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West Burlington man dies in car accident

MAHASKA CO., Iowa (KWQC) –  A West Burlington man died after a car accident on a snow-covered road in Mahaska County, Iowa. It happened Friday night, February 24th just after 6 o’clock on Highway 163 near Pella. 61 more words


ACLU says Iowa transgender student insulted, rights violated

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A civil liberties group is taking up the case of a central Iowa transgender high school student who was ordered to wash “love trumps hate” written on his arm or be sent home. 112 more words


Governor's House bill would remove licensing requirements for multiple Iowa professions

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) – The license process for some professions could soon become a thing of the past.

A spokesperson from Gov. Terry Branstad’s office tells KWQC they believe there are less expensive ways to gain credentials like a state registry, educational requirements or certifications. 437 more words


Having fun in the snow

MASON CITY, Iowa – It’s a Friday in February and unlike a week ago, this Friday there is snow on the ground, and quite a bit of it. 192 more words


Organization works to restore land damaged by tornado

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, Il. (KWQC) Nearly a year after a tornado struck, one organization is working to restore 28 acres of damaged land. Living Lands & Waters started the two-year renovation project Friday. 128 more words


Davenport son saves dad from burning home

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – An elderly Davenport man is suffering from smoke inhalation after his home caught fire early Friday morning. It happened just after 12 a.m. 237 more words


Iowa bill would remove licensing requirement for barbers, funeral directors, therapists

Barbers, social workers and funeral directors may not need a license to practice in Iowa much longer.

House Study Bill 138 would remove the licensing requirement for a number of professions, including massage therapists, athletic trainers, mental health counselors, social workers, dieticians, and respiratory care workers. 197 more words