The mother of a 20-year-old soldier injured overseas says he is in good spirits.
Spc. Zachary Durham from Des Moines was wounded while trying to rescue the crew of a downed helicopter in Afghanistan. His mother, Sharon Stougard says she talked her son Monday.
Durham is recovering from serious wounds in a Germany.
Another guardsman, 32-year-old James Justice from Grimes, was killed in the operation.
Durham's mother says her son is expected to fly back to the United States on Friday.
Rain, drizzle this morning. Wintry mix to snow late PM/evening. Light snow overnight. Breezy today through Tuesday.
One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Bremer County Wednesday night.
The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending.
Small town Iowa is lit up in lights for the world premiere of a Hollywood movie, filmed in eastern Iowa and based on the true story of one local family.
According to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Joshua C. Juengel, 36, of Manchester, was arrested for charges stemming from his involvement in the fatal accident.
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