When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she’d hit it big. The screen said: “The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award – $41797550.16.”
A Burlington man was shot this week while in attendance at a party being thrown in memory of a shooting victim.
Tuition will increase by $366 for Illinois residents, bringing tuition totals to $7,662 for in-state students and about $21,740 in tuition and fees for out-of-state students.
Thieves stole a barn from an Iowa’s family farm.
A Des Moines woman stepped into the shower this week to help ease the discomfort of stomach pains. She emerged holding a newborn.
A family says a dog who ran away from home turned up at an Iowa hospital, where her owner was recovering from surgery.
Police arrested an Iowa kindergarten teacher after a parent reported her for having beer at an East Elementary School Valentine’s Day party.
Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.
Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside.
Residents in a southern Iowa county have been creating works of art from hay bales for Halloween.