Nearly 300 representatives of area businesses and industries gathered at the Mid-America Center Wednesday for the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce mid-year meeting.
A Council Bluffs woman faces having her probation revoked after police said she yelled at her neighbor from the roof of a nearby house while completely naked, according to court documents.
A Council Bluffs man on parole for his 2014 conviction of shooting a man in the leg with a shotgun appeared in court Wednesday after investigators said they found a loaded sawed-off shotgun in his home near where his children played.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms is possible today across parts of western Iowa and eastern Nebraska, forecasters said.
Lewis Central Community School District has checked off most of the summer projects on its list, but some are still in progress and others are being postponed.
Billy McGuigan will make his annual visit to the Davies Amphitheater in Glenwood for a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Glenwood performance is sandwiched between a headlining gig on an Alaska cruise and a two-week run of his “Rock Twist” show at the Omaha Community Playhouse.
OMAHA — Mutual of Omaha’s first Medicare Advantage plan will go on sale this fall in Cincinnati, the company said earlier this week, the start of Mutual’s strategy to create a nationwide Medicare Advantage product.
The tents are down and the loud, colorful, hazy evenings over, but people in Council Bluffs are still talking about fireworks.
The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved $3.7 million in grant and initiative funding to 14 nonprofits and government entities in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska.
The body of a Monona County woman found by authorities in June has been identified by the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office, authorities said Tuesday.
Authorities have charged two men with felony robbery after discovering Facebook messages in which the suspects allegedly discussed hiding evidence tied to the March 21 killing of a man at a Bluffs homeless shelter.
Dr. Daniel DeBehnke, Nebraska Medicine’s CEO, said there is a clear need for access to health care in the area with the current residential and business growth downtown.
Two Iowa men were arrested early Wednesday in Omaha after a deputy stopped their Hyundai and found a triple threat of suspected drugs in the SUV.
The Historical and Preservation Society of Pottawattamie County is looking for volunteers and vendors for its third annual Relics and Rust Flea Market Aug. 4 at the RailsWest Railroad Museum, 1512 S. Main St.
WASHINGTON — To the Air Force, it’s a “cover-center wall, troop compartment latrine ... required to protect the aircraft from corrosion damage in the latrine area.”
Hy-Vee is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with salmonella, a press release from the company said Tuesday.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Iowa and Hy-Vee Inc., are bringing “Healthy You” health fairs to Council Bluffs at the West Broadway Hy-Vee from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
WASHINGTON — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in th…
The Southwest Iowa Association of Realtors’ 31st annual golf bash turned out to be a winning event for the association as well as for the Dream Playground Re-Imagined that will be built at Lake Manawa State Park later this month.
Until now, the VA hasn’t had teletype machines of its own to answer if a veteran called for help. That left some veterans unable to contact the VA for even basic services like scheduling appointments and ordering medicine.
DENISON — Over the next few days, decorations will start to appear around Denison to welcome riders on the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across on July 22.
HELSINKI — Standing next to Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to Trump's benefit and seemed to accept Putin's insistence that Russia's hands were clean.
DES MOINES — A unique memorial service for 5-year-old Garrett Matthias of central Iowa is matched only by the one-of-a-kind obituary the preschooler had a hand in authoring and that is now garnering national attention.
Thunderstorms are expected to develop in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area by mid-week, forecasters said, and high temperatures should stay in the 80s all week.
DES MOINES — Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.
OMAHA — The health care system for Nebraska and western Iowa veterans has ordered teletype machines so deaf or blind veterans can contact the Veterans Affairs Department.
Steve Tisher, co-owner of Tish’s Restaurant, was at the YMCA in downtown Omaha when the sirens of the 1988 tornado started sounding. It was Friday, July 15.
Nearly every Friday, with a few exceptions, for the past five years, half a dozen or so people gather at The Center, sit at a conference room table and read to each other.
In its fourth year, O Comic Con’s opening day saw superheroes and villains of pop culture and anime come running to the Mid-America Center — some literally, as rain began to drench costumed fans in the parking lot for the pop culture convention Friday.
DES MOINES — Josh Crist made the two-hour drive to the Iowa Capitol in April to celebrate Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds’ signing of a new health care option designed to lower costs by skirting requirements of the Affordable Care Act.