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  • Pointed questions greet Grassley, Ernst at public stops

    GARNER (AP) — Iowa’s U.S. senators were met Tuesday with overflow crowds who pointedly questioned them about President Donald Trump’s actions during h ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Iowa union files lawsuit against collective bargaining law

    DES MOINES (AP) — A new Iowa law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public workers is unconstitutional and should be immediately bl ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Iowa governor cuts nearly 2,100 state jobs in 6 years

    DES MOINES (AP) — The state has cut nearly 2,100 jobs since Terry Branstad returned as Iowa governor in 2011, a point of pride for the Republican but ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right

    DES MOINES (AP) — After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become solidly Republican like m ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • New coalition 'Iowans for a Reliable Energy Future' to highlight the critical energy issues facing Iowa

    A group of Iowa-based leaders have joined together to form Iowans for a Reliable Energy Future, a new coalition that will help drive an ongoing discus ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Iowa GOP passes bill opponents say will gut public unions

    DES MOINES (AP) — Public sector unions in Iowa will have less authority to negotiate working conditions for teachers, nurses and correctional officers ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Judge blocks suit over U. Iowa presidential search meetings

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A judge has dismissed an open meetings lawsuit challenging the University of Iowa presidential search following the death of the reti ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Man charged in Iowa cold case expected to plead guilty

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A man charged with the 1995 slaying of an Iowa City woman is expected to enter a guilty plea Friday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Iowa reports rare sighting of predatory mammal: A fisher

    WAUKON (AP) — The Iowa Natural Resources Department has reported a rare, confirmed sighting of a predatory mammal known as a fisher.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Iowa Democrats debate through night on bargaining bill

    DES MOINES (AP) — Democrats in the Republican-controlled Iowa Senate have debated through the night to delay voting on a bill that would eliminate mos ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Alliant Energy promotes Iowa One Call Excavator Safety Awareness Program

    The time is approaching for the Iowa One Call 2017 Excavator Safety Awareness Programs. Every year, Iowa One Call holds a series of safety meetings th ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Southern Iowans have unique opportunity to implement quail habitat

    Southern Iowa landowners interested in improving habitat conditions for bobwhite quail have a first-in-the-nation opportunity through the Conservation ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • IFAA offers Iowa youth $178,500 in scholarships

    College-bound Iowa youth active in 4-H or FFA livestock projects and current undergraduate students may apply for $178,500 in scholarships available f ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Students invited to submit artwork for 'From the Farm to You' calendar

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encourages students from Iowa to submit artwork to be considered for inclusion in the “From the Farm to You ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:37 am
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