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New flood maps show reduced risks in Dubuque area

New federal maps show that fewer buildings in Dubuque are at risk of flooding.

In governor's races, Trump emerges as a defining issue

Governor's races are on the ballot in 36 states this year, and the common thread running through many of them has nothing to do with state policy: It's President Donald Trump.

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will be temporarily reduced because of recent heavy rains in southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it is...

Iowa State honors slain golfer before Akron game

Iowa State honored slain former golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday.

Water released from dams on Missouri River reduced

The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will be temporarily reduced because of recent heavy rains in southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa.

Prairie seed harvest set this weekend in central Iowa

The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and other land trusts in Iowa will be harvesting prairie seeds this weekend in central Iowa.

Des Moines city cemetery cleanup will see grave decor tossed

Flowers and decorations left on graves in several Des Moines city cemeteries must be picked up by the end of the month, or be thrown out by city workers.

2 Iowa farmers sentenced to prison over bank loans

Federal prosecutors in eastern Iowa have announced prison sentences for two farmers convicted in separate cases.

Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison

By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press

3 Marines killed in Vietnam War to be buried at Arlington

The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery.

Department proposes fines over attacks on school workers

The Iowa worker safety agency has proposed fining the Iowa Human Services Department, saying the department's school for delinquent juveniles isn't protecting its employees.

Investors buy steel company assets from bankruptcy court

A local investment group has bought an eastern Iowa steel castings company that filed for bankruptcy protection in March.

Iowa unemployment rate down to 2.5 percent, 2nd lowest in US

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.5 percent in August, giving the state the second-lowest rate in the country.

Missouri River changes create sinkholes in Iowa community

The Missouri River's fluctuating water levels are keeping crews busy fixing broken sewer lines and filling sinkholes around Council Bluffs.

Iowa regulator fines Florida man, citing insurance scheme

The Iowa Insurance Division has fined a Florida man and revoked his license, alleging he'd scammed people who were buying health insurance.

Ex-Omaha Tribal Council member gets 5 years of probation

A former Omaha Tribal Council member has been sentenced to five years of probation and told to pay more than $13,000 in restitution for misusing federal funds.

Heavy rains swell rivers, creeks in northwest Iowa

By The Associated Press

Authorities clear officers who exchanged gunshots with man

Authorities have cleared two eastern Iowa police officers who exchanged gunshots with a man.

Iowa officials: Flooding sees wastewater, manure discharges

Iowa officials say flooding in northwest Iowa is causing multiple wastewater and manure discharges.

Ethics panel: Reynolds OK to take 9 rides on private jets

A state ethics board says Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds did nothing wrong in accepting nine rides on private jets in the last 14 months, concluding they were legitimate in-kind campaign contribution allowable under Iowa's...

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