STATE NEWS

Axne-sponsored proposals included in corporate accountability package

BY O. KAY HENDERSON The U-S House has passed a proposal from Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne that would force big corporations to disclose if they’re outsourcing jobs and using so-called tax havens in other countries to…
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Reynolds signs tax cut & mental health funding law

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on Wednesday (6/16) signed into law a tax bill that requires the state to take over funding of mental health services, removing them from local property taxes. The measure also phases…
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Coronavirus update

One person in Iowa has died of coronavirus…bringing the state’s death total for the pandemic to 6103 as of Wednesday (6/16). That death was not in the No Coast Network listening area.  There were 87…
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Dry conditions spread as June starts out with little rain

BY DAR DANIELSON The new U.S. Drought Monitor map shows 90% of Iowa is experiencing some type of dryness or drought. The Iowa DNR’s Tim Hall says only one section of the state has no water…
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Authorities identify fisherman who died at Lake Rathbun

BY O. KAY HENDERSON The Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office has identified the fisherman who died at Rathbun Lake on Friday. The sheriff’s office announced an autopsy has confirmed 79-year-old Ralph Jay Rosenberger of Indianola died of…
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State troopers launch new crackdown on dangerous drivers

BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR Another Special Traffic Enforcement Project (STEP) begins Wednesday focused on impaired drivers. Iowa State Patrol Trooper Ryan DeVault says the upcoming four-day STEP time frame was identified by the Fatality Reduction Task…
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Bahena Rivera mistrial request denied

A request for a mistrial in Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s murder trial has been denied.  You’ll remember on May 28, Bahena Rivera was found guilty of first degree murder in the July 2018 death of Mollie…
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Paper maps still popular in Iowa

Even in this age of smartphones and Google maps, the Iowa Department of Transportation is printing more than one-million traditional road maps this year. The full-color map measures 27-by-47 inches and includes 942 incorporated cities…
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Reynolds not going to do a lottery as incentive for Covid vaccinations

 BY O. KAY HENDERSON RADIO IOWA NEWS - Governor Kim Reynolds says the state has made good progress on Covid vaccinations and she has no plan to offer the kind of incentives other states are trying…
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Ransomware attack disrupts operations at JBS plants in Ottumwa and Marshalltown

Some shifts were cancelled at J-B-S meatpacking plants in Marshalltown and Ottumwa Tuesday after a cyberattack on the company. An updated post on the Facebook page for the J-B-S plant in Ottumwa said the company…
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