DNR reports increase in pheasant hunting

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources says hunters killed more pheasants in 2012, marking the first increase since 200…

Drought concerns return to Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many Midwest farmers are beginning to worry that last year’s drought could return. The concern is inching closer to …

United Way Shoe Drive Mason City, IA

3rd Annual Shoe Drive

With school being just a month away, one area non profit organization is doing their part to get kids ready.


Up in Smoke BBQ Bash!

It’s a highly anticipated annual event in north Iowa and this year it’s celebrating a milestone.

BBQ Bash

Up in Smoke BBQ Bash Just Hours Away

The Up in Smoke BBQ Bash is getting underway. Teams are hard at work getting meat on the smokers to prepare for the fierce competitions ahea…


What a Day to BBQ

Well the rain last night gave many of us a bit of a scare, especially with the Up in Smoke BBQ Bash going on throughout the weekend