New // RICEVILLE, IA – Riceville Police Chief Kim Orth is on paid administrative leave, after a City Council meeting on June 12th. Riceville Mayor Dean Eastman is confirming that, but will not say why, and that it is a… More »
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Canadian Pacific Railroad says an evaluation shows no trace of fuel following a May derailment east of Charles City.
The Charles City Press reports (http://bit.ly/17XSVWy ) Wednesday that an evaluation commissioned by… More »
RED WING, Minn. (AP) — Goodhue County in southeastern Minnesota has adopted new regulations for the growing frack sand mining industry.
Commissioners approved the rules 3-2 Monday.
The regulations limit mines to 40 acres of exposed or uncovered… More »
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot of a helicopter that went down in a suburban neighborhood near St. Paul was killed in the crash.
Maplewood Acting Police Chief Dave Kvam (KWAHM) says the pilot was the… More »
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vince Flynn, a best-selling author of political thriller novels, has died at age 47 after a two-year battle with prostate cancer.
A statement from Flynn’s publisher, Simon & Schuster, Inc., said he died
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities have accused two upstate New York men of assembling a portable X-ray weapon they intended to use against opponents of Israel.
Prosecutors say 49-year-old Glendon Scott Crawford, of Galway, and 54-year-old Eric
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is floating a proposal that would avoid the doubling of rates on student loans on July 1.
A document being circulated on Capitol Hill outlines a possible compromise that links
NEW YORK (AP) — George Zimmer, the ousted founder and executive chairman of Men’s Wearhouse, says Wednesday he was dismissed after he and the company’s board disagreed about how it should look.
In a statement released to CNBC
BALTIMORE (AP) — CSX is suing a garbage truck driver and his company for negligence in the explosive derailment of a freight train near Baltimore.
CSX Transportation Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla., filed the complaint Tuesday in U.S. District
The first issue of the “Wild Blue Yonder,” comic book miniseries about the captivating adventures of a female teen pilot is finally being released, seven years after Mike Raicht wrote it in one sitting.
The five-issue series from