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Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.
Sunny days with less rainfall have helped clear up some of the bacteria problems in the water at Iowa park beaches.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been hinting for weeks that he was unhappy with the legislature's bipartisan compromise on education funding.
Everyone loves a backyard fireworks display or attending a big show on the 4th of July.
The U-S Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Wednesday's explosion at Sapp Bros. in West Point, Nebraska.