MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Somali actor from Minnesota who made his acting debut in the Tom Hanks’ movie “Captain Phillips” has received an Oscar… More »
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy whose feet were severed by a freight train is taking his first steps on his prosthetics.… More »
TOLEDO, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Juvenile Home has closed its doors a day early, ending decades of service to troubled Iowa youths.
The… More »
NASHUA, Iowa (AP) — Investigators have identified a suspect in the death of a retired northeast Iowa grocery store owner found dead in his… More »
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 24-year-old man who was wounded in a 2012 undercover drug sting outside Iowa City is expected to plead… More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Des Moines school district has asked a Polk County judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former… More »
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — School administrators in Duluth are talking about testing students randomly for drugs.
Educators say parent and student input would be… More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Math and reading scores have dropped for Iowa’s fourth- and eighth-grade students.
The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/1d9w3jM )… More »
CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — Gusty winds are gradually calming after creating white-out conditions and closing highways in northwestern Minnesota.
The blinding snows closed dozens… More »
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — The third murder trial of a former Iowa jail guard accused of killing his pregnant wife has been scheduled to… More »