PELLA — When the result was still in doubt, it was the Pella defense that would shut the door and give the Dutch what would end up being a 73-44 victory over Newton in Thursday night’s substate semifinal.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill early Saturday in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Christmas is long past, but the relief Cathy Bainbridge saw in dozens of Woodbury County residents who received the COVID vaccine last week brought a particular carol to mind.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Video may have killed the radio star, but COVID drove the last nail into the video store’s coffin. That became clear to Cameron Redshaw even a year ago, but he didn’t expect it to happen so soon.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting in Des Moines that fatally wounded a 52-year-old man.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified 20-year-old Lily Macke of Grimes, Iowa, as the woman who died in a fatal collision between a car and a semi truck.
BELLEVUE, Iowa (AP) — On a secluded bluff along U.S. 52, between St. Donatus and Bellevue, sits a cottage inspired by the design aesthetic of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and it’s now available to rent.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Akirah Johnson, 11, spends three days a week finding community and mentorship at a new program — Saving Our Sisters — that encourages positive decision-making for middle and high school girls in Cedar Rapids.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death and leaving her body at an arboretum in Iowa has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
Since March of 2020, visitation at assisted living communities has been largely restricted to essential caregivers or virtual visits due to COVID-19. Now, residents can welcome guests into their apartment homes.
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Police are searching for suspects after discovering a 14-year-old boy shot to death in a Davenport yard.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When he was the top federal prosecutor in southern Iowa, Nick Klinefeldt won praise for reducing the use of mandatory minimum sentences and enhancements that he argued put too many nonviolent drug offenders in prison for too long.
MILLVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Two people managed to walk away with only minor injuries when their small plane crashed in northwestern Iowa, officials said.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of stabbing his mother to death in Sioux City last year has been ordered to stand trial this year.
CHICAGO (AP) — The days of paying cash on the Illinois Tollway are gone forever.
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PELLA — Independence Village of Pella residents and staff received the final round of their COVID-19 vaccines on Feb. 10, 2021.
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds said the state is establishing new internet and telephone resources to help Iowans link up with COVID-19 vaccine providers.
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Robert Baughman, 81, of Delta, died Sunday, February 14, 2021, at the Oskaloosa Care Center in Oskaloosa. He was born January 13, 1940, at the family home in Deep River, Iowa. He graduated from the Delta High School. On June 18, 1966, he was united in marriage to Cheryl Boomershine at the De…
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales of the drug would also begin.
BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana senior guard Al Durham didn’t get a win on his Senior Day.
BLOOMINGTON -- Playing with the confidence of a national title contender, No. 3 Michigan turned Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall into its personal playground Saturday against reeling Indiana.
A second former aide said she was sexually harassed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate.
Rachel Lynne Cushman is used to getting calls from Chinook Nation members worried about losing housing or having their power shut off. Since COVID-19 hit, they come in daily.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the nation's financial system on the brink of collapse, all but three Republicans voted against the massive stimulus package designed to protect millions of Americans from financial ruin.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Nearly 10% of residents in North Dakota have completed both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will soon go on trial, a sign of the deep uneasiness hanging over a city literally set ablaze almost a year ago in the anger over his death.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a cold, gray February afternoon, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stepped out of the West Wing wrapped in a puffy black parka and clutching a folder of documents, seemingly oblivious to the Washington custom of having an aide schlep the paperwork.
A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation.