Cedar Rapids airport gets federal grant

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids will get a $5.2 million federal grant for improvements. U.S. Rep. Bruce Bra…

Chief of staff to Iowa governor resigning

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad’s chief of staff Jeff Boeyink is resigning. Boeyink announced his plans Friday. In a press relea…

77-year-old dies on Brown County farm

PRAIRIEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — A 77-year-old man is dead after a skid loader apparently trapped him on a Brown County farm. According t…

U of M, Mayo feeling federal budget cuts

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some scientists at two of Minnesota’s top research institutions say they’re spending more time chasing money than wor…

Lohan is no-show in Venice

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Lindsay Lohan is a no-show at the Venice Film Festival, where she was expected to promote the erotic thriller “The Cany…