Governor Reynolds asks President Trump for disaster assistance

Governor Reynolds has asked President Donald Trump for a presidential disaster declaration for Marion County and 29 other lowa counties that sustained significant damage from severe storms and flooding from June 6 through July 2.…

'Firenadoes' fuel deadly Carr Fire in California

Firefighters battling intense heat and strong winds struggled Monday to gain control of a deadly Northern California wildfire that has killed six people and destroyed more than 800 homes. The fire had burned through 150…

President Trump visits Dubuque

Operations Supervisor for the Dubuque Regional Airport Todd Dalsing said many planes have been flying in and out of the airport the past few days preparing for when President Trump arrives Thursday morning.  The president…

Flash flooding on Eastern US coast

Flash flood warnings and watches were in effect Wednesday across much of the Mid-Atlantic and deep into upstate New York as heavy rains continued to pound the waterlogged region for a fifth day.  About 30…

Boating tragedy in Branson

Seventeen people died Thursday when a duck boat they were riding in capsized during a storm in Branson, Missouri.  Nine of the victims were members of one family; two other members of the family survived. …

Tornadoes sweep through Iowa

Tornadoes swept through central Iowa Thursday afternoon.  They destroyed many buildings including the courthouse in Marshalltown and Vermeer Manufacturing in Pella as people were still working.  There are reports of several people with minor injuries.…


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