Iowa

Let's not be fooled a third time

CLOSE<p>The latest Iowa Poll results surveys 802 Iowa adults about their feeling about the direction of the country and their assessment of President …

Ronald Reagan

2 boys charged with felonies after half-million bees killed

The Sioux City (Iowa) Police Department said in a news release Wednesday that the incident happened Dec. 27 at Wild Hill Honey in Sioux City. Sioux …

Crime

Iowa businesses hamstrung by state paperwork delays

CLOSE<p>Iowa employers report trouble filling jobs requiring education in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>Iowa is hungry for the new jobs, …

Des Moines

Yes, there will be a Major League Eating event in Iowa involving loose-meat sandwiches

CLOSE<p>A new book, "How to Speak Midwestern," revives the linguistic debate over pop vs. soda and other words that divide us according to where we live.<p>…

Des Moines

Facebook launches 30-city “Community Boost” program

DES MOINES, Iowa — Facebook is rolling out a 30-city program it promised last year to help small businesses grow and workers gain the digital …

Des Moines

Iowa Poison Control: 'Tide Pod Challenge' isn't the smartest thing to do

CLOSE<p>A dangerous new trend called 'Tide Pod Challenge' is becoming popular on social media, but doctors say it could land them in the emergency …

Des Moines

American announces new nonstop service from Philadelphia to Pensacola and 6 other stops

American Airlines on Thursday announced the launch of new nonstop service this summer from Philadelphia to seven new domestic destinations in the …

Airlines

State agency head fired; audit shows $380,000 of misspending

Iowa Communications Network cited for the misuse of taxpayer money<p>The head of the Iowa Communications Network has been fired amid allegations that he …

Corruption

Donald Kaul's impact includes Jack Trice honor

CLOSE<p>Columnist Donald Kaul spent decades writing thousands of newspaper columns. He also co-founded RAGBRAI. At age 83 he looks back on his …

Des Moines

In the age of 'Fake News Awards,' would people today believe events of 'The Post' movie?

CLOSE<p>Meryl Streep stars as 'Washington Post' publisher Kay Graham and Tom Hanks is editor Ben Bradlee in 'The Post,' director Steven Spielberg's …

Journalism

Iowa DHS director on child welfare improvements: 'I am doing everything we can do'

CLOSE<p>Nicole Finn was found guilty Dec. 14 of murder and kidnapping in the death of 16-year-old Natalie Finn.<p>Iowa Department of Human Services …

Des Moines

Iowa DOC orders Warren County to close its jail

CLOSE<p>The Iowa Department of Corrections has about 3,500 employees and an annual budget of about $400 million.<p>The Iowa Department of Corrections has …

Des Moines

Iowa officials monitoring layoffs at DuPont Pioneer

CLOSE<p>DuPont Pioneer has laid off an undisclosed number of workers in Johnston, company officials confirmed to the Des Moines Register on Tuesday.<p>Iowa …

Des Moines

Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops

CLOSE<p>President Trump Talks New Tax Bill At White House Press Briefing<p>MINNEAPOLIS — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the …

Agriculture

Cyclone film room: Iowa State 2018 WR target Tayvonn Kyle has the 'wow factor'

CLOSE<p>Iowa State coach Matt Campbell hasn't given up on Kyle Kempt being a Cyclone in 2018.<p>Iowa State currently has two receivers in its 2018 class, …

College & University

Officers shoot, kill man after he hit cop with his car

Two officers shot and killed a man after he ran into an officer with his vehicle in northeast Iowa, according to the Bremer County Sheriff's …

Policing

Public schools are not equalizers

In response to Janet Stephenson’s reservations about school choice, let’s put aside the rhetoric of those who believe that public education is so …

Education

Mr. President, Ghana is not a s---hole

CLOSE<p>In response to the President's "shithole" comments, Iowa's junior senator tells reporters at Boone High School on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, "we do …

Des Moines

Iowa lawmakers debate conflicting bills on automated traffic enforcement

CLOSE<p>State Sen. Brad Zaun, R-Urbandale, explains why he supports legislation taht would ban the use of automated traffic enforcement devices on …

Des Moines

"He was the light in the dark for so many": Victim's family celebrates his giving spirit

CLOSE<p>Hundreds die on Iowa's roadways every year. According to state records, 912 people died on Iowa's roads in 1970 — more than any other year in …

Des Moines

Casey's asks for nearly $6 million in taxpayer funding for HQ expansion

CLOSE<p>Take a look at some fast facts on Iowa-based Casey's General Stores.<p>Casey's General Stores Inc. is asking for nearly $6 million in total …

Des Moines

Landon: What to expect from the Iowa House this session

Week two of the legislative session saw committees begin their work of assigning bills for their first consideration.<p>These bills are considered by …

Des Moines

Lawmakers would never change IPERS

CLOSE<p>State Sen. Charles Schneider, R-West Des Moines, and Rep. Dawn Pettengill, R-Mount Auburn, talk about the status of the Iowa Public Employees' …

Des Moines

Marty Pevey on the verge of Iowa Cubs history in 2018

When Marty Pevey returns for his sixth season as Iowa Cubs manager this spring, he’ll have a chance to become the franchise’s winningest skipper.<p>But …

Des Moines

State Sen. Brad Zaun endorses ban on automated traffic enforcement devices

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>State Sen. Brad Zaun, R-Urbandale, explains why …

Des Moines

Next Gen: Nelson's remember their first experiences at Kemin Industries

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>Kimberly Nelson, daughter of Kemin CEO Chris …

Des Moines

UNI's Daurice Fountain turning heads at Shrine Game practice

CLOSE<p>UNI wide receiver Daurice Fountain talks about the Panthers' narrow win over Cal Poly.<p>After completing a decorated career at Northern Iowa, wide …

Des Moines

Next Gen: Vermeer Corp. family passion drives the company

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>“You really do have to have a passion for it,” …

Des Moines

Urbandale Sgt. Chad Underwood describes attempted murder assault

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>Sgt. Chad Underwood talks about an alleged …

Crime

Let’s not use euphemisms for conduct unbecoming a president

CLOSE<p>With a sharp departure from years of American foreign policy, on numerous fronts, the first year of President Donald Trump's presidency has made …

Donald Trump