Two casinos, Harrah’s Council Bluffs and Horseshoe Council Bluffs, and the nearby Mid-America Center will change ownership as a result of the blockbuster merger of two of the nation’s largest gambling and entertainment companies on Monday.
Robert G. Christensen, 56, turned himself in Tuesday.
Pottawattamie County Attorney Matt Wilber said no charges will be filed against Stephen Hahn.
Officials in Nevada said Monday that former Council Bluffs track and football star Austin Ebertowski may have died as a result of a medical condition that preceded a crash.
He died in Reno, Nevada, where he was living, according to KMA radio.
President Donald Trump did a victory lap with Iowa and Nebraska farmers on Tuesday, touting his administration’s move to lift a ban on selling gasoline mixed with 15% ethanol during summer months.
The entire school district now qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision — a program that allows students to eat free. The USDA funds the program.
President Donald Trump will come to Council Bluffs next week to take a tour and deliver remarks at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy LLC.
Council Bluffs residents are again pumping water out of their basements, and are relieved that so far, conditions from the historic flood year of 2011 aren't repeating.
The Missouri River was at 30.12 feet Friday and was expected to crest on Monday at 31.3 feet, according to the City of Council Bluffs. Officials believe the river will maintain that level until Wednesday, when it will begin to recede.
Council Bluffs yogis and non-yogis alike tell Studio Bliss owner Chelsea Luth they love having a practice that feels like home — and is close to home.
Trucks and forklifts were busy in the 40 Arena Way parking lot last week — busy ensuring Full Fledged Brewing Company is equipped to serve locally brewed beer to the Council Bluffs market.
The cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Coffee and doughnuts will be served.
Three other men also have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the homicide.
Robert Christensen, 56, of rural Council Bluffs was driving the 2014 Ford F-150 that collided with bicyclist William Shepard shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday.
The 33-foot-tall sculpture, made from crushed aluminum foil, roasting pans and baking tins, stands in Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park.
Railroad and history buffs gathered at the front steps of the Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs late Friday afternoon to mark the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.
The identities of the people inside the car have not been released by Council Bluffs police yet, pending family notification.
Throughout the next several months, the Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Union Pacific Museum will hold numerous commemorative events to reflect on the city's role in the railroad, the workers who toiled laying track and the Native American tribes displaced by railway construction and the settlement that followed.
Police told KMTV that friends of the owner of the stolen car located it, chased after it and started shooting. Police were not involved in the shooting.
An Iowa State Patrol supervisor received $40,000 in relocation benefits as part of a reassignment to western Iowa last year, even as he began claiming a newly built house 120 miles away as his home for tax purposes, a review by the Associated Press shows.
The River's Edge Tacofest is back this summer, slated for Aug. 3, and will include a wide array of taco creations, life music and a chihuahua beauty pageant, among other events.
Once a booming congregation with 40 members, 13 people singing in the choir and a ride-sharing program, the church is now home to only 20 members and three active choir members.
Beto O’Rourke, a former congressman from El Paso, Texas, spoke to an enthusiastic crowd of about 200 people in the Wilson Middle School gym for about 45 minutes, then took time to answer questions and shake hands.
Ruby Tuesday signs have been covered or removed from the now vacant building and lot. A note posted to the door didn’t indicate a reason for the restaurant’s closing.
Both alleged assailants were hospitalized after being stabbed in the abdomen.