News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDT

Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business. Even before...

Teen father charged after 8-month-old Iowa girl dies
Teen father charged after 8-month-old Iowa girl dies

A teenage father is facing charges after his 8-month-old girl died after being hospitalized with serious injuries.

18 hrs 52 mins ago
Water levels increased in Missouri River
Water levels increased in Missouri River

The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will likely remain above normal throughout the summer and fall to reduce the amount of water held in reservoirs along the river.

19 hrs 8 mins ago
Pilot project to provide free Wi-Fi in central Iowa area
Pilot project to provide free Wi-Fi in central Iowa area

A project being funded by Microsoft and federal grants will provide free internet to Valley Junction area of West Des Moines.

July 14th, 10:48 am
Iowa charity collecting donations for backpack giveaway
Iowa charity collecting donations for backpack giveaway

An Iowa charity is seeking donations to provide new, fully-stocked backpacks to children in the foster care system.

July 14th, 9:28 am
Days of high heat lead to buckling of I-380 pavement in Iowa
Days of high heat lead to buckling of I-380 pavement in Iowa

Iowa roads officials say high outdoor temperatures are to blame for the buckling of a large section of pavement along Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids.

July 13th, 5:51 pm
Pilot project to provide free Wi-Fi in central Iowa area
Pilot project to provide free Wi-Fi in central Iowa area

A project being funded by Microsoft and federal grants will provide free internet to Valley Junction area of West Des Moines.

July 14th, 10:48 am
Iowa charity collecting donations for backpack giveaway
Iowa charity collecting donations for backpack giveaway

An Iowa charity is seeking donations to provide new, fully-stocked backpacks to children in the foster care system.

July 14th, 9:28 am
Days of high heat lead to buckling of I-380 pavement in Iowa
Days of high heat lead to buckling of I-380 pavement in Iowa

Iowa roads officials say high outdoor temperatures are to blame for the buckling of a large section of pavement along Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids.

July 13th, 5:51 pm
Iowa business owner who killed burglar won't be charged
Iowa business owner who killed burglar won't be charged

Police say no charges will be filed against a business owner who shot and killed a suspected burglar outside his business in southern Des Moines.

July 13th, 5:19 pm
AP: Iowa trooper was fired due to 'threatening' interactions
AP: Iowa trooper was fired due to 'threatening' interactions

A termination letter shows that a member of the Iowa State Patrol was fired this month because of "intimidating, threatening and unwelcome" interactions with colleagues.

July 13th, 5:11 pm
McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness
McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.

July 13th, 4:15 pm
Obit, memorial service of 5-year-old Iowa boy gets attention
Obit, memorial service of 5-year-old Iowa boy gets attention

A unique memorial service set for 5-year-old Garrett Matthias of central Iowa is matched only by the one-of-a-kind obituary the preschooler had a hand in authoring and that is now garnering national attention.

July 13th, 3:59 pm
Sheriff: Man was working on crane boom when it killed him
Sheriff: Man was working on crane boom when it killed him

A sheriff says a man installing a boom extension on an old, truck-mounted construction crane in northern Iowa was crushed to death when the boom fell on him.

July 13th, 12:55 pm
Iowa farmers join in state plan to save monarch butterflies
Iowa farmers join in state plan to save monarch butterflies

Iowa farmers are joining an effort to create a habitat statewide to save monarch butterflies from extinction.

July 13th, 10:55 am
Grain bin company founder Eugene Sukup dies at 89
Grain bin company founder Eugene Sukup dies at 89

Eugene Sukup (SOO'-kuhp), who founded a grain bin and dryer company in northern Iowa, has died at the age of 89.

July 13th, 9:19 am
The Latest: Iowans join for former Gov. Robert Ray's funeral
The Latest: Iowans join for former Gov. Robert Ray's funeral

The Latest on the funeral for former Iowa Gov. Robert Ray (all times local):

July 13th, 7:43 am
Trial set for woman accused of hitting, starving daughter, 3
Trial set for woman accused of hitting, starving daughter, 3

An August trial is scheduled for a northeast Iowa woman accused of hitting and starving her 3-year-old daughter.

