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Body of Missing Iowa College Student Found

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says the body was found Tuesday morning in rural Poweshiek County, which includes Tibbetts' hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa.

Police say a body believed to be that of 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts has been discovered in a rural area near where she went missing last month. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says the body was found Tuesday morning in rural Poweshiek County, which includes Tibbetts’ hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa. The agency called a 4 p.m. news conference…

Father and Son Die After Their Kayak Overturns in Hubbard County

HART LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A four-year-old boy and his father, both of¬†Northwood, Iowa, are dead after kayaking on a lake about 20 miles Southeast of Bemidji. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 1:30 Saturday about an overturned kayak on Hart Lake and the two people inside didn’t resurface. Authorities say first responders found the boy…

Minnesota Woman Accused Of Killing Her Husband And A Stranger Is Arraigned In Texas

Lois Riess Was Caught Thursday Night in South Padre Island

Lois RiessSOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — Lois Riess, the Minnesota fugitive grandmother accused of killing two people, was arraigned by South Padre Island Municipal Court this weekend. Riess is being held without bond in Cameron County jail. She is accused of shooting and killing her husband in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota before cashing $10,000 in forged checks and heading to Florida….

Iowa Couple Celebrates Nearly Eight Decades of Marriage

Their secret? Luck.

HR09_131608817172670000 HR09_131608817186340000 HR09_131608817223010000 HR09_131608817238680000 VINTON, Iowa — It must have worked because this Iowa couple has been hitched for 79 years. “I said, ‘I’d like to go back and see that girl again’ so that’s where it all started with just trying to vaccinate some pigs,” Keith Elwick said on how he met his future wife at a vet’s office….

Iowa Man Arrested in Grand Forks Charged with Setting Stepson on Fire

He faces first-degree murder and first-degree arson charges

Randy Miles Jr., 41, was taken into custody by law enforcement in Grand Forks Monday.GRAND FORKS, ND — An Iowa man detained in Grand Forks as a material witness in a homicide, has been charged with murder. Randy Miles Jr. of Des Moines has been arrested on suspicion of killing his stepson. He faces first-degree murder and first-degree arson charges….

Man Caught by Grand Forks Police May Have Information on Iowa Homicide

Police in Des Moines believe Miles has "critical information" about the death of 26-year-old Christopher Lenhart

Christopher Lenhart Christopher Lenhart, 26, is a homicide victim in Des Moines. Police say he was intentionally set on fire. Christopher Lenhart, 26, is a homicide victim in Des Moines. Police say he was intentionally set on fire. Show Caption Hide Caption Randy Miles Jr. Randy Miles Jr., 41, was taken into custody by law enforcement in Grand Forks Monday….

UPDATED: Iowa Man Linked to Homicide Investigation Captured in Grand Forks

If you spot him call 911 or your local law enforcement agency

Randy Miles Jr., 41, was taken into custody by law enforcement in Grand Forks Monday.GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Police Department has confirmed they have arrested the Iowa man wanted in connection to a homicide investigation in Iowa. Randy Miles, Jr., 41, of Des Moines, was taken into custody just after 8 p.m. Authorities say an off duty…

Farm Rescue Adds Another State to Its Assistance List

Officials with Farm Rescue say they are offering free-haying and hay-hauling for Nebraska farmers who are facing a crisis

  HORACE, N.D. — A North Dakota-based non-profit that helps farmers and ranchers in need is expanding into their sixth state. Officials with Farm Rescue say they are offering free-haying and hay-hauling for Nebraska farmers who are facing a crisis. The organization, which was founded in 2006, has provided assistance to more than 400 farm families in the Dakotas, Minnesota,…

Seven Family Members Injured in Carriage Crash in Iowa

The driver of the carriage was flown to a hospital in Rochester while the other six family members were taken to a local hospital

  MITCHELL COUNTY, Iowa — Seven family members were hurt after their carriage was hit by a car in northern Iowa. The accident happened Sunday night on a county road about two miles west of McIntire. The car driven by 34-year-old Marshall Peters ran into the rear of the Amish-style carriage. Ura Petersheim, 47, the driver of the carriage, was…