Iowa man charged after fatal boating accident in Missouri
TUSCUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 62-year-old Iowa man has been charged with a misdemeanor after a June boat crash killed another man.
Miller County Prosecutor Ben Winfrey charged Kelly Wise, of...
GRISWOLD, Iowa (AP) — Law enforcement officials in southwestern Iowa are investigating the shooting death of man.
The Cass County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that the shooting...
Friday’s Drake Relays Boys Results
2019 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee - 4/24/2019 to 4/27/2019
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
ADM, Adel 75, Carlisle 58
Ames 43, Marshalltown 25
Ankeny 77, Des Moines, Hoover 69
Ankeny Centennial 83, Mason City 56
Atlantic 51, Clarinda 42
Audubon 65, A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 44
Boone 55, Perry 15
Boyden-Hull 65, Sheldon 51
Carroll 55, Ballard 48
Charles City 71, Waverly-Shell Rock 55
Clear Lake 72, Hampton-Dumont-CAL 27
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 51, Lewis Central 43
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL=
East Mills 58, Essex 26
Shenandoah 63, Red Oak 53
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 53, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 41
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AGWSR, Ackley 60, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 37
Albia 55, Chariton 44
Alburnett 74, Cedar Valley Christian School 23
Ames 55, Fort Dodge 31
Ankeny 55, Des Moines, Lincoln 44
Ankeny Christian Academy 90, Orient-Macksburg 19
Aplington-Parkersburg 84, Columbus Catholic, Waterloo 39
Ar-We-Va, Westside 66, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 65
David 'Randy' Betz
April 5, 1954 -- March 30, 2018
David Randall "Randy" Betz, 63, died Friday, March 30, 2018, at Brookstone Acres from complications of Parkinson's disease.
Celebration of Life is being held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Highland Park Evangelical Free Church in Columbus, with the Rev. Mike Escen officiating. Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 2, at Highland Park 38th Street Coffee Shop, 4115 38th St.
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 65, Treynor 51
Alburnett 61, Prince of Peace Prep, Clinton 51
Alta/Aurelia 63, St. Mary's, Storm Lake 38
Ames 50, Ankeny 49
Ankeny Centennial 61, Southeast Polk 33
Aplington-Parkersburg 74, Wapsie Valley, Fairbank 64
Assumption, Davenport 69, Muscatine 47
Atlantic 59, Glenwood 41
B-G-M, Brooklyn 85, English Valleys, North English 35
Alburnett 75, Calamus-Wheatland 57
Ankeny Centennial 50, Ames 38
Atlantic 66, Denison-Schleswig 44
Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 63, Cedar Rapids, Washington 56
Central Clinton, DeWitt 64, Clear Creek-Amana 52
Dubuque, Senior 60, Dubuque, Hempstead 59
East Marshall, LeGrand 60, West Marshall, State Center 55
Ankeny Christian Academy 75, Murray 38
Ar-We-Va, Westside 73, West Harrison, Mondamin 42
Atlantic 66, Harlan 52
Bishop Garrigan 58, Forest City 56
Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 64, Unity Christian, Orange City 50
Boone 61, Dallas Center-Grimes 48
Boyer Valley, Dunlap 58, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 45
Central City 59, Springville 42
Central Lee, Donnellson 55, Van Buren, Keosauqua 53
The Clemson Tigers (8-1, 6-1 ACC) have made it to the point in the season they had hoped for -- championship season.
This week’s game against the Florida State Seminoles (3-5, 3-4 ACC) marks the first time this season the Tigers can break out their orange pants because will play for the Atlantic Division championship Saturday (3:30 p.m., ESPN).
No. 6 Clemson’s big weekend gets it back in title chase
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — One big weekend trumped two weeks of worry for No. 6 Clemson and got the Tigers back in the national championship pictures.
Clemson (7-1, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) got about everything it needed Saturday with a dominating bounce-back win over Georgia Tech, a confident, healthy return from injured quarterback Kelly Bryant and a couple of timely losses from undefeated teams ranked above the Tigers.
Iowa officials say manure spill near Clarinda cleaned up
CLARINDA, Iowa (AP) — Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources say a manure spill earlier this week near Clarinda has been cleaned up.
The DNR's Atlantic field office says the spill occurred Tuesday northwest of Clarinda. Contractors worked Wednesday and Thursday to remove about 236 tons of manure-contaminated soil from a ditch near the Lee Brooke confinement site. The mix was applied to crop fields.
Lincoln storyteller’s performance depicts WWII resistance fighters
ATLANTIC, IA - An actress and storyteller from eastern Nebraska has created an unusual one-woman show called “Voices From The Resistance.”
In the performance, Pippa White of Lincoln portrays real people who were resistance fighters during World War Two in France, Germany, Norway and Hungary.
While she spotlights the underground movement to defeat Hitler, White says she made a careful decision not to depict the Holocaust.
