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Alta-Aurelia cannot overcome #3 West Lyon for homecoming ALTA - Alta-Aurelia tried to keep it close early against West Lyon, but the number three team in the state became too much for the Warriors to handle on Friday night...
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Taking initiative on nitrates (09/22/16)
Yesterday, 9/19/16, I was in my local Iowa State U. extension office talking about water quality ideas-and a local farmer came in to gather info about a research project near Newell, Iowa where Kris Kohl, Engineer, had modified a drain tile. Casey Schmidt, the farmer, wanted to show this to his banker for support (ok, a loan)...
Congressman King and Putin (09/20/16)
Congressman Steve King of Sioux City was and is one hundred percent right in his statement about Putin and Russian nationalism. The reason we find there are some who disagree is because they don't understand a true patriot when they see one or hear them speak...
War - we never really leave (09/13/16)
President Obama said Tuesday the United States will spend $90 million over the next three years to clear unexploded bombs dropped on Laos during the Vietnam War. A decade ago we began spending $2.5 million a year to $15 million this year. During the Vietnam War America spent nine years bombing Laos with the goal of blocking supplies to Vietnam and fighting communist forces in northern Laos. ...
Hanover grateful for support (09/13/16)
The Hanover Historical Society appreciates the coverage the Storm Lake Pilot Tribune gave our 20th Annual Festival both before and after the event. We are also grateful to the many people who chose to celebrate the day with us and all the positive comments on the day's program...
Stopping the pipeline (09/13/16)
Today, several key federal agencies stepped in to temporarily halt construction of the Dakota Access pipeline in key areas that threaten water and Tribal sacred sites. The Department of Interior, Department of Justice and Army Corps of Engineers now all realize that the proper consultation was never done with Tribes, and that a water risk analysis still must be done...
BBC News
US election: Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash over jobs, race and the Iraq War in a feisty first debate of the election campaign.
Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed
Colombia's government and left-wing Farc rebels sign an agreement that formally brings an end to 52 years of civil war.
Stop-and-frisk: 'Form of racial profiling'
The stop-and-frisk policy features as a big area of dispute in the first US presidential debate.
'Have to get tough on cyber warfare'
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed that the issue of cyber warfare had to be addressed.
Washington state mall shooting: Suspect 'admits' gun attack
Prosecutors say a 20-year-old man has confessed to going on a murderous rampage in a shopping centre in Burlington, which left five people dead.
Clinton: 'He is hiding something in tax returns'
Hillary Clinton said she believes Donald Trump is 'hiding something' regarding his tax return.
Donald Trump on 'single worst deal ever approved'
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton disagree on the North American Free Trade Agreement - Nafta.
Who's ahead in the polls?
Follow the opinion polls as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go to head-to-head in the run up to the US election on 8 November.
US slaps sanctions on Chinese firm over North Korea ties
The US puts sanctions on a Chinese company and four executives alleged to have helped North Korea's nuclear programme.
Houston gunman who injured nine in mall attack was 'disgruntled lawyer'
Police say the gunman who was killed after randomly shooting at people outside a shopping centre in Houston, Texas, was a "disgruntled lawyer".
State news
Iowa State president says he will stop flying school plane
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs....
Iowa city braces for highest floodwaters since 2008 record
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Residents of Cedar Rapids are watching anxiously as the quickly rising Cedar River threatens to inundate their city with devastating floodwaters for the second time in just over eight years....
City pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriers
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city....
Ex-Burlington councilman gets 32 years for abusing teens
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- A judge has sentenced a former Burlington City Council member to 32 years in prison after his conviction of sexual abusing teenage girls....
North Dakota says no Indian artifacts found at pipeline site