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BURLINGTON (AP) — A Florida man has been placed on two years’ probation for his role in an August shooting outside an eastern Iowa vacation resort and apartment complex.
The Burlington Hawk Eye reports that 30-year-old Virgil Michael Griggs, Read More »
HUMBOLDT (AP) — Four Humboldt High School students are earning college credit as they help build a house through a program at Iowa Central Community College.
The students are participating in the Early Bird Program with the community college Read More »
DES MOINES — An industry-commissioned study has found that Iowa’s 18 state-licensed gaming casinos account for $2.5 billion in economic activity, support 16,798 jobs that pay nearly $742 million in wages and generate $726 million in federal, state Read More »
HR 57-71 or the tax extenders bill passed the senate tuesday in a 76 to 16 vote.
The bill already passed the house and is now headed to the president’s desk.
Major ag portions of the bill are in section 179. which bumps tax breaks for Read More »
A former Midamar operations manager was charged Thursday in federal court as part of an alleged Halal beef scheme in which the company’s founder and corporate officers have pleaded not guilty to falsifying documents, money laundering, and selling Read More »
Organization surpasses 2014 campaign goal
By Kiran Sood, The Gazette
CEDAR RAPIDS — More than 630 people gathered at the DoubleTree Hotel Thursday to learn whether United Way of East Central Iowa reached its $11 million f Read More »
WATERLOO (AP) — A Black Hawk County jury has found a former Waterloo man guilty of molesting a young girl.
The Waterloo-Cedar Fall Courier reports that 38-year-old Ivan Fernando Fierro was convicted Friday of second-degree sexual abuse. He f Read More »
DES MOINES - Iowa's major industries are highly productive and have seen competitive job growth, but the state's low population growth could hurt its future work force, according to a report released Thursday.
The report, issued by Battell Read More »
The downtown Iowa City area has been busy this December with new and old traditions aimed at bringing more people to the area.
“It's just been really busy, and it's been a great holiday season so far,” said Betsy Potter of the Read More »
IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa is defending its decision to reassign a law school employee while she brings a lawsuit claiming political discrimination.
The university last month transferred Teresa Wagner from her eight-year job as Read More »