Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Once again, residents across Iowa are spending their weekend shoveling snow. Sunday is expected to usher in more frigid conditions, with temperatures in the single digits, dropping to below zero overnight. Meteorologists say more snow is expected across the state Monday night into Tuesday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation says it has added new cameras to its 511 system to give drivers a firsthand look at road conditions along two state commuter corridors. The cameras have been added along Interstate 35 from Ankeny to Ames and on U.S. 30 from Ames to Nevada and provide streaming video and still images. Now, travelers can simply log on to WWW DOT 511IA DOT org to see the conditions on those stretches.
SWISHER, Iowa (AP) — Swisher residents will cast their votes Tuesday for the city’s next mayor. Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert tells the Iowa City Press-Citizen that he anticipates a substantial election day turnout in the town of about 600. Chris Taylor and Randy Hurlbert are vying for the open seat.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Gabriel Olaseni had 15 points and 12 rebounds and Number 15 Iowa overcame Illinois’ furious comeback to pull out an 81-74 victory last night. The Hawkeyes led by 21 points just over 12 minutes into the game and were battering the Illini with their bench and Big Ten-best rebounding. Roy Devyn Marble led the Hawkeyes with 17 points in Champaign, Illinois.