Iowa expands nicotine replacement program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Public Health is expanding its free nicotine replacement program in hopes of helping more res…

Ames company to expand, add 700 jobs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A software company with offices in Ames and in California says it plans to add 700 jobs as part of an expansion whic…

Beargrease sled dog race canceled

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Organizers of the annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in northern Minnesota have canceled the event scheduled for …

Corizon defends health care services

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The national company that has been replaced as the health care provider to Minnesota’s 9,000 prison inmates is defend…

Escaped Iowa inmate nabbed in Ohio

WALCOTT, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an inmate who escaped from Iowa work release in February has been found in Ohio. Authorities say Roger …