Reports indicate Des Moines, Iowa Olympian Lolo Jones could be in trouble for a bar fight in Lake Placid, New York. Deadspin.com reports Jones got into a fight with another Winter Olympics hopeful Aja Evans last Friday night. Jones is seeking to make the 2014 Team USA bobsled team to go along with her appearances running track in the Summer Olympics. Jones and Evans were allegedly fighting the stepdaughter of former Team USA head Tony Carlino, who runs the bobsled track at Lake Placid.
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.