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.
Iowa will not issue driver’s licenses to young illegal immigrants who are eligible to work in the U.S. under an Obama administration program, transportation officials announced Thursday.
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said weakness in nondurable-goods producers, such as food and ethanol makers, combined with worries about the global economy to slow business in the region.
Authorities say three deer that used the automatic entrance doors have left a Kohl’s store in Coralville.
State criminal investigators continued Monday to look into reports of possible problems with absentee ballots in Muscatine and Floyd counties.
An Iowa jeweler is offering free rifles for husbands-to-be who spend at least $1,999 on an engagement ring at his store near Iowa City.
Brian Terrell and retired minister Ron Faust of suburban Kansas City were found guilty of the misdemeanor offense in September.