Iowa 2013 biodiesel production a record

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa set a record for production of biodiesel last year reaching 230 million gallons. The Iowa Renewable Fuels Assoc…

Sioux City expects damage from ash killer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A city official says Sioux City can expect up to $11 million in damage when the insect killer of ash trees reaches t…

Pipe bursts at Waterloo wrestling museum

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An official says no pieces of wrestling history or other memorabilia have been damaged by water that rushed out of a b…

Iowa State Fair trades cash for tickets

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Fair will shift to a new system for buying food and drinks this summer. Fair spokeswoman Lori Chappel…

Floyd County sheriff plans to close jail

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Floyd County sheriff intends to close the county jail and send inmates to Mitchell County as a cost-saving mov…

Trial delayed again for Iowa doctor

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been delayed again for a Council Bluffs doctor charged with sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl. The …

State expands online payment options

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is expanding the use of an online payment service for some taxes and fees the state collects. Br…

Some in Iowa unfazed by frigid weather

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some people in Iowa say they’re unfazed by the frigid weather currently hitting the state. Retired teacher Don Strub…