IOWA — The Iowa Department of Agriculture has announced new health inspection requirements to protect animals from disease outbreaks at the Iowa State Fair. The department says all hogs must be individually inspected and identified on a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection that was completed within seven days of the fair.Continue Reading

JOHNSTON, Iowa — Joshua Baldwin, a 16-year-old who is deaf with Down syndrome, received a special bike Tuesday. “Fun, love you, and see you later,” Gretchen Baldwin said. That’s how her son, Joshua, describes his new bike. “One of the times when we were practicing, I was running in frontContinue Reading

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Two eastern Iowa teachers are dead after drowning in a pool in Davenport. Officers were called to a backyard pool in east Davenport around 9 p.m. Monday. There they found 57-year-old Kenneth Anderson, of Bellevue, and 60-year-old Mark Anderson of Eldridge. Police say the men are not relatedContinue Reading