Iowa schools get graded, report cards offer school comparison tools

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) — An online reporting system for Iowa schools rolled out new updates today, that provide the public with more information regarding how schools rank in comparison across

OUTDOOR WARNING SIRENS: What are they and why are they activated?

Outdoor warning sirens were first used in the 1960s as a form of civil defense. Counties would activate sirens to alert the public of dangers during the Cold War, such as bombings. Today, the use of outdoor sirens has evolved from civil defense to emergency management.

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TRACKING: Sunshine today, chance of storms through Memorial Day

TRACKING: Sunshine today, chance of storms through Memorial Day

Beautiful today, but active weather means you should stay weather aware through the holiday weekend.

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Law enforcement puts out boating safety tips, ahead of Memorial Day weekend

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recommends taking a boating safety course before hitting the water.

Sheriff: Man shot wife after mistaking her for intruder

Jackier Krier was taken to an Onawa hospital and then transferred to a hospital in Sioux City.

Lawmakers are hoping to pass a bill to access President Trump’s taxes

New York lawmakers have passed new bill giving congress access to President Trump's state tax returns. 

The Latest: Missouri governor describes storm devastation

Parson said as of early Thursday authorities are not aware of any other people missing but noted that could change

Three people charged in 2014 incident, resulting in death

Three people are facing multiple charges, stemming from an incident that happened in 2014.