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A charming comedy about family vacations, where Don Browning returns home and relives childhood memories when his family would pile into the car and visit places like Mount Union, Iowa. Leaving Iowa is a postcard to all those long, but wonderful, nutty trips in the family car, with Mom humming, Dad
Community planters demonstrate Iowa City’s high regard for local foods
“The pots around the city are a place to show all the citizens kind of what they can do themselves,” said Tyler Baird, a horticultural specialist with the Iowa City Parks & Forestry Department. “That’s one of the ways I approach it, showing everyone that edible plants are quite ornamental as well, a
New license plate trickling out to Iowa vehicle owners
SIOUX CITY -- That's not a mistaken impression when driving past another car at 65 mph: Yes, there are some new license plates in Iowa.They're the first new standard plate option in two decades, first issued by the Iowa Department of Transportation in April. Drivers will get the new versions in phas
XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Dominates in Iowa - Frontstretch
During the last few seasons, Iowa Speedway has been one of those tracks that have been discussed to earn a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. During the weekend’s events, including Sunday’s XFINITY Series race, fans and drivers were buzzing about how great the racing action was… and that was wit
Eric’s Take: It’s time to run a Cup race at Iowa
Austin Cindric, driver of the #22 Fitzgerald Glider Kits Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Iowa 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway on June 17, 2018 in Newton, Iowa. Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Communities Dedicate Bridge Connecting Iowa and Illinois Cities
IOWA -- The Savanna, Illinois, and Sabula, Iowa, communities dedicated the new bridge connecting them today, but the bridge is still not finished.
Pace Laps: Kasey Kahne’s Endless Pursuit of… What? & Exciting NASCAR Racing In Iowa - Frontstretch
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Former Husker wrestler Renteria transferring to Iowa
Jason Renteria, who recently completed his true freshman season with the Nebraska wrestling team, announced Sunday on Twitter that he's transferring to Iowa.Renteria, who was a one-time Iowa commit before ultimately signing with Nebraska, went 8-4 last season. He came on strong late with a fifth-pla
Iowa man arrested for homemade explosives
SWISHER, Iowa - An Iowa man was arrested, days after police found homemade explosives at his home.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Iowa Results: Justin Allgaier holds off Christopher Bell for the win
The green flag would soon wave, but before Justin Allgaier went elbows up, he draped his arms around his four-year old daughter, Harper Grace. The tender embrace painted a poignant Father's Day image moments before the outset of the hotly-contested eighth annual Iowa 250 presented by Enogen at the .
"Dr. Strangelove" and Iowa photos coming to Figge
DAVENPORT – A new book of photographs of Iowa and a timely classic film from the Cold War era will be displayed at the next “Cinema at the Figge,” on Thursday, June 21, in the second-floor auditorium of the art museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport.After a cocktail hour from 5-6 p.m., Iowa City-based ph
Justin Allgaier Dominates En Route to Iowa Victory - Frontstretch
Justin Allgaierwas a part of the first XFINITY Series event at Iowa Speedway in August 2009 and up until today, he had never won at the short track. That changed Sunday (June 17) as Allgaier led 182 of 250 laps to earn his first Iowa victory. Though he had to battle Christopher Bell toward the later
Iowa Can't Quiet Tacoma Bats, Falls 12-3
DES MOINES, IOWA - APRIL 23: The Iowa Cubs play against the Memphis Redbirds at Principal Park on Monday, April 23, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Dylan Heuer)
Results, Xfinity point standings after Iowa
Allgaier was followed byChristopher Bell,Daniel Hemric,Cole CusterandBrandon Jones.
Enjoy your drive in Iowa
In Iowa, we don’t have speed limits; we have speed suggestions. Those expensive signs the DOT has erected along our roadways are apparently there just to break up what folks from mountain states think is a boring landscape. You will find that if you drive within a few miles per hour of the posted sp
Iowa court reduces government liability for road safety
Kaitlyn Johnson, 28, was injured in March 2013 when the pickup truck she was riding in left the road southwest of Humboldt and struck the concrete structure after the driver, her husband at the time, reportedly fell asleep. Her injuries included paralysis, a brain injury and multiple broken bones. S
Marjama's run leads Tacoma to 12-3 win over Iowa
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Mike Marjama scored on a forceout in the second inning, leading the Tacoma Rainiers to a 12-3 win over the Iowa Cubs on Sunday.
Iowa adds wrestling transfer Jason Renteria from Nebraska
Iowa wrestling has addressed its biggest weakness, the 133-pound class, adding transfer Jason Renteria away from Nebraska.
Justin Allgaier Wins at Iowa Speedway | MRN
Justin Allgaier won Sunday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Iowa 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway after leading 182 of 250 laps and sweeping all stages.
Iowa county gave private, religious schools $844,000
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa county gave $844,000 in grants to ten private, religious schools despite a state law prohibiting public funding for such schools.The Des Moines Register reports that Polk County gave the money in 2012 and 2013 to nine local Catholic schools and one Christian school by