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Hay bales catch fire

About 200 hay bales at the Norfolk Sale barn caught on fire Thursday morning from spontaneous combustion. The Norfolk Daily News reports the incident occurred around 10:00 a.m. The Norfolk Fire ... Read More

Columbus man dies in wreck

A 39-year old Columbus man died, and a 22-year old Tilden man was injured in a crash on Tuesday near Pierce. The Columbus Telegram reports Charles L. Smith died at the scene. Brycen Hockemeier was transported to Faith Regional Health Services i... Read More

CNPPID Board deadlocked on eminent domain issue

(HOLDREGE, Neb.) — The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors deadlocked on a vote at a special meeting Thursday to authorize the use of the District’s eminent domain authority to acquire land associated with... Read More

Man heading to trial

34-year old Joseph Fleming is going to trial after a judge determined there was enough evidence to do so. According to KETV, Fleming is accused of murdering alleged drug dealer Jose Quintero and setting his body on fire. The incident reportedly... Read More

Two seriously injured in Omaha wreck

Two people sustained serious injuries on Wednesday on a one-vehicle accident in Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports the driver, 19-year old Maurice Buckley, of Omaha, suffered a collapsed lung and facial cut. The passenger, 19-year old Jorden Jo... Read More

Four Cyclones Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

AMES, Iowa – Four members of the Iowa State swimming and diving team were recognized by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as honorable mention Scholar All-Americans for the spring semester. Breanna Loeschke, Kasey Roberts,... Read More

Iowa State Signs Clinton Prep Brady Ernst

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm announced Thursday the addition of Brady Ernst, a prep standout from Clinton, Iowa. Ernst is eligible to play starting with the 2015-16 season. Ernst, a 6-8 forward, chose the Cyclones late in the p... Read More

Hawkeye Rowers Represent Canada Together

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa rowing program will be visible once again in international competition this summer with sophomore Gemma Kerr and freshman Hannah Bristowe representing Canada at the CanAmMex Regatta in Mexico City from July 6... Read More

Sowinski Qualifies for World Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A passport is required these days to watch Erik Sowinski run in big competitions. Sowinski enrolled at the University of Iowa in the fall of 2008, armed with a Wisconsin High School 800-meter state championship (1:54.29) and a m... Read More

Shymansky Announces Iowa's 2015 Volleyball Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa head volleyball coach Bond Shymansky announced the 2015 schedule on Monday. The Hawkeyes are scheduled to host two tournaments and play 10 home matches against Big Ten opponents on Mediacom Court inside Carver-Ha... Read More

8 Hawkeyes Earn CSCAA Academic Honors

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Eight members of the University of Iowa swimming and diving team have earned Scholar All-America honors, it was announced Wednesday by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Senior Joelle Christy and junior... Read More