News

Bill Cosby to be honored at American Comedy Awards

Bill Cosby to be honored at American Comedy Awards

FUNNYMAN: Bill Cosby will be honored for excellence in comedy. Photo: Associated Press

Veteran funnyman Bill Cosby is set to receive the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the upcoming 2014 American Comedy Awards.

The 76-year-old comedian will be feted for his outstanding work over the past 50 years during a ceremony on April 26 in New York City.

The prize, named after iconic U.S. talk show host Johnny Carson, is given to “an individual who, over the course of their lifetime, has made an extraordinary contribution to comedy”.

The honor was first awarded to “Late Show” host David Letterman in 2011, and Don Rickles in 2012.

The American Comedy Awards will air in America on May 8.

Local Headlines

in Local

New Spencer Dollar Tree Opening Today

Fresh
dollartreelogo

A new Dollar Tree store is set to open today in Spencer.

in Local

DSWCD Funding Available

Fresh
greatlawa

The Dickinson Soil and Water Conservation District has been granted nearly $150,000 to help financially support water quality projects in the Iowa Great Lakes area over the next 12 months.

in Local

Lottery Scratch Ticket Sales Up

Iowa Lottery

Iowa lottery sales are up from a year ago...

in Local

Spencer Northwest AM Underway

Nw AM Lead

Hundreds of golfers are in Spencer for the Iowa's only 72-hole Amateur Tournament .

in Local

Northwest Iowa Soccer Club Looking at Complex Improvements

Soccer.4

The Northwest Iowa Soccer Club is looking to make some improvements to the town soccer complex.