Month: October 2019

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The Waukee Fire and Police Departments have confirmed they were called out Sunday at 5:34 p.m. to an address in rural Dallas County on the report of an explosion that was part of a gender reveal announcement. Waukee Fire Captain Tomme Tysdal says the explosion came from a shell shot out of a rifle. “The […]

As farmer suicide numbers are rebounding to their worst levels in decades, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he hopes a vote may come as soon as today to provide help to those in need. Grassley, a Republican, says he worked with Montana Senator Jon Tester, a Democrat, to craft bipartisan legislation. “Senator Tester and I […]

The husband of a University of Iowa administrator who was found dead in Iowa City has been charged with her murder. Sixty-seven-year-old Roy Browning, Junior of Iowa City was arrested Monday and charged with first-degree murder in the death of 65-year-old JoEllen Browning. JoEllen Browning who was found dead in their home on Friday, April […]

A northwest Iowa farmer told members of the U.S. House today it’s time for congress to enforce the federal ethanol production requirement. “The EPA is taking actions that have dramatically undermined the market,” said Kelly Nieuwenhuis of Primghar, the board president for Siouxland Energy in Sioux Center. Nieuwenhuis testified before the House Committee on Energy […]

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate’s Fall 2019 Iowa Youth Straw Poll takes place in schools across Iowa on Tuesday. More than 300 schools have registered to take part in the Straw Poll, which will measure students’ preferred candidates in the Presidential, U.S. Senate and U.S. House races.  Those schools include Keokuk […]

Iowa saw a record number of coyotes taken last year and a DNR furbearer biologist says they remain the hot animal to hunt and trap. Vince Evelsizer says there were more than 18,000 coyotes taken last year. “Typically it’s been 12 to 13 thousand in recent years, which is higher than recent years before that. […]

Three new snowplows that run on biodiesel will soon be clearing Iowa’s roads. Grant Kimberley, executive director of the Iowa Biodiesel Board, says the plows run on the blend called B-100, or pure biodiesel. “That’s something that’ll be exciting and prove that we can use it in any weather environment and at any blend level,” […]

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — In an email to fans, and a post on his rarely-updated website, disgraced comic Louis C.K. surprised fans with the announcement of a new 14-city international tour. C.K.’s new tour kicks off Nov. 2 in Richmond, Va., and conclude Jan. 31 in New Orleans, with stops as far flung as Rome […]

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — (NOTE LANGUAGE) Tiffany Haddish is just like the rest of us when it comes celebrity encounters: she wants to capture the moment. In an Instagram post on Sunday, the Kids Say The Darndest Things host shared an impromptu selfie she took with Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman. “I ran up on @morganfreeman and he check […]

Apple TV Plus(NEW YORK) — Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon showed off their journalism skills at the anchor desk on Good Morning America Monday ahead of their new Apple TV Plus series, The Morning Show. The pair, who first co-starred in Friends as sisters Rachel and Jill Green nearly 20 years ago, said they’ve been […]

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