Rock Rapids, Iowa — A northwest Iowa police dog has received some high honors after a police dog contest in the opposite corner of the state. Read more
Northwest Iowa — With all the rain melting the snow and causing lots of flooding in the area, and now more snowfall, you’ve got to be wondering, “what next?” Well, the good news is, things start calming down weather wise. Read more
Statewide Iowa — Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Thursday for the state of Iowa in response to flooding and severe weather beginning March 13th and continuing. Earlier Thursday Governor Reynolds activated Iowa’s State Emergency Operations Center to coordinate the response to Iowa’s flooding. Read more
Statewide Iowa — State unemployment benefits didn’t go out as scheduled on Wednesday. Read more
Sioux County, Iowa — With last spring’s flood still fresh in the memories of many Northwest Iowa residents, authorities are concerned over early flooding with the snow-melt and recent rains. Read more
Moderate to heavy rain will begin to change over to snow from west to east this morning into early afternoon. With strong winds gusting from 40 to 60+mph throughout the day, near blizzard conditions will be possible. Travel will be very difficult if not impossible. Snow will gradually end early this evening, but strong winds will continue to lead to poor travel conditions through Friday morning.