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Justin Timberlake's ballot selfie highlights mixed laws

Now even Justin Timberlake has been forced to deal with the question of whether a ballot selfie is legal.

Timberlake flew from California to Tennessee to vote early this week, but his posting of an image of himself at the voting booth on Instagram on Monday drew questions about whether he was breaking the law. 1,715 more words


North Iowa murderer loses his appeal

DES MOINES, Iowa – The man convicted of a killing a woman in Northwood has lost his appeal.

42-year-old Tyrone Washington Jr. was found guilty in October, 2015, of 1st degree murder in the death of Justina Smith.  197 more words


Iowa Group Touts More Awareness of Energy Efficiency

ALTOONA, Iowa – The Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency has been working for the past 29 years in the state to encourage more energy-efficient projects. 263 more words


Osage officials warning drivers to be aware of bus stops

OSAGE, Iowa – School has been in session for about 2 months already and in Osage, the police and school district are reminding drivers to be cautious around bus stops like the one behind me. 276 more words


New tree arboretum in Osage

OSAGE, Iowa – The committee City of Maples Trail in Osage will soon be part of a tree arboretum project. The city, organization and Osage Municipal Utilities are partnering with the non-profit Trees Forever, over the next five years to get the project underway. 93 more words


Des Moines Goes 'Over the Edge' for Special Olympics Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa – Afraid of heights? Get in line. But plenty of people in downtown Des Moines Wednesday conquered – or at least, endured – their fear in the name of charity. 287 more words


Phone company supports youth center in Floyd County

CHARLES CITY, Iowa – U.S. Cellular is giving $1,000 to the Floyd County Youth Enrichment Center.

The money is coming from the company’s Community Connections program, where supporters of the Center went online to earn points by doing things like visiting U.S. 116 more words