Former Creighton basketball coach John “Red” McManus is dead at the age of 88. He passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness. McManus was coach of the Bluejays from 1959 to 1969. Credited with bringing the program back into prominence with tough scheduling, he was elected to the school’s athletic Hall of Fame in 1979.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.