Pirates acquire Byrd, Buck from Mets

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets. Pittsburgh gener…

Clear Lake man donates 25 acres to county

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Clear Lake man has given Cerro Gordo County 25 acres of land for use as a wildlife area. The Globe Gazette reports…

Waterloo neighbors try to stop dog attack

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Residents of a Waterloo neighborhood say they tried multiple times to stop three dogs from attacking a woman and young…