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Patrol: Pregnant woman, toddler killed in Iowa crash

The Iowa State Patrol says a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old stepson have died in a crash in south-central Iowa.

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A former northeastern Iowa high school teacher arrested in April for being drunk at work has had his teaching license suspended. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported Friday that Daniel Reisner's license was...

Former Maynard teacher has license suspended

A former northeastern Iowa high school teacher arrested in April for being drunk at work has had his teaching license suspended.

DuPont OKs $10.5M payment for shuttered Iowa ethanol plant

DuPont has agreed to repay Iowa $10.5 million in incentives it received.

Iowa Supreme Court justice battling cancer to resign

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, who has been receiving treatment for skin cancer, has announced he will resign from the high court.

Graham poised to lead Judiciary panel after Grassley switch

Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa is giving up the chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for Sen. Lindsey Graham to take over.

Wind tower developers lose another round in court

Developers of three northeast Iowa wind turbine towers have lost another round in their battle to keep them up or rebuild them.

North Dakota regulators seek to fine TigerSwan up to $2M

North Dakota regulators are seeking up to $2 million in fines from a North Carolina company that handled security for the developer of the heavily protested Dakota Access oil pipeline.

Powerball winner donates $500K to veterans organization

An Iowa woman who won part of a $687.9 million Powerball jackpot says she will donate $500,000 to a Maine organization that operates a retreat for wounded veterans.

Iowa unemployment rate drops slightly to 2.4 percent

Iowa's unemployment rate has dropped slightly to 2.4 percent in October, the lowest in the state in more than 18 years.

Iowa DNR uses pesticide to remove fish from lake

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is using a pesticide to eliminate fish from a Des Moines lake as part of a decade-long effort to improve the waterway.

Woman accused of stealing pills at assisted living facility

A woman is accused of stealing narcotic pain pills while working for a Council Bluffs assisted living facility.

Man ruled not competent for murder trial in southeast Iowa

A man accused of stabbing to death his roommate in southeast Iowa has been ruled incompetent for trial.

Authorities say 2 killed, 1 injured in eastern Iowa crash

Authorities say two people were killed and one injured in an eastern Iowa collision.

Iowa college says new funding saving it from closure

A private school in southeast Iowa that was on the verge of closure says it has secured new funding that will keep its doors open.

Flags to be lowered for Iowa sailor killed at Pearl Harbor

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has ordered flags on state property flown at half-staff to honor a fallen sailor from Traer in the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Wells Fargo announces layoff of 400 in Des Moines area

Banking giant Wells Fargo has informed employees that it will lay off 400 workers in the Des Moines area.

Thousands rally against race incidents at university campus

Thousands of students, staffers and others have rallied in protest of racist notes and robocalls at Drake University in Des Moines.

Northwest Iowa County marks opening of new regional airport

Residents and officials have gathered to celebrate the opening of a new airport in northwest Iowa that's expected to fuel area business and development.

Woman who texted man 696 times takes plea deal

A Minnesota woman who authorities say sent 696 text messages to a northern Iowa man in April has taken a plea deal.

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