Iowa florist heading to Rose Parade

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Laurel Hollopeter has loved the lavish flower-trimmed floats of the annual Rose Parade ever since he was a young boy…

2 taken from western Minn. house fire

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Two people were taken to a hospital from a house fire near Alexandria in western Minnesota. Douglas County sheriff’…

Man charged in fatal Des Moines SUV crash

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man has been charged with vehicular homicide and other crimes after the death of a woman who was riding with him w…

Wind chills plummet in western Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans are dealing with arctic cold heading into Christmas Eve. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill…