THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 24 May 2013
Major Truss Bridge Collapses in Washington, another Ohio River Truss Bridge Doomed, another Iowa Truss Bridge's future in Limbo, Hope for Minnesota Bridge?
O... Posted on 5/24/13 at 4:29 AM
STAFF BLOG BISON MEDIA BLOG Bison Video Blog: Sunday FCS Ramblings on Big 10 Schedules
Well the news isn't good for the FCS; the Big 10 announced Sunday that they a scheduling model for 2016 that will allow for 9 conference games; at least 1 game against a BCS conference team and NO FCS... Posted on 4/29/13 at 12:18 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! A Child's Senseless Death
Bullies have claimed another victim, this time in Iowa.
The boy was just 14 years old. His name was Kenneth Weishuhn.
I would encourage everyone to look to themselves, their children. Not just for v... Posted on 4/24/12 at 10:00 AM
SIOUX FOOTBALL INSIDER Jer Garman Commits to Sioux
We have confirmed that Jer Garman has committed to UND. The highly decorated RB out of Iowa powerhouse Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa was the Cedar Rapids Metro Player of the Year. He also has a... Posted on 1/5/11 at 12:08 PM
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An African leopard tortoise thought to be stolen from an Iowa museum was actually trapped behind paneling in her enclosure, and a misguided employee who found her lied to keep up the story about her theft, the museum announced Friday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials say nobody has won the Powerball jackpot and the top prize will now increase to about $425 million for the next drawing, the largest jackpot ever for the game.
Teresa Wagner looked like a shoo-in when two jobs came open to teach writing at the University of Iowa law school. An alumnus, she was already working part-time at its writing center and received positive reviews from students and a key committee.
BISMARCK — A unique farm aid organization started in North Dakota six years ago by an airplane pilot has grown steadily from its humble beginnings with less than a handful of volunteers and very little money and is now expanding into its fifth state.
Blake Nicholson, Associated Press
, July 26, 2012
Investigators reclassified the disappearance of two missing Iowa cousins as an abduction case Friday after an FBI dive team failed to find their bodies in a lake near where they were last seen a week ago.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa State University scientist found evidence that sick hens at farms owned by an Iowa egg producer were "almost certainly" laying eggs contaminated with salmonella months before one of the nation's largest outbreaks of food-borne illness came to light, newly released records show.
Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
, June 04, 2012
THURMAN, Iowa — Concerned that Midwesterners might be complacent after repeated tornado warnings came to nothing, forecasters issued a sternly worded alert, well in advance, that weekend storms could prove fatal.
The warnings caught Larry Hill’s attention.
Grant Schulte, Associated Press
, April 17, 2012
The last time China's soon-to-be leader visited Iowa, he slept in a bedroom with green shag carpeting and Star Trek character cutouts on the walls. He ate eggs with a spoon because his host forgot the chopsticks.
Hoping to revive his flagging bid for the Republican presidential nomination, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is calling for an overhaul of the way Americans pay taxes and buy health care and would allow young people to opt out of the Social Security system.
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