A former Council Bluffs official has filed a complaint with the Iowa Public Information Board against the current City Council.
WALNUT -Jean Blum still remembers the butterflies before her first day of junior high.
A flyer created by City Hall about Tuesday’s voter referendum on a bond to finance the construction of a new headquarters for the Council Bluffs Police Department was sent home to parents in the Council Bluffs Community School District, prompting concern from a former mayor of Council Bluffs.
The buzz of excitement, nerves and wonder filled the Iowa Western Community College Aviation Center hangar Saturday afternoon as high school teams from southwest Iowa and the Omaha area competed in the fourth annual Anti-Gravity Games.
Pottawattamie County Auditor Marilyn Jo Drake on Friday predicted a 6.5 percent voter turnout for Tuesday’s Council Bluffs election concerning a new police headquarters.
Although the college officially turned 50 last month, Iowa Western Community College marks the beginning of the school’s celebration of its golden anniversary with an event this afternoon.
Gabe Kjeldgaard wants to help families in need who don’t want to face the stigma that can come with asking for help.
A Council Bluffs man will face charges after he allegedly fled a traffic stop and caused a two-vehicle accident Friday night.
Westfair will again this year offer a free fair for the public, but it takes generous businesses and individuals to make that happen, a Westfair official said.
SHENANDOAH – An application for Tarkio College to reopen as a two-year institute of higher learning has been submitted to the Missouri Department of Higher Education.
Youngsters at Crescent Elementary School showed off science, technology, engineering and math projects Friday afternoon.
Council Bluffs Senior Center members who emerged victorious in a nationwide challenge sponsored by Cyber Cycle celebrated their victory Friday morning when the national championship trophy was unveiled at The Center.
The 2016 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be from 6:30 to 8 a.m. on Thursday at Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home, 1221 N. 16th St.
Local American Red Cross officials and Council Bluffs firefighters went house to house on Friday offering to test or replace or install smoke detectors.
A group of people have filed a lawsuit against former Council Bluffs doctor Dennis Jones alleging he shifted funds to avoid paying compensation to victims of his crimes.
Young students in Iowa who miss school frequently are more than one and a half times more likely to be a struggling reader facing the prospect of an intensive summer reading program or failing third grade.
A new restaurant is coming to Ameristar Casino Hotel.
An Omaha amateur historian’s quixotic effort to rewrite the story of one of the most famous photos in American history has prompted a reaction – and possibly a correction – from the U.S. Marine Corps.
A Shenandoah teenager faces charges after a single-vehicle wreck Thursday in the Page County city.
A Red Oak man faces theft charges for allegedly stealing from a local Boy Scout troop.
Students at Abraham Lincoln High School were invited to use virtual reality goggles to learn the importance of avoiding distracted driving.
About a fifth of all students at Iowa Western Community College are still in high school.
Council Bluffs has sprinted through another shoe drive.
Deon has been adopted and is settling in nicely with his new family. Congratulations to Deon!
A group of volunteers is doing its part to convince local voters to support a property tax increase for a new police headquarters.
Teaching is more of a vocation than an occupation, where one’s passion for children is just as important as content knowledge, pedagogy and the other technical aspects of the educator’s profession.
An Amber Alert was issued at 5:46 p.m. Thursday for Dominique Nicole Lloyd, 17, who was allegedly abducted by Micheal Brad Knuth, 24, in Kalona.
A local law firm has a new home. So do dozens of people.
Council Bluffs police believe a woman shot herself in the upper torso Thursday night.
Lynne Branigan sees people doing great things in and for Council Bluffs, including many outside the public eye, and wants them to be honored.
After more than 30 years at the Omni Centre Business Park, the River City Farmers Market will move this season from the Omni Centre parking garage to The Center, 714 S. Main St.
SHENANDOAH – Dick Hunt is happy the tornado sirens worked Wednesday.
Council Bluffs avoided most of the severe weather in the area Wednesday, which saw tornadoes hit areas west and southeast of the city.
WASHINGTON – Iowa and Nebraska senators have a fresh batch of questions for the Obama administration over its handling of Eswin Mejia, who police say caused a fatal crash that killed a Council Bluffs woman in Omaha earlier this year.
Raises were approved Wednesday evening for the Council Bluffs Community School District’s unionized workers.
St. Albert Catholic Schools knows its backers are heroes, but the school is betting they’ll go the extra mile Saturday in bidding for items at the school’s annual benefit auction.
During an apparent standoff on Thursday morning in Pacific Junction, Pottawattamie County’s Emergency Response Team sent its bomb trailer and deputies to the scene to help.
A local radio talk show is titled, “You Ain’t Heard Nothing,” but the Iowa Broadcast News Association has heard quite a bit on it, actually.
The Council Bluffs Police Department will be participating in National Prescription Take-Back Day, and Walgreens on East Broadway will be one of 5,000 collection sites across the nation.
Eight student journalists from Thomas Jefferson High School received the Iowa High School Press Association Scholar recognition for 2016, an academic honor for the state’s top journalism students.
A vacancy is opening up on the Iowa Board of Regents.
Ballet Nebraska will add some extra zest to the first in a series of family nights at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum.
The Center will hold its Spring Health Fair from 8 a.m. to noon May 13 at its facility at 714 S. Main St.
One-hundred forty-four years.
Richard Downing, a longtime Council Bluffs parks director, may have died 18 years ago, but his legacy will carry on for ages to come.
Firefighters in Neola will be able to move their fingers this winter.
Iowa Western’s Aviation Center is used to the whizzing and whirring of airplanes overhead, but Saturday will belong to a different sort of aircraft zooming and careening through the air.
An Avoca man faces 10 years in prison for allegedly sending fraudulent billing claims to Medicaid.
An investigation by the Iowa State Patrol has revealed a driver involved in a head-on collision on Interstate 80 that killed two Des Moines police officers and a Council Bluffs woman was intoxicated.
A large group that lived in a Council Bluffs home is displaced after a fire on Navajo Street early Wednesday.