House in western Iowa destroyed by fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home near Lake Manawa in western Iowa’s Counc…

Iowa Salvation Army receives 2 gold coins

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Salvation Army of Mason City has received an anonymous donation of two gold Krugerrand coins, restoring plans fo…

Deep freeze settles in across Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans are in for a weekend of arctic cold. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for western…

Iowa man accused of illegally taking deer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A southeast Iowa man faces multiple charges in connection with illegally taking deer. The state Department of Natura…

Cold forces parade cancellations in Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some cities in Minnesota are canceling weekend parades because of the bitterly cold weather. St. Cloud’s Winter Nights an…