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Des Moines Register editorial: Learning one language isn't enough, Iowa - Mason City Globe Gazette

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:06

Mason City Globe Gazette

Des Moines Register editorial: Learning one language isn't enough, Iowa
Mason City Globe Gazette
About 15 percent of Iowa's K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language course in 2014-15, according to a report published by the American Councils for International Education and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Sheriff: Iowa woman drove into Mississippi River in Lansing - The Courier Life News

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:32

Sheriff: Iowa woman drove into Mississippi River in Lansing
The Courier Life News
A woman escaped injury but her dog drowned after she drove into the Mississippi River in Lansing, Iowa, on Monday, according to the Allamakee County Sheriff's Department. Michelle Timmons, 51, of McGregor, Iowa, drove into the river off Front Street ...

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Kansas family shows steer in Iowa charity show - High Plains Journal

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:10

Kansas family shows steer in Iowa charity show
High Plains Journal
Since the Iowa Beef Industry Council and the Iowa Cattlemen's Association began the Governor's Charity Steer Show in 1983, the effort has raised more than $3 million for the Des Moines, Iowa City and Sioux City Ronald McDonald House Charities.

2nd Man Convicted in Eastern Iowa Trailer Park Slaying - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 07:41

2nd Man Convicted in Eastern Iowa Trailer Park Slaying
U.S. News & World Report
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A second defendant has been convicted in the robbery-slaying of a man at an eastern Iowa trailer park. A Scott County jury found 21-year-old Tacari Minifee guilty Monday of first-degree murder and robbery. Prosecutors say he ...

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Iowa Authorities Say Woman Walking on Tracks Killed by Train - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 06:41

Iowa Authorities Say Woman Walking on Tracks Killed by Train
U.S. News & World Report
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a woman was struck and killed by a train while she was walking on tracks on the east side of Cedar Rapids. Medics and law officers were sent to the scene around 7:20 p.m. Monday. The woman was pronounced ...

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Meet Iowa's version of the Hanson Brothers, what it will take for Iowa to play in Soldier Field and BTN invades camp - Landof10.com

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:03

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Meet Iowa's version of the Hanson Brothers, what it will take for Iowa to play in Soldier Field and BTN invades camp
Landof10.com
The best way to start your day is right here at Landof10.com as we prepare you for everything you need to know about Iowa sports. We'll share our Iowa Breakfast Club here with you at 6 a.m. (ET) Monday through Friday. So let's get to it. Here is the ...

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No. 1 Iowa recruit Zoe Young says she's going to Maryland - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:37

DesMoinesRegister.com

No. 1 Iowa recruit Zoe Young says she's going to Maryland
DesMoinesRegister.com
Zoe Young's commitment to play for Maryland's basketball program matches an Iowa star of the present with a star of the past. The West Des Moines Valley junior-to-be — one of the state's top basketball recruits in recent years and listed by several ...

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Iowa State Fair cow and boy taking nap wins the internet after photo goes viral - Fox News

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:18

The Daily Nonpareil

Iowa State Fair cow and boy taking nap wins the internet after photo goes viral
Fox News
Miner, 15, of Williamsburg, Iowa and Audri entered the Iowa State Fair's youth dairy cattle show. They prepared for weeks with Miner leading, clipping, walking and bathing Audri nonstop up to the competition. On the day of the show, Miner woke up at 3 ...
Church continues tradition of food stands at Iowa State FairThe Daily Nonpareil
Viral Photo: Cow and boy nap at Iowa State Fair - KCTV5KCTV Kansas City
Heartwarming photo shows cow and boy nap at Iowa State Fairmyfox8.com

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Iowa city officials review data for traffic camera locations - New Haven Register

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 19:57

Iowa city officials review data for traffic camera locations
New Haven Register
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Officials from northeast Iowa are reviewing traffic crash data to decide where to install automated traffic cameras. Waterloo Police Chief Dan Trelka worked with the city's traffic operations department to identify almost 10 ...

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SPLC labels four hate groups in Iowa, 32 in Illinois - KWQC-TV6

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 19:35

SPLC labels four hate groups in Iowa, 32 in Illinois
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(KWQC)- According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, Iowa has four hate groups. Three of those groups are statewide. Two statewide groups are what the SPLC calls Neo-Nazi groups, The National Socialist Movement and the Gallows Tree WotansFolk ...

