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2014-04-21

Dubuque man seeks more details about sinkholes

A Dubuque man is calling for state and local officials to help homeowners learn about sinkholes that might damage their property. Nick Thumma says he's been pushing governments to be more proactive on the issue since a street in front…

posted 2014-04-21 09:30:00 by KXEL

Iowa Realty drops lawsuit against competitor

Iowa Realty has dropped its lawsuit against competitor Keller Williams. The move last week came after a Polk County judge threw out several claims from West Des Moines-based Iowa Realty. The lawsuit filed in October 2013 alleged that Austin, Texas-based…

posted 2014-04-21 08:10:43 by KXEL

Man dies after off-roading accident in Des Moines

Authorities say a man has died after an off-roading accident in southeast Des Moines. Police say the man and some friends were riding in a wooded area south of the Des Moines River when the vehicle he was in got…

posted 2014-04-21 05:47:27 by KXEL

2014-04-20

Firefighters find body in Delaware County field

Firefighters say they found the body of a woman as they battled a blaze in a northeast Iowa field. The Greeley Fire Department responded around 2 p.m. Sunday to the report of a cornfield fire in Oneida, three miles to…

posted 2014-04-20 19:46:22 by KXEL

Water shut off in Plainfield

A water line break in Plainfield has forced city officials to shut off the northeast Iowa town's water supply. City officials aren't sure how long it will take for crews to fix the problem.  City officials say residents should use…

posted 2014-04-20 17:40:26 by KXEL

2 people shot in western Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids police are investigating two shootings on the city's west side. Police say one shooting happened near Wiley Boulevard Southwest and 22nd Avenue Southwest around 9:30 Saturday night.  Officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound at the…

posted 2014-04-20 13:21:27 by KXEL

Past work credited for luring Microsoft data center to Iowa

West Des Moines officials say their past work with major companies played a major role in attracting a $1.1 billion Microsoft data center to their city. Microsoft approached West Des Moines about the project roughly five years ago, but had…

posted 2014-04-20 13:15:43 by KXEL

Iowa burn center sees jump in ammonia burns

The University of Iowa Burn Treatment Center is reporting a higher-than-normal number of patients suffering from anhydrous ammonia burns. The center says it has treated five people in the last two weeks.  The center's medical personnel say they usually only…

posted 2014-04-20 13:10:22 by KXEL

Legislative leaders push for adjournment

Legislative leaders say they could end the session this week despite disagreements over budget bills and Gov. Terry Branstad's policy priorities. They have a strong incentive to close up shop and go home — their daily allowance for working and…

posted 2014-04-20 13:08:55 by KXEL

West Des Moines police find body, burning vehicle

West Des Moines police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found beside a burning vehicle. Police say they were called Sunday morning to a vehicle fire.  When officers arrived, they found a body lying next to…

posted 2014-04-20 13:07:29 by KXEL

Teenager killed while climbing on Des Moines train

A teenager was killed while trying to climb aboard a slow-moving train in Des Moines. Des Moines police say a male in his late teens was waiting with friends at a railroad crossing in the 2000 block of Des Moines…

posted 2014-04-20 13:05:27 by KXEL

Debate still simmers over Field of Dreams site

Twenty-five years after "The Field of Dreams" debuted in movie theaters, the Iowa farm where it was filmed remains at the center of simmering debates. The film, which premiered in Iowa 25 years ago Sunday, turned the land into the…

posted 2014-04-20 12:57:36 by KXEL

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