Some towns in the stretch of river from Quincy, Ill., to Grafton, Ill., reached 10-12 feet above flood stage.
Combined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.
An Iowa City police officer pulled over a speeding SUV – then helped the driver and his passenger deliver a baby.
Though a person’s optimism following a natural disaster doesn’t tend to wane, a person’s ability to improve emergency preparedness efforts is still weak in the wake of a disaster.
Thousands of people are gathering in Des Moines to celebrate all things bacon.
A House committee heard testimony on legislation by Rep. Casey Guernsey that would outlaw the use of unmanned aircraft to conduct surveillance.
A judge sentenced Peregrine Financial Group Inc. founder Russ Wasendorf Sr. to 50 years in prison on Thursday for stealing $215 million from investors over 20 years in what a prosecutor called the biggest fraud in Iowa history.
Iowa still solidly led the pack with 1.87 billion bushels, followed by Minnesota’s 1.37 billion and Nebraska’s 1.29 billion.
And yet the former medium-security Bridewell Prison in Bethany, Missouri will hit the auction block at the end of this month.
A nurse, a paramedic and a pilot died when a medical helicopter crashed and burst into flames in a field in northern Iowa.