Statewide Iowa — Iowa Attorney General Miller is joining in a lawsuit with four other states alleging a pharmaceutical company used deceptive and unlawful practices in the marketing of the painkiller OxyContin. Read more
Statewide Iowa — Iowa State University researchers say the largest population of monarch butterflies in more than a decade could be headed to Iowa and the Midwest later this spring, prompting a good news-bad news scenario. Read more
Statewide Iowa — While parts of Iowa had record high temperatures in the low 90s on Thursday, forecasters say cooler, wetter weather will likely dominate much of the rest of the month and well into June.
National Weather Service climatologist Martha Shulski says heavy rain will spread across Iowa and much of the Northern Plains next week, raising the critical risk of renewed flooding.
In spite of a few scattered hot and humid days, Iowa’s weather has been much cooler than normal this spring and forecasters anticipate that pattern will remain.
Thanks to the El Nino, it’s possible the cool, wet weather will last well into summer, as will the risk of more flooding, as the ground remains saturated in many parts of the state.
Statewide Iowa — Iowa’s unemployment remained unchanged in April. Read more
Sibley, Iowa — It’s almost time to open the “new” $2.6 million Osceola County Aquatic Center in Sibley. Read more
Larchwood, Iowa — Some changes are in store for Grand Falls Casino near Larchwood as they prepare to offer sports betting. Read more