Iowa News

Lady Liberty stolen from Iowa mini-golf course

The owner of the Puttmasters Miniature Golf Course in Saylorville says a 400-pound replica of the Statue of Liberty worth an estimated $10,000 was stolen on Wednesday night.

Marriage grant funded salaries, rent

Federal grant money awarded to a social conservative group to provide marriage counseling in Iowa also helped pay some of its operational expenses while it was leading an anti-gay marriage campaign.

Fish kill in Iowa creek traced to manure

State environmental officials say a fish kill in Squaw Creek near Stanhope in north central Iowa was caused by liquid hog manure.

10-cent hike in Iowa gas tax finding support

Some people and groups worried about Iowa's deteriorating roads and bridges have been expressing their support for a 10-cent increase in the state gasoline tax.

Iowa court upholds ruling in Casey's soup case

The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that a former Casey's General Stores employee isn't eligible for unemployment benefits because she was fired for taking soup from a dumpster.