Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
AREDALE, Iowa (AP) — An overturned construction crane has caused an estimated 10 gallons of diesel fuel and hydraulic oil to spill into a small creek in northern Iowa. No injuries were reported in the Butler County spill into Boylan Creek. The crane downed power lines at a construction site near Aredale.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials are investigating two more potential cases of bird flu in the state. Two probable cases were at farms in Clay and Hamilton counties. If the disease is confirmed, birds in the affected farms will be euthanized. The farm in Clay County has an estimated 1.1 million birds.
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — The death of a 29-year-old Iowa woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota is being investigated as a homicide. Alicia Hummel, of Sioux City, Iowa, was found dead Monday in Vermillion near the Myron Grove boat launch.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Republican-led Iowa House have approved a small funding increase for the school year that starts in the fall of 2016, but the move is not expected to win favor in the Democratic-controlled Senate. The plan would provide about $125 million in new dollars in that year.