Ticket Purchased in Clinton Wins $2 Million Powerball PrizeSayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
Iowa Workforce Shakeup: Layoffs Sweep Through Three Businesses This WeekAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Ames Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Gas StationNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
Des Moines Police Investigate After Woman’s Body Found on StreetNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
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New owners of Pelican Post, Who’s on First say restaurants’ pasts holding them back
DES MOINES, Iowa — On social media, the new owner of Tipsy Crow Tavern in downtown Des Moines has been trying to spread the word that the business no longer has ties to former owner Steve McFadden. McFadden had ties to several businesses not just in Des Moines, but around the metro. Two locally-owned restaurants […]
Another $2 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Eastern Iowa
People in Clinton, Iowa are hoping that their significant other or they are the ones holding the $2 million winning Powerball ticket. Someone not only had their belly stuffed over the Thanksgiving weekend but also their wallet. Congrats to the second $2 million Powerball winner in eastern Iowa in the...
If You Drive This Color Of Car In Iowa You Are More Likely To Be Pulled Over
There are many urban legends about getting pulled over. One big myth is that red cars always get pulled over the most. Does the color or model of the car matter so much that it can actually make it so one car gets pulled over more than all the others?
Iowa, All Those Acorns In Your Yard Could Cause A Big Problem
There's been a lot of acorns around here this year and they could bring with them a huge problem soon. You may not think much about acorns. They're like nature's Legos if you step on them barefoot and a lot of critters like to munch on acorns. But this has been a unique year for acorns, one that ecologists are calling a "mast year" because there's just been so many of them from hickory, oak, walnuts, and any other nut tree.
Woman speaks huge lottery win into existence in Iowa. ‘I’m going to do it today!’
She said she had to check the ticket four times.
Look closely: This Iowa Christmas tree seems to go straight through family's roof
STORY CITY, Iowa — One Iowa family is taking its Christmas decorations to the next level this year. The Feldman family's 20-foot-tall Christmas tree had to be cut into two pieces in order to be displayed at their Story City home. They got the Christmas novelty now holding 1,200...
Major Ames Intersection Closed for Sanitary Manhole Repairs, Impacting Local Traffic and Businesses
A major intersection in Ames is closed for a week to fix a sanitary manhole, causing inconvenience for drivers and businesses. Find out how they are navigating the detour and dealing with the road closure in this report.
Whispers from the Past: The Haunted Heritage of Iowa's Farm House Museum
Amidst the green expanses of Iowa State University lies a portal to the past, the Farm House Museum, a National Historic Landmark known as much for its historical significance as its ghostly inhabitants. The Knapp-Wilson House, as it was once known, whispers tales of the spectral from its construction in the mid-19th century to today. Home to pioneers of American agriculture, it now houses the echoes of the original Knapp-Wilson family, whose presence is felt through mysterious occurrences and ghostly lore.
Weekend snow not going to help Iowa drought conditions, experts say
DES MOINES, Iowa (Gray Iowa Capitol Bureau) - Most of Iowa remains in a drought. It’s most extreme in northeast Iowa. Despite snowfall over the Thanksgiving weekend, experts say it’s not going to help very much. Greg Wandrey with the Iowa Corn Growers Association says despite the drought,...
Wait A Minute! Is There Another Moose On The Loose In MN?
One Minnesota moose has taken the nation by storm, but there might be another moose about to make headlines. It seems that there could be another moose on it's way up North from Iowa. Sound familiar? Here's everything we know about this possibly new mystery loose moose. The online social...
Cartevious Norton enters transfer portal
Iowa State running back Cartevious Norton became the third Cyclone to announce his intent to enter the transfer portal after the conclusion of the regular season on Monday, joining Treyveon McGee and DeShawn Hanika. Norton, along with running back Eli Sanders, did not make the trip for Iowa State’s final...
These Are The 3 Reasons An Iowa Home Has Christmas Candles In The Window
You may notice a certain Christmas decoration in Iowa windows and there are unique meanings behind it. We're all decking the halls now that Thanksgiving is behind us, if you haven't finished that project already. It's fun to drive around this time of the year and look at Christmas lights just to see how other folks decorate their houses. One thing a lot of us have definitely seen are houses with candles in the windows, like this:
Echoes of the Past: The Haunting Beauty of Harvester, Iowa's Ghost Town
Nestled in the heart of Iowa, the ghost town of Harvester whispers tales of abandonment through its desolate streets and crumbling structures. Once a thriving agricultural hub, the town now stands as a haunting relic of the past, its eerie beauty captivating those who wander through. The dwindling population and abandoned buildings serve as a somber reminder of the impermanence of human endeavors and the relentless march of time.
Iowa’s Best Internet Service Provider Revealed
In the digital age, reliable and high-speed internet is a necessity, and for many Iowa households, the quest for the perfect provider often begins with evaluating the options available. At the forefront stands Mediacom, the largest cable internet provider in the state, capturing the attention of two-thirds of Iowa residents...
This Small Town Is Called The Best In Iowa
Do you live in a great small town? It might even be considered one of the best. Today We are looking at the top three best small towns in Iowa. It's important to remember that while the numbers have picked these top three towns, your own and others' experiences may be very different. This list is from Road Snacks.
Polk County Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Adair County
(Greenfield) The Adair County Sheriff’s Office released its latest arrest report on Sunday. *The Adair Police Department arrested 21-year-old Kevin Yamil Gonzalez Acevedo of Des Moines man on November 21 for possession of a controlled substance, 2nd offense, possession of a drug tax stamp, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Authorities released him the following day on a $6,500.00 bond.
Iowa Experiences Single-Digit Wind Chills and Snowfall
Experience the chill of single-digit wind chills in Iowa! Get a detailed weather update, including a look at the snow pack from recent snowfall, current temperatures, and the forecast for the coming week. Find out when to expect the next moisture system.
Bus Stop Damaged During Slick Conditions
(Ames, IA) -- A CyRide bus stop was heavily damaged after a vehicle slapped into it during snowy conditions over the weekend. The bus stop is in the 4600 block of Mortensen. There were no injuries. The Ames Police Department posted a picture along with this reminder to drivers:. Motorists...
Making a difference, belonging drives rural festival volunteers and bolsters community development
AMES, Iowa — During Orange City’s three-day tulip festival each May, the northwest Iowa town attracts roughly 40,000 visitors, more than six times its population. People come for the blooms and parades, traditional Dutch food and musical theater. For the community, it’s an opportunity to celebrate its cultural heritage and give a boost to local businesses.