An Iowa man’s online classified ad offering an oak coffin for sale neglected to mention the full skeleton inside, so police interrupted the deal and seized the bones.
The National Weather Service said the river had crested in the St. Louis area and the Illinois towns of Grafton and Alton further north.
The new jackpot has a $350.1 million cash option. The next drawing is scheduled for Saturday.
Iowa is about to tie a state record for the longest stretch without a reported tornado.
As we look forward to warming up and drying out, Mother Nature may not be on the same page.
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.