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Iowa Teen Still Missing 9 Months Later
Offbeat  (tags: crime, missing, missing person, murder, investigation, unusual, suspicious, teen, mystery, Iowa, Centerville, Lineville, Missouri )

- 169 days ago -
On Jan. 22, Sebastian Husted got a ride to work from a co-worker but never made it home. Authorities said they have followed 40 to 50 different leads with no results. Since his disappearance, Husted has missed his birthday & the birth of his first child.
Dog Named Tank Takes Home the Crown Earning 'Beautiful Bulldog' Title in Iowa Contest
Offbeat  (tags: iowa, bulldog, contest, dogs, cute, beautiful )

- 1491 days ago -
The pups came from as far away as New Jersey and Tennessee in hopes of landing a new nickname: 'Beautiful Bulldog.'
Drunk Dude Dressed In Cowboy Duds Threatens Dog
Offbeat  (tags: Drunk, male, Iowa, pet, dog, bizarre )

Sally Ann
- 3409 days ago -
An intoxicated Iowa City man dressed like a cowboy allegedly broke into a house and threatened to kill the residents dog early Thursday morning, according to Iowa City police reports.
Bat Brew Jolts Eastern Iowan
Offbeat  (tags: coffee, bat, Iowa )

- 3886 days ago -
An Eastern Iowa woman had more of a jolt than usual from her morning coffee. The Iowa Department of Public Health reports that the woman had seen a bat in her house, but wasn't particularly concerned about it.
Iowa Farmer Makes a Sorrowful Choice
Offbeat  (tags: Iowa, flood, pigs, death, farmer, hogs )

- 3986 days ago -
By the time a friend sped up the lane to Ron Lanz's farm Saturday evening--shouting that the Iowa River levee had blown--Lanz knew he faced a fateful decision: To save his own life, more than 800 of his hogs would have to die.
'Meanest Mom on the Planet' Sells Teenage Son's Car After Finding Booze Under Front Seat
Offbeat  (tags: booze, Meanest mom on the planet, Jane Hambleton, OLDS 1999 Intrigue, alcohol, DES MOINES, Iowa )

- 4145 days ago -
"Jane Hambleton has dubbed herself the "meanest mom on the planet."
Oh, You Beautiful Doll!
Offbeat  (tags: Iowa, Cedar Rapids, doll, restroom )

- 4220 days ago -
Amazing story from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I always heard the midwest was the kinkiest region in the country!
I Thought Iowa Was the Cornbelt!
Offbeat  (tags: Des Moines, Iowa, missile, vegetable, really silly )

- 4258 days ago -
Yes, this fool did it & it was wrong. But dammit if I didn't howl with laughter when I found this story. Minded me of the time my first husband got so frustrated during a disagreement he whizzed a small expensive block of Wensleydale cheese my way. Corny!

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