Riverside Man Accused of Iowa City Home Invasion

An eastern Iowa man is accused of breaking into an Iowa City home, then sexually assaulting and physically abusing a woman there. 33-year-old Nikolas Petersen, of Riverside, faces charges of second-degree sexual abuse, first- and second-degree burglary, second-degree theft, domestic abuse or assault impeding air causing injury, child endangerment, and violation of a no-contact or…read more »


Gallagher Bluedorn to Add 16,400 Square Feet & 4,500 Sq. Ft. of Remodeled Space

It was part of the original plan 20 years ago, but was scratched because of budget constraints.  Now, the Board of Regents has approved an expansion project for the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The 16,400-square-foot addition and the remodeling of 4,500 square feet will add multiple amenities.…read more »


“Mayor Pete” Pulls into Nine-Point Lead in Latest Presidential Poll

A new poll says South Bend, Indiana Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has taken a nine-point lead among Iowa caucus-goers. The Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom survey, published Saturday evening, showed Buttigieg as the first choice of 25% of the state’s caucus attendees. He was trailed by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who polled at 16%.…read more »

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