now face a legal battle over the $100,000 in insurance money he was paid when Heist was ...