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Police: One hurt in Iowa State crowd disturbance

Authorities said a student at Iowa State University has been seriously injured after a crowd overturned cars and toppled light poles near the campus during an annual university celebration. The injured student was airlifted to a Des Moines hospital. That person's name has not been released. The disturbances came during Iowa State's annual Veishea celebration. Police said the crowd dispersed early Thursday morning.

Sioux City honors UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's for its local growth

UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's received the "Growing Sioux City Award" for its investment in the area. Sioux City city leaders presented the hospital with recognition Tuesday, which honors businesses for their local support. The hospital built a new medical outpatient clinic in 2012, expanding its services to the Sunnybrook area and creating 100 new jobs. Hospital CEO Peter Thoreen said their vision for the expansion was to put health care services in one spot to make it more convenient for patients.

Tilden, NE city council votes to allow local hospital to cease in-patient services

A northeast Nebraska hospital will no longer be offering impatient and emergency services. The Tilden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to end those emergency healthcare services at the Tilden Community Hospital effective July first. Hospital officials said they're treating fewer patients and losing $60,000 a month. They will negotiate with Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk, Nebraska so the Tilden hospital may still provide outpatient and clinical services. The hospital is the town's largest employer and 35 people will lose their jobs.

Pierce, Neb. spring prom photos go viral after a bridge collapses and the students fall into a pond

The hair, the dresses and the tuxes got soaked for 22 students in Pierce, Nebraska. They were taking a scenic picture before prom, when the bridge gave way and they fell into the pond below. There were a few bumps and bruises, but everyone made it out with no serious injuries. One member of the Pierce pre-prom plunge party posted a pic on Twitter and it's been retweeted 50,000 times and it's also made the national news.

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