Ames Restaurant Snafu

A U.S. Labor Department initiative has found that a handful of Ames restaurants violated federal labor standards and owed thousands of dollars to workers. Department officials announced Wednesday ...Read more

U of I Incident Update

Investigators are disputing a claim by University of Iowa public safety director David Visin that they harassed his hospitalized stepson with questions about whether Visin was involved in a ...Read more

A Cat Story

A cat is being credited with alerting a Cedar Falls resident to an apartment fire. A resident told Fire Chief John Schilling that a pet cat kept meowing at the ceiling of an apartment Monday night. ...Read more

Economic News

Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen for the second month in a row, suggesting more improvement in the regional economy. A report issued Tuesday ...Read more