The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a small, but potentially significant, victory to a fast-food worker from Iowa. The court did not address the basic premise of Robyn Morgan’s lawsuit – that the Taco Bell restaurant she worked for had violated wage-and-hour laws. The court did, however, address a procedural issue that could have major implications for U.S. workers whose employers insist on arbitration to settle disputes that would otherwise be heard in court.
(Lamoni) -- Lamoni softball star Cameron Martin is ready for her next adventure at Simpson College. Regardless of what her senior year brings, one of the top hitters in the Bluegrass Conference knows she has more softball in front of her. "I'm excited," Martin said about her pledge to Simpson....
GUILFORD, Mo. — Platte Valley scored five runs before Princeton could record an out in the third inning, paving the way to a 10-1 win in the Class 1 sectional round Monday evening. Brandon McQueen finished with four hits and four RBIs, scoring two runs of his own. Trevor...
(Mt. Ayr, Iowa) – Sheriff’s officials in Ringgold County are asking for the public’s help in solving a shooting that resulted in the death of a horse. Authorities say a horse was shot and killed the weekend of May 14th two-miles south of Kellerton, in the area of Highway P-68 and 250th Street. The Hilltop Veterinary Clinic confirmed the cause of death and recovered a bullet.
Ridgeway, MO: Everett Harding, who farms near Ridgeway, was seriously injured last week when he was knocked down and stepped on by bulls that he was trying let out of a trailer. How useful was this post?. Click on a star to rate it!
(Des Moines) -- Another day in Des Moines, another state championship for Mount Ayr sophomore Ryce Reynolds. Reynolds led a trio of top two finishes in the 400 meter hurdles during the first session of day two at the 2022 State Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium. Running out of the eighth lane, Reynolds claimed his second state title in as many days, winning the 1A 400 hurdles with a blazing time of 53.03.
Funeral services for 97-year old Osceola resident Marjorie Baker will be held at 10 am Wednesday at the Slade-O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon. Visitiation will begin at noon on Tuesday at the funeral home, with the family present from 5 to 7 pm. Interment will be in the Van Wert Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Osceola Senior Center. Online condolences may be left at sladefuneralhome.com.
Federal authorities are continuing their investigation following the raid of a Benton home Tuesday. Several area law enforcement agencies assisted the FBI. According to an email from the FBI’s office in Milwaukee, the matter remains open and no additional details will be released at this time. An FBI officer did say there’s no danger to the public associated with the bureau’s recent enforcement action in Benton. Officials from departments in Grant and Lafayette County were at the scene as well.
1A/4A (5/19): Mount Ayr's Reynolds siblings nearly sweep 400s, St. Albert's Monahan primed for big weekend
(Des Moines) -- Mount Ayr’s Reynolds siblings nearly swept the 400, St. Albert’s Brendan Monahan set the stage for what could be a big weekend and area 1A athletes captured 13 medals on the opening day of the 2022 State Track & Field Championships. Out of those 13...
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A truck driver from Sheridan, in northwest Missouri, was injured Monday when the Freightliner big rig he was driving traveled off Highway 46 and overturned in Harrison County two miles west of Hatfield. Injuries were serious for 57-year-old John Steinman who was taken by ambulance to Ringgold County, Iowa Hospital...