INDIANOLA, Iowa — Wednesday marks day four of RAGBRAI XLVII and riders woke up in Indianola. One company has been keeping riders caffeinated and on the road for the past 10 years, the Iowa Coffee Company. Founder Tom Sibbernson said riding along the route is like a giant family reunion
DES MOINES, Iowa — According to the National Autism Association, one out of every 59 Americans has Autism Spectrum Disorder, and out of those people, nearly half have a tendency to wander or run away from safe settings. We’ve seen this happen right in our area not too long ago,
DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa has won a $1.15 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to improve water quality. The money will go toward creating wetlands to help filter farm runoff in the Middle Cedar River watershed in eastern Iowa. Wetlands naturally collect rain and floodwater, slow it
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.
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 front
DES MOINES, Iowa — Recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids across the country didn’t zero-in on Iowa, but Zuli Garcia, of Des Moines, says the fear is present. “Right now they are afraid of everything, to be honest with you. If they are a witness in something, if they are
NORWALK, Iowa- The Main Street School here decided to sell cookies on RAGBRAI 2019 when it came through town over the noon hour. This event is a great chance to make some money for the school, but they had an idea to do a little something extra. They created the
DURANT, Iowa — An eastern Iowa police officer has resigned after video surfaced of him pulling out his gun and knocking over a motorcyclist during a traffic stop. Robert Smith quit his job Monday night after a closed city council meeting in the town of Durant. After retiring from the Iowa
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A welding accident in Marshalltown started a fire that destroyed a garage and caused damage to neighboring properties, authorities said. Marshalltown police and fire crews responded to a garage fire behind 708 Noble Street at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday. En route to the fire, neighbors advised dispatchers that
Marshalltown, Iowa — Scaffolding and construction prove that progress in Marshalltown is visable but the unseen side of the EF-3 tornado may be just as important. Now the Marshalltown community has a plan to repair what’s on the inside of their most important residents. With the right tools, many
INDIANOLA, Iowa — Two people are hospitalized after a crash during RAGBRAI Tuesday in Indianola. The crash happened at the bottom of a steep hill. Police said a 22-year-old woman and a 57-year-old man crashed into each other as they were coming down at high speeds. Both of them were
LINN COUNTY, Iowa — A boy is dead after getting trapped underneath a riding lawn mower in eastern Iowa. It happened at the 5600 block of East Cemetery Road between Cedar Rapids and Fairfax Monday night. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says they found a juvenile pinned under a mower
ANKENY, Iowa — Vice President Mike Pence made the trip to Iowa Tuesday for a quick tour of Accumold Manufacturing Company and to speak to Iowans and industry leaders about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. “I came here to Iowa to send one message and one message only today: Iowa and
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 related
MCALLEN, Texas — Iowa Senator Joni Ernst has wrapped up a three-day visit to several holding facilities for migrants on the southern border. Ernst says there is no doubt there’s a crisis at the border. She goes on to say facilities are overcapacity and backlogs in asylum processing are skyrocketing.