Lawyer: Jackson died from own bad choices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long running trial of Katherine Jackson vs. AEG Live LLC took a cinematic turn during closing arguments as a lawyer f…

James Levine shines in return to Met opera

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t opening night, it wasn’t a new production, it wasn’t even a gala — but it was nonetheless a momentous event in the…

USDA awards youth farm safety grant

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to make it safer for young people working in farming. The USDA has awarded a gra…

Reading to Kids

Reading to Kids

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Disability hiring Mason City, IA

Hiring those with disabilites

More than 11 percent of Iowans have some sort of disability, that’s according to the most recent U.S. census data, and about half of those w…