Former Iowa State men’s basketball coach Johnny Orr has died at the age of 86. Orr spent the final 14 years of his nearly three-decade career as a Division One head coach with the Cyclones. He led ISU to a school-record six NCAA Tournament appearances and retired in 1994.
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.