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Rembrandt Enterprises to Kill 2 Million Birds Affected by Bird Flu

Rembrandt Enterprises to Kill 2 Million Birds Affected by Bird Flu

The world’s largest egg producing facility, Rembrandt Enterprises will put down 2 million birds that were infected with the bird flu virus. Two of the company’s facilities at Rembrandt, Iowa and Renville, Minnesota have been affected till now. A bird flu outbreak has not been reported at a third plant in Thompson, Iowa. Till now, […]

Ben Carson’s First Campaign Stop for the 2016 Presidential Run

Ben Carson’s First Campaign Stop for the 2016 Presidential Run

Iowa is well-known for being an unusual place, although it has many midwestern values those range from being a traditionally pro-family location to somewhat liberal siding with unions and labor parties. Ben Carson is beginning his venture as a 2016 candidate for the Republican nomination, after announcing his intention to run on Sunday. He is a […]

Bird Flu Strikes Egg Laying Facility in Iowa

Bird Flu Strikes Egg Laying Facility in Iowa

Officials in Iowa have now found a second occurrence of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, at an egg laying installation in Osceola County on Monday, according the the U.S. Department of Agriculture. All 5.3 million hens at the facility will be euthanized to prevent further spreading to the disease. Last week, bird flu was found in […]

Family’s New Dogs Mauled Child to Death

Family’s New Dogs Mauled Child to Death

A seven-year-old boy has died after he was mauled by his family’s two new puppies. On Thursday, less than an hour after the attack Malaki Mildward was pronounced dead at Clarinda Regional Medical Center. The two dogs responsible for the child’s demise were only six-months-old. Reportedly, the canines stood calmly by as paramedics worked unsuccessfully […]

Mother Allowed Man to Rape and Impregnate 11-Year-Old Daughter

Mother Allowed Man to Rape and Impregnate 11-Year-Old Daughter

A woman in Iowa has been arrested for allegedly allowing a grown man to impregnate her 11-year-old daughter after repeatedly being told he was having sex with the child. Tina Durant was charged with child endangerment after disregarding her child’s cry for help along with multiple witnesses who complained. In spite of the allegations against […]

Iowa Hunter Kills Healthy Grey Wolf

Iowa Hunter Kills Healthy Grey Wolf

Wolves are a protected species in Iowa, but a hunter who mistook one for a coyote has shot and killed a healthy young female. Due to full cooperation with the authorities the hunter has not been cited. The animal was shot back in February in Buchanan County, but DNA tests have now been carried out […]

Suicide Claims Another Pastor in the Christian Community

Suicide Claims Another Pastor in the Christian Community

Suicide remains an issue in the Christian community in the wake of another pastor haven taken his own life. George “DB” Antrim III, minister at Westwind Church in Waukee, IA, has joined the lengthy list of clergy who have taken their own life and left behind distraught and confused family members and friends. Antrim’s wife, […]

Iowa Baby Returned to Birth Mother Dies Just Weeks Later

Iowa Baby Returned to Birth Mother Dies Just Weeks Later

Rachel and Heidi McFarland of Iowa were overjoyed when they adopted baby Gabriel.  They cared for their newborn son until Gabriel’s  16-year-old birth mother, Markeya Atkins, changed her mind about raising her son and took him back from the McFarlands. While watching the news one Wednesday last March, just weeks later, the McFarlands learned that […]

Castration of Pigs to Pave Way for Iowa Senator [Video]

Castration of Pigs to Pave Way for Iowa Senator [Video]

Holy… pig? In possibly one of the funniest and oddest campaign videos ever produced, Iowa state legislator Joni Ernst refers to her days of slicing and dicing up “pork” on the farm as an attribute that will serve her well in the United States Senate. Ernst, apparently, has no qualms about depicting cute and cuddly […]

Wisconsin Missing Baby Found, Aunt Faces Kidnapping Charge

Wisconsin Missing Baby Found, Aunt Faces Kidnapping Charge

The Wisconsin baby that was reported missing on Thursday was found and reunited with his parents, but his aunt faces charges on kidnapping. Police located the baby on Friday outside, near a gas station. Despite in freezing temperatures that morning, he is in good condition and was released from the hospital. Brianna Marshall called 911 […]

Iowa Nursing Home Boots Out Navy Veteran

Iowa Nursing Home Boots Out Navy Veteran

Iowa evicted a disabled U.S. Navy veteran for not paying his bill.  The nursing home at the center of the dispute dropped the man at an apartment twenty miles away with no medication or food. John Chedester, 65 was dropped off November 1 at an apartment located 20 miles from the nursing home in Onawa, […]

Pig Virus Expands During Snowfall

Pig Virus Expands During Snowfall

Pig virus is back in the U.S. and swine veterinarians warn the authorities that the fatal disease expands during snowfall. The cold, wet weather helps the virus spread and 23 states have already been affected. After the first snowfall, new cases appeared and the current weather is speeding up the disease’s  pace. So far, over 2,000 […]

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