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Lone Tree man in critical condition after his car collides with a train in West Liberty - Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Police say he was extricated by the West Liberty Fire department and ambulance service using the JAWS of life. The man was then flown by helicopter to the University of Iowa Hospitals in critical condition.

Amazon received 238 proposals for second headquarters - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Proposals for HQ2 were due last week.

‘Don’t let strippers in your house’ warns Indiana man after having 16 guns stolen - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The homeowner also says he should have bought a more robust storage safe.

Mazoloa and Hy-Vee: Sesame soy seared cauliflower - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
This dish is recommended as a healthy side.

Multiple bodies pulled from the Missouri River - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The recoveries were near Larsen Park and near the Sioux City Marina.

‘He couldn’t remember my husband’s name’: Soldier’s widow breaks silence on Trump’s condolence call - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Johnson has received no answers from the government about how or where her husband died.

Illinois High School Football Playoffs - Sun, 22 Oct 2017
Here are the pairings for the first round of the Illinois High School Football Playoffs.  Dates and time will be updated when available. Class 1A #16 Toulon (Stark County) (5-4) at #1 Lena (L.-Winslow) (9-0), TBA #9 Abingdon (A.-Avon) (7-2) at #8 Milledgeville (7-2), TBA #13 Cuba [North Fulton Coop] (6-3) at #4 Stockton (7-2), TBA #15 Orangeville (5-4) at #2 Kewanee (Wethersfield) [A.-Wethersfield Coop] (8-1), Saturday 2pm #11 Fulton (H.S.) (6-3) at #6 Ottawa (Marquette) (7-2), Saturday 1pm   […]

Trump expects Congress to pass a new tax plan before Thanksgiving; how it could impact your retirement savings - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.– President Donald Trump raised expectations today about Republicans’ timetable for passing tax reform, saying he expects the currently unwritten overhaul of the tax code on his desk by Thanksgiving. In an op-ed in the USA Today published Sunday, the President said the economy can’t “take off” unless “we transform the outdated, complex tax code.” The tax plan Trump and Republican leaders are pushing for reduces tax rates on corporations from 35% to 20% and consolidates individual tax rates […]

Illinois family throws a one of a kind birthday party for son battling a rare disease - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
BUDA, Illinois–It’s the little things that make Joey Bauer smile, so imagine his surprise when a crowd of people showed up to his 13th birthday party. “I’ve got friends here that drove two and a half hours just to be with him… that speaks a lot to the good hearts in people,” says Joey’s mom, Bonnie Bauer. Dozens of people packed the Taylor Memorial in Buda, Illinois, with gifts and kind words for the birthday boy. “(13 years old) is a […]

Dozens ride across the Savanna-Sabula Bridge for the last time - Sun, 22 Oct 2017
SAVANNA– Locals are taking a last cruise down the Savanna-Sabula Bridge before it’s coming down. The first time Lew Dennison crossed the Mississippi River Savanna-Sabula Bridge was the year it opened in the 1930s. He was six years old at the time. “With all those people on the bridge, it shook. So I started to cry because I thought the bridge was going to fall in the river,” remembers Dennison longtime resident of Savanna, Illinois. Almost 80 years later since […]

Halloween takes over Bettendorf Family Museum - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
BETTENDORF– Princesses, Harry Potter’s, Iron Man’s, and Ghosts took over the Bettendorf Family Museum for some ghoulish fun. The Annual Scarecrow Shenanigans event brought dozens out on October 22nd. Kids and their families came in costumes and participated in a variety of Halloween themed activities. The activities included a Haunted bounce house, glow in the dark Jack-o-Latern craft room, and making your own witch’s brew. This spooky family friendly event is a tradition going on almost 30 years now.

Dozens braved rainy chilly weather for Trunk or Treat event - Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The event provides a safe alternative to trick or treating.