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Marine surprises family for Christmas


Many people serving in the Armed Forces have to spend the Holidays away from their families, but one Grundy Center family received an unexpected gift this year. More>>

Work to begin on new parking ramp at Iowa City VA


Construction on a new, 400-space parking ramp on the Iowa City VA Health Care Systems campus will begin in the spring. More>>

Pearl Harbor rosary finds home at Loras College


This Saturday marks the 72nd anniversary of the day that will live in infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor. In an Iowa connect, one eastern Iowan is hoping a piece of Pearl Harbor history will help pay tribute to the victims of Pearl Harbor. More>>

Newly unveiled Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial in New Hampton


The Chickasaw County Courthouse in New Hampton is now home to the Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial. More>>

Meskwaki, 32 other tribes receive high honors for code talkers


Congress is bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest civilian honor, on American Indians who used their native language to outwit enemies and protect American battlefield secrets during World Wars I and II. More>>

Waterloo troops among those headed to Kosovo


More than three dozen Iowa Army National Guard soldiers are being mobilized for peacekeeping duty in southeastern Europe. More>>

Eastern Iowa soldier honored for service in wars nearly 50 years apart


Longtime Iowa soldier Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Randle was honored for his service, which spanned nearly five decades. More>>

Branstad launches Home Base Iowa to connect veterans with jobs


Gov. Terry Branstad is launching a new effort to connect veterans with jobs in Iowa. More>>

Hy-Vee locations serve military on Veterans Day


Hy-Vee stores across eastern Iowa and the Midwest honored veterans Monday with the annual Veterans Day Breakfast. More>>

UNI Military Student Veteran Center connects veterans and campus


The center, which just moved to the Maucker Student Union, is designed to help answer questions about benefits while bringing resources in from campus and off campus. More>>

Fallen Waterloo soldier honored with monument


A fallen hometown hero will forever be remembered now outside a high school football field in Waterloo. More>>

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  • SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

    SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:50:45 GMT
    A military officer in South Sudan said about 12 people were killed and dozens injured when an angry mob of armed youths stormed a U.N. compound and attacked civilians from a minority ethnic group.More >>
    An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. Peacekeepers were forced to open fire, amid rampaging violence that killed at least...More >>
  • US tells jury Egyptian imam pursued global terror

    US tells jury Egyptian imam pursued global terror

    Lawyers are poised to make opening statements in the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher charged with conspiring to support al-Qaida in part by trying to open a training camp in Oregon.More >>
    The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the cover of his religion to hide in plain sight, a prosecutor told jurors in his opening statement Thursday...More >>
  • Ukrainian unity on display with peaceful rallies

    Ukrainian unity on display with peaceful rallies

    Ukraine's interior minister says three pro-Russian militants have been killed and 13 wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol in the...More >>
    Thousands gathered for peaceful demonstrations Thursday in at least four eastern cities to denounce Russia for its perceived meddling in Ukrainian affairs, a day after the most lethal clash so far killed three pro-Russian...More >>
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