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University of Iowa's aggressive tuition plans meets opposition - Quad City Times

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:27

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University of Iowa's aggressive tuition plans meets opposition
Quad City Times
IOWA CITY — University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld made a pitch Monday to raise resident undergraduate tuition 41 percent over the next five years, but students and lawmakers pushed back, calling the plan “a failure” and urging the university to ...
Univ. of Iowa proposing annual 7 percent tuition increasesWQAD.com
University of Iowa proposes tuition increase of 7 percent annually for 5 yearsIowa City Press Citizen
UI Proposes 7% Annual Tuition Increase for Five YearsIowa Public Radio
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Iowa hoops completes 4-game sweep in Europe - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 17:54

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa hoops completes 4-game sweep in Europe
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Fran McCaffery gives directions to his players during the second half of a game against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, February 18, 2017. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette) ...

Univ. of Iowa proposing annual 7 percent tuition increases - WQAD.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:00

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Univ. of Iowa proposing annual 7 percent tuition increases
WQAD.com
The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports university President Bruce Harreld told a Board of Regents Tuition Task Force on Monday that the school was recommending the annual 7 percent increases. If approved, the increases would raise tuition from $7,486 for ...
University of Iowa proposes tuition increase of 7 percent annually for 5 yearsIowa City Press Citizen
University of Iowa's aggressive tuition plans meets oppositionThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
UI Proposes 7% Annual Tuition Increase for Five YearsIowa Public Radio
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Football tour notebook: Fun takes from Iowa fall practice - Big Ten Network

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:05

Big Ten Network

Football tour notebook: Fun takes from Iowa fall practice
Big Ten Network
Loudest coach: Tim Polasek. He was OC at North Dakota State but has taken over the Iowa offensive line with lots of fire and brimstone. The guy is ultra-intense and cut from the same cloth as Brian Ferentz, who has moved from offensive line coach to OC.
Iowa position preview: What will the WR depth chart be for the opener?Landof10.com
Iowa still undecided between Stanley, Wiegers at QBESPN
Kids Day Takeaways: We Have a Clubhouse LeaderGo Iowa Awesome
Land-Grant Holy Land -KCRG
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Body identified as missing Iowa woman; two charged with murder - DesMoinesRegister.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:25

DesMoinesRegister.com

Body identified as missing Iowa woman; two charged with murder
DesMoinesRegister.com
A body found Saturday near Clare, Iowa, was identified as a missing 26-year-old woman from Fort Dodge, according to a news release Monday. Two individuals have been charged with murder in Jessica Lyne Gomez's death. Phillip Anthony Williams, 25, ...

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Why the Great Iowa License Plate Debate is silly - DesMoinesRegister.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:14

DesMoinesRegister.com

Why the Great Iowa License Plate Debate is silly
DesMoinesRegister.com
I have a solution to the Great License Plate Debate of 2017: Forget all these fancy designs and go back to the simplicity of plates from the 1970s and 1980s. The Iowa license plate in the 1970s was green with a white border, the state name at the top ...
Designer defends options for new Iowa vehicle license platesWQAD.com

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This sleepy boy and his heifer at the Iowa State Fair are winning ... - DesMoinesRegister.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:04

DesMoinesRegister.com

This sleepy boy and his heifer at the Iowa State Fair are winning ...
DesMoinesRegister.com
Mitchell Miner and his heifer, Audri, have spent every day together for the past two months, developing an unspoken connection.
Iowa State Fair: North Iowans win awards, advance in competitions ...Mason City Globe Gazette

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Why Iowa can thank Sun Tzu for outproducing nearly every Big Ten program in NFL draft picks - Landof10.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:01

Landof10.com

Why Iowa can thank Sun Tzu for outproducing nearly every Big Ten program in NFL draft picks
Landof10.com
Iowa football bases its approach on development. Often the Hawkeyes rank in the Big Ten's lower-middle in annual recruiting rankings, but through training, the program ranks third among league schools in draft picks the last 10 years (37) and 15 years ...

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Peterson: Iowa State's gifted receivers raising game of Cyclones' defensive backs - DesMoinesRegister.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 13:56

DesMoinesRegister.com

Peterson: Iowa State's gifted receivers raising game of Cyclones' defensive backs
DesMoinesRegister.com
AMES, Ia. – Everyone knows Iowa State's Allen Lazard, Hakeem Butler, Matthew Eaton, Marchie Murdock and others will make game days hectic for defenders trying to prevent them from doing what they do so well, but guess what: Those guys are making ...

Iowa's Paulsen twins aren't sure if the Slap Shot references are a compliment — but they'll take it - Landof10.com

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 13:51

Landof10.com

Iowa's Paulsen twins aren't sure if the Slap Shot references are a compliment — but they'll take it
Landof10.com
Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz was the first to really liken the Paulsen twins to Slap Shot's Hanson Brothers, Levi Paulsen says. (Sean Keeler/Land of 10). “I need to see a lot of movies,” Landan chuckles. “We loved being outside. It's what ...

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