DES MOINES — The top Republican in the legislature is making it clear she will oppose any attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Iowa this year. House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, a Republican from Clear Lake, is a nurse practitioner and she says it “makes sense” to have the federal Food and Drug Administration make that
ROCKWELL — A Swaledale woman was not injured after her car was struck by a train west of Rockwell Thursday morning. The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department says 48-year-old Tracy Ingham failed to stop at the crossing on County Road B-60. Both the lights and cross arms were in operation at the Union Pacific crossing
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA — Iowa’s depth has been a major factor in its success this season. Thursday night it was absent at Indiana. The bench was held scoreless as the fourth ranked Hawkeyes lost to the Hoosiers 85-78. Iowa trailed by 16 points at the outset but battled back to take a four point lead with
CLEAR LAKE — Algona outscored Clear Lake 19-11 in the final quarter to pick up a 69-61 win in North Central Conference boys basketball last night, as you heard on AM-1490 KRIB. Algona had a 15-point lead at one point of the first half but Clear Lake cut it to 31-30 at the break. Landon
—- girls tournament play === 1A Region 2 local games last night Rockford 50, North Iowa 37 Janesville 50, Riceville 20 Clarksville 59, CAL 40 === 2A Region 2 local games Saturday night Emmetsburg at West Hancock Belmond-Klemme at Lake Mills Central Springs at St. Ansgar West Fork at North Butler === 3A
Despite a three-year extension approved by Congress late last year, three of the nation's largest freight railroad companies said they will not meet the 2018 deadline to install new required safety systems.