July 13th, 7:11 am
Treatment plan approved for man acquitted of killing wife
Treatment plan approved for man acquitted of killing wife

A judge has approved a mental health treatment plan for a man who was acquitted by reason of insanity of killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station.

July 13th, 6:23 am
Former Iowa Gov. Ray's legacy contrasts with modern GOP
Former Iowa Gov. Ray's legacy contrasts with modern GOP

Iowa residents remembering the legacy of former Gov. Robert D. Ray are reflecting on the difference between his administration and today's politics.

July 13th, 12:14 am
Flooding changes route of Iowa's cross-state bike ride
Flooding changes route of Iowa's cross-state bike ride

Flooding has forced organizers to re-route part of Iowa's annual cross-state bicycle ride.

July 12th, 6:07 pm

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MidAmerican Energy Co. announces central Iowa wind farm
MidAmerican Energy Co. announces central Iowa wind farm

Iowa's largest power utility has announced it will begin construction of a wind farm in Grundy County.

July 12th, 5:43 pm
The Latest: Ray motorcade tours Des Moines before ceremony
The Latest: Ray motorcade tours Des Moines before ceremony

The Latest on ceremonies honoring former Gov. Robert D. Ray (all times local):

July 12th, 4:31 pm
Iowa health officials looking into rise in parasitic illness
Iowa health officials looking into rise in parasitic illness

Iowa health officials are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from the parasite Clycospora.

July 12th, 3:26 pm
Ray motorcade will tour Des Moines before Capitol ceremony
Ray motorcade will tour Des Moines before Capitol ceremony

Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray will be the first person in 63 years to lie in state at the Iowa Capitol.

July 12th, 2:14 pm
Authorities say crane boom collapses, kills Iowa man
Authorities say crane boom collapses, kills Iowa man

Sheriff's officials say a man was killed when a crane boom collapsed onto him, pinning him to the ground, in northeast Iowa.

July 12th, 11:58 am
Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law
Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

July 12th, 10:30 am
Abuse charges against nursing home workers dropped
Abuse charges against nursing home workers dropped

An Iowa prosecutor has dropped charges for now against two nurses accused of abusing a resident at a northeastern Iowa nursing home.

July 12th, 7:42 am
Man admits stealing trade secrets, lying to FBI
Man admits stealing trade secrets, lying to FBI

An Iowa man has admitted stealing trade secrets and transferring some to his new employer.

July 12th, 7:02 am
Authorities ID man whose death has prompted investigation
Authorities ID man whose death has prompted investigation

Authorities have released the name of a man in southeast Iowa whose death has prompted an investigation.

July 12th, 5:34 am
The Latest: Woman gets prison in pipeline protest shooting
The Latest: Woman gets prison in pipeline protest shooting

The Latest on the sentencing of a woman accused in a Dakota Access oil pipeline protest shooting (all times local):

July 11th, 7:26 pm
Police seek suspects after flash mob robs Iowa store
Police seek suspects after flash mob robs Iowa store

Police in eastern Iowa are looking for members of a mob of up to 40 people that swarmed into a Cedar Rapids convenience store, stealing items and destroying property in just seconds.

July 11th, 3:34 pm
Southeastern Iowa police investigating suspicious death
Southeastern Iowa police investigating suspicious death

Authorities in southeastern Iowa say they are investigating a person's death described as suspicious.

July 11th, 2:54 pm
Woman being sentenced in oil pipeline protest shooting
Woman being sentenced in oil pipeline protest shooting

A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline is finding out how long she'll spend in a federal prison.

July 11th, 11:41 am
Police say business owner fatally shot burglar
Police say business owner fatally shot burglar

Police say a business owner shot and killed a burglar in southern Des Moines.

July 11th, 9:17 am
Man who hid camera in bathroom gets 30 years for child porn
Man who hid camera in bathroom gets 30 years for child porn

An eastern Iowa man who hid a camera in a bathroom to take pornographic images of children has been imprisoned.

July 11th, 7:01 am

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