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Area lawmakers react to shutdown

With the government shutdown impacting so many Americans, lawmakers from our area are sharing their thoughts on how we got to this point.

Head of Iowa Veterans Home resigns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Veterans Home has resigned. Gov. Terry Branstad said in a news release Tuesday that he’s accept…

Steer kills western Iowa man

CUSHING, Iowa (AP) — The Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office says a steer killed a western Iowa man who was trying to move the animal. The Siou…