The NCAA released official figures for attendance of men’s basketball games last season. The Iowa Hawkeyes were 21st with an average of 13,625 fans in 20 games. Iowa State was next at number-22 nationally with 13,393 for 17 games. Kentucky was first in the country at nearly 24-thousand fans per game.
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.