Iowa

GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in …

Elections

EPA invests $12 million in loans for Iowa water projects

CLOSE<p>Watch as a woman at David Young's townhall in Des Moines pours him a glass of dirty water as she questions him about the Dakota Access pipeline …

Water

Entheos Releases “Dark Future”

Entheos has returned with their second full length album, entitled <i>Dark Future</i>. Anchored by bassist <b>Evan Brewer</b>, the recording is described by the band …

Bass Guitar

Why you shouldn't volunteer at a soup kitchen this Thanksgiving

CLOSE<p>Ti's the season for giving and giving back and here are three easy ways to do so.<p>Thanksgiving is a day to be grateful for what you have and to …

Des Moines

'Me too' movement renews Equal Rights Amendment push

CLOSE<p>A bipartisan group of Senators and Congressional members introduce the 'METOO Congress Act' aimed at reforming how Congress handles sexual …

Des Moines

Sen. Susan Collins not ready to back Republican tax plan, still seeking changes

CLOSE<p>Vice President Mike Pence spoke to the Tax Foundation's 80th annual dinner in Washington, after the House voted Thursday to approve a $1.5 …

Mike Pence

Pringles creates Thanksgiving feast-flavored chips. Yes, there's even pumpkin pie

CLOSE<p>Turkey day is upon us! And if you’re not the typical Martha Stewart in the kitchen, I have an easy dinner solution for the the big holiday! …

Thanksgiving

Don't trust politicians to solve our problems, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse tells Iowa crowd

Don’t look to politics to solve the pressing problems in American culture or address looming technological and economic changes that will rearrange …

Elections

Outdoors Dan: Don’t have a mix-up on mixed-color deer

<b>I saw someone shot a patch-colored deer in Iowa. Is it legal to shoot a mixed-color deer in Iowa?</b><p>There are deer that can be mostly white or have …

Des Moines

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans

CLOSE<p>The second best-selling minivan gets a facelift and tons of new tech for 2018.<p>NEW YORK — Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey …

Honda

New development pushes homeless into downtown Des Moines

CLOSE<p>Take a look inside a homeless camp near downtown Des Moines as some of its residents give their opinion about Joppa Outreach's proposed …

Housing

Grinnell anti-gun violence activists hope to meet with their neighbor: the NRA president

"Deep in America’s heartland," says a page on the National Rifle Association website, "there’s a thriving business with small-town roots stretching …

Gun Control

UNI football finishes 2nd in Valley, seeks FCS berth; Drake closes with win

<b>Northern Iowa 41, Indiana State 3</b><p>CEDAR FALLS, Ia. — Colton Howell threw two touchdown passes and Marcus Weymiller ran for two scores as Northern Iowa …

College Football

Ankeny infant tested positive for cocaine metabolite, died of asphyxia

An Ankeny infant tested positive for cocaine metabolite but likely died of asphyxia from becoming wedged between her bed and the wall, according to …

Crime

Ames Police identify man killed in alleged early morning robbery

The victim of an early morning homicide in Ames has been identified.<p>Xavier Jordan Shepley, 21, of Ames was killed early Saturday morning when he was …

Crime

Your 2 Cents’ Worth for Sunday, November 19, 2017

Iowa is not doing well in regard to mental health, water quality, child and elder welfare, and some other things. And our once-top-rated K-12 system …

Des Moines

UNI receives at-large bid, will host Monmouth to open FCS playoffs

CEDAR FALLS, Ia. — Postseason football has returned to Cedar Falls.<p>After missing the FCS playoffs last season for the first time since 2013, Northern …

College Basketball

Meet Sheldon Croney Jr: The next man in at running back for Iowa State

CLOSE<p>Matt Campbell on David Montgomery's injury.<p>WACO, Texas — Sheldon Croney Jr. went unused his first two seasons at Iowa State, at one point was …

Des Moines

Lazard, Montgomery break national and Iowa State records in first half vs. Baylor

CLOSE<p>Sports writer Tommy Birch talks with Danny Lawhon about what to expect for the final games of the Cyclone football season and the start of the …

College Football

Drake men edged by Colorado at Paradise Jam semis

LYNCHBURG, Va. – McKinley Wright IV scored 21 points before fouling out and Namon Wright added 19 Saturday night as Colorado beat Drake 86-81 in the …

College Basketball

Cyclones star RB David Montgomery carted off the field with injury

Iowa State has dealt with loss this season perhaps better than any team in the country.<p>Starting quarterback Jacob Park? Gone.<p>Back-up quarterback Kyle …

Des Moines

Photos: Iowa State at Baylor

Nov 18, 2017; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears tight end Ishmail Wainright (24) catches a touchdown pass with Iowa State Cyclones defensive back Reggie …

College Basketball

Bennett Koch continues hot shooting as UNI hoops crushes Chicago State

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Bennett Koch scored 21 points and Northern Iowa defeated Chicago State 82-44 on Saturday.<p>Koch, who was perfect from the field in …

College Basketball

Sports Roundup: Saturday, November 18, 2017

<b>BASKETBALL</b><p><b>NBA G LEAGUE</b><p><b>Western Conference</b><p><b>Midwest Division</b><p><b>Saturday’s Games</b><p>Rio Grande Valley 134, Sioux Falls 100<p>Texas 129, Oklahoma City 123<p><b>Sunday’s</b> …

Des Moines

Wells Fargo fires West Des Moines executive

CLOSE<p>Wells Fargo’s fake account scandal started last year. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.<p>A Wells Fargo executive based out of West Des …

Des Moines

Photos: Living History Farms off-road race

Ashley Rila of Iowa City looks back at Sara TeBockhorst of Washington as they run in dresses during the 39th annual Living History Farms cross …

Des Moines

Zeb Noland gets win in first career start

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Zeb Noland guides Iowa State to win at …

Des Moines

A Foolish Take: Here's how much debt the average U.S. household owes

CLOSE<p>Americans credit card debt has just hit a disturbing record of $1.02 trillion according to the federal reserve.<p>Americans are living beyond their …

Stocks

Gameday Live: Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Purdue | Hawk Central

Welcome to Hawkcentral.com's gameday center for Iowa's Big Ten battle vs. Purdue.<p>Hawk Central's Danny Lawhon returns to take your questions, bring …

Des Moines

USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Nov 17

NW_LS446<p>Des Moines, IA Fri, Nov 17, 2017 USDA Market News<p>WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG)<p>The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the<p>week ended 11/17/2017 was estimated at 3.86 per cwt live, up<p>0.02 when compared to last week.<p>FOB CENTRAL U.S.<p>CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (HOG) …

Des Moines