South Africa: Mandela has lung infection

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The office of South Africa’s president says former leader Nelson Mandela has been taken to a hospital because of a lung …

Today in History

Today is Saturday, June 8, the 159th day of 2013. There are 206 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 8, 1953, the U…

Plane lands in NJ after lightning strike

NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue Airways Corp. says a Florida-bound plane was diverted to Newark International Airport in New Jersey after being stru…

Xi says China upholds cybersecurity

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country is ‘firm in upholding cybersecurity” and cautions that technology…

Worth County Fairgrounds Northwood, IA

Worth County Fair

It’s almost fair season around the area, and a local county is starting to do their last-minute preps.