Iowa arson suspect picked up in Nebraska

WASHINGTON, Iowa (AP) — A 53-year-old eastern Iowa man has been picked up by Nebraska authorities and awaits his return to face an arson cha…

Dems say it's time for GOP to unite

President Barack Obama is canceling a trip to Asia to stay in Washington and push for an elusive funding bill to get the nation’s business b…

Minnesota felon among Carnegie Heroes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man imprisoned for drug dealing is among 22 Americans named Carnegie Heroes. Pierre Johnson says he’s gratefu…

Liberty Bank selling 7 more branches

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Storm Lake-based Central Bank has announced a deal to buy seven branches from Liberty Bank, which is based in W…