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Elderly man dies in tractor accident

A 72-year old man was found dead in a field following a tractor accident. According to WOWT, Jerry Norris was in the middle of yard work when he had a medical emergency, fell from the machine, and ... Read More

Platte County fair starts Wednesday

The Platte County Fair is set for Wednesday through Sunday in Columbus. The Norfolk Daily News reports Merriam's Shows and Rides start at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday with the 4-H talent show at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday, the Columbus Area Chamber of Comme... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

American League Monday's Games Houston 9, Cleveland 4 Minnesota 4, Baltimore 2 (10 innings) Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay at Kansas City, ppd., rain Detroit 12, Seattle 5 Tuesday's Games Tampa Bay (M.Moore 0-0) at Kansas City (C.Yo... Read More

Stormchasers win on the road

The Omaha Stormchasers clinched their series with Oklahoma City, winning 10-7 on the road Monday night. Balbino Fuenmayor was 4-5 with two doubles, a run scored, and a RBI for Omaha. The Stormchasers go for the four game series sweep Tuesday ni... Read More

Fremont man facing multiple charges

A 47-year old Fremont man faces numerous charges after allegedly chasing and threatening people with a knife. According to the Fremont Tribune, David Wervelca has been charged with criminal attempt-second degree assault, use of a weapon to commit ... Read More

Chapman given five more years for attempting to escape

A Denison, Iowa man serving life in prison for murder was given an additional 5 years for attempting to escape. According to the Sioux City Journal, 20-year old Jayden Chapman pled guilty in Crawford County District Court to assaulting a jailer wi... Read More

U.S. Grain Industry Leaders Explore Cuba Grain Market Potential

Nine farmer leaders and staff members from the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the North Dakota Barley Council (NDBC) traveled to Cuba last week to see first-hand opportunities for expanding U.S. coarse gr... Read More

Steffen Qualifies To John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. – Former Iowa State golfer Zach Steffen will play in his first PGA Tour event this weekend at the John Deere Classic, July 9-12 at TPC Deere Run. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Steffen punched his ticket through the Monday qualifier ... Read More

Meyers To Honor Bray By Wearing No. 58 In 2015

AMES, Iowa – Junior defensive end Mitchell Meyers announced Monday  he will switch his jersey number to No. 58 in honor of former Iowa State assistant coach Curtis Bray, who died of a pulmonary embolism in January of 2014. Bray, who was member ... Read More

Bote Gonzalez Earns Title at Spanish Championships

IOWA CITY, Iowa-- University of Iowa freshman Marta Bote Gonzalez won the 3,000-meter steeplechase title at the Spanish Junior Championships last weekend. Bote Gonzalez coasted to a first-place finish in 10:46.81 to qualify for the 2015 European Jun... Read More

Lehnertz, Freeman Set for Pan Ams

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa sophomore Tereysa Lehnertz and UI graduate and volunteer assistant coach Deidre Freeman will compete in the 2015 Pan American Games from July 12-16 in Toronto. "It's exciting to have such a great Iowa presence... Read More