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Cyclist Killed on First Day of RAGBRAI

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A bicyclist participating in the annual ride across Iowa was killed Sunday after colliding with a pickup truck near Glenwood.

The Iowa State Patrol says the collision

Regional News

National News

Convention Bump Puts Trump in the Lead

Donald Trump comes out of the Republican National Convention ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. 

Trump leads Clinton 44% to 39% in a four-way matchup

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Sports for 7-26

Van Buren High School’s baseball team fell to Hinton 9-1 in the class 2A state quarterfinals in Des Moines.

The Burlington Bees dropped another game to the West Michigan Whitecaps, 4-3

Sports for 7-25

The Burlington Bees fell at the hands of the West Michigan Whitecaps 8-0 on the road in Grand Rapids last night. They finish their series against the Whitecaps tonight, off tomorrow before heading

Sports for 7-22

The Burlington Bees have won seven straight now and have climbed all the way from second last in the division to tied for second in the division as they took down South Bend 3-1. They take on West


Obits for 7-25

John Paul Buster

John Paul Buster, age 73, of rural Morning Sun, died Sunday morning, July 24, 2016, at his home.  The 

Obituaries Thursday 7/21

Mary Virginia Gabeline Talbott, 95, of Mt. Union, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the Henry County Health Center, Park Place.

Born on June 25, 1921 in Yarmouth, Iowa, on her