The snow just keeps coming this winter. Des Moines broke its previous record for the snowiest start to the year. According to a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, on Feb. 19, the state capital had received 37.8 inches of snow. The former record was 37.4 inches which was set in 1962.
Iowa residents should know about a report released by Governors Highway Safety Association because it is concerned with a widespread issue: speeding. According to the report, nearly one in three traffic deaths every year are caused by excessive travel speed.
Two years ago, an Iowa clinic mistakenly removed a man's healthy prostate gland after misdiagnosing him with cancer. The case involving the 67-year-old Iowa native is now set to go to trial this April.