US beats Europe in Solheim Cup 16 1/2-11 1/2 in Iowa
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four years ago, Team Europe celebrated the most decisive win in Solheim Cup history — on American soil, no less.
Captain Annika Sorenstam and her team will likely spend their trip back across the Atlantic wondering when they'll be ready to compete with the U.S. again.
Lexi Thompson, 22, and her resurgent U.S. teammates finished off their most-decisive Solheim Cup victory in more than 20 years, beating Europe 16 1/2-11 1/2 on Sunday at Des Moines Golf and Country Club.
Several departments battle bar blaze in west Iowa
EXIRA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say several departments have been called in to help battle a blaze burning in the downtown of a western Iowa community.
Firefighters were dispatched early Friday morning after the blaze began in a two-story building housing Jerry's Bar in Exira (ex-ZYE'-ruh). Atlantic radio station KJAN reports (http://bit.ly/2tTPD5n ) that water tanker trucks were deployed to help firefighters keep the fire from spreading to adjacent buildings.
DURHAM, England -- When I first visited England to cover a British election 20 years ago this month, there were striking similarities between British and American politics. In Britain, Tony Blair's Labour Party was about to sweep to a landslide victory after 18 years of Conservative Party government, promising a third way between the free market policies of Margaret Thatcher and the socialist policies of traditional Labour. Voters and politicians seemed filled with exhilaration at the prospect...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a giant rabbit that died following a trans-Atlantic flight (all times local):
An Iowa man who was getting a giant rabbit from Britain for his boss to show at the Iowa State Fair says "we're still in the mourning process" after hearing that the animal died en route.
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 92, Griswold 42
AGWSR, Ackley 66, South Hardin 46
Alburnett 69, Cedar Valley Christian School 48
Alta/Aurelia 75, Ruthven-Ayrshire 49
Ankeny 68, Des Moines, Roosevelt 55
Ankeny Centennial 43, Fort Dodge 42
Ar-We-Va, Westside 69, Ridge View 41
Assumption, Davenport 71, Burlington 28
Atlantic 68, Clarinda 40
Audubon 68, Tri-Center, Neola 63
Beckman Catholic, Dyersville 68, Central Clinton, DeWitt 52
Clarinda 66, Red Oak 44
A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 75, Griswold 27
Ankeny 90, Des Moines, North 85
Ankeny Centennial 57, Urbandale 48
Atlantic 68, Glenwood 32
B-G-M, Brooklyn 52, English Valleys, North English 36
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Ethanol plant slated to bring new jobs to southwest Iowa
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — A new ethanol plant is set to open in southwest Iowa under an agreement between Cass County officials and a private company.
The plant near Atlantic is expected to bring at least 49 jobs to the area. Construction is set to begin in early 2017, with the plan opening around June 2018, the Daily Nonpareil in Council Bluffs (http://bit.ly/2igH6m ) reported.
Elaine M. Huddleson, 92, of Atlantic, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at her home.
She was the daughter of Edgar N. and Hannah K. (Jessen) Petersen, born May 21, 1924, on a farm near Exira. On June 20, 1948, she married Elba “Pud” Harry Huddleson in Anita.
Elaine is survived by her sons, including Bruce (Dianne) Huddleson of Fort Madison; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one sister and several nieces and nephews.
ADM, Adel 68, North Polk, Alleman 31
Albia 54, Clarke, Osceola 52
Algona 66, Webster City 56
Ankeny Centennial 41, Ottumwa 36
Assumption, Davenport 75, Davenport, West 64
Atlantic 72, Glenwood 67
Audubon 68, Treynor 61
Belle Plaine 65, Iowa Valley, Marengo 36
Benton Community 53, Marion 47
Bettendorf 46, North Scott, Eldridge 44
Bondurant Farrar 66, Indianola 55
Boone 74, Grinnell 64
Boyer Valley, Dunlap 82, West Harrison, Mondamin 41
Top 25 Takeaways: Vols catch a break; Jackson strikes a pose
The fifth week of the season was supposed to provide some separation from contenders and pretenders. It certainly did in the Pac-12 North and SEC East. In the ACC Atlantic, just little.
Thoughts, takedowns and takeaways from the first college football weekend in 14 seasons with three games matching top-10 teams:
California team wins title in 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The 2016 Babe Ruth World Series for players 13-15 years old wrapped up in Williston over the weekend, with a team from California taking home the crown.
The 25-game tournament began Aug. 13 and ended Saturday at Williston's Aafedt Stadium.
Torrance, California, beat New Jersey-based Atlantic Shore 6-1 to win the title. Torrance was undefeated in six tournament games.
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say five people were injured when a carnival ride malfunctioned at the Cass County Fair in Atlantic.
Police Lt. David Erickson says the five were on the Octopus ride around 7:40 p.m. Sunday when the arms holding their cars slammed to the ground. A woman, three girls and a boy were taken to Cass County Memorial Hospital for treatment. Their names, ages and hometowns haven't been released.