NORA SPRINGS — Court records show a north-central Iowa woman accused of misappropriating money from the United States Postal Service is intending to plead guilty. DeAnn Lewman has filed her notice of intent to plead guilty. Back in May, Lewman pleaded not guilty to two counts of misappropriation of postal funds and 42 counts of
CLARINDA — The union representing a majority of workers in the state’s prisons claims understaffing contributed to a pair of recent problems in southwest Iowa. AFSCME Iowa Council 61 issued a statement saying two correctional officers were physically assaulted by an inmate in a special needs unit at the Clarinda Correctional Facility on Sunday and
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A Des Moines hospital is alerting about 2,600 people who had open-heart surgery there from 2012 to 2015 that they might have been exposed to a bacterial infection. Two of the former Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines patients have been diagnosed with an infection with the germs, called nontuberculous mycobacteria. Iowa
DES MOINES — From the Iowa State Capitol to your neighborhood bank to private homes, the U-S flag is being displayed at half-staff more often now than at any other time in history. Bill Gartner is in charge of the crew that raises and lowers the flags atop the state capitol. Gartner, a Vietnam veteran,
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The Iowa secretary of state’s office is turning to digitization to halt the deterioration of some business records that date back to the 1850s. The office is accepting bids through the end of August for a project that aims to preserve information about early business ownership in Iowa. The records
The hacking of comedic actress Leslie Jones' personal account is now the focus of a federal probe. The Department of Homeland Security has launched an investigation to find out who is responsible for posting the Saturday Night Live star's private information. Carter Evans reports.