Iowa

Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day: Greg Heartsill- 2018 Update

In 2015, in 2016, as well as 2017, “Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day” profiled <b>Greg Heartsill</b>, a member of the Iowa House of Representatives who has …

Iowa Politics

Reliever Jesse Chavez joins Cubs after trade with Rangers

CHICAGO (AP) — It's the ninth major league team for Jesse Chavez, so he's not too worried about fitting in with the Chicago Cubs.<p>Chavez was added to Chicago's roster as part of a flurry of moves before Saturday's day-night doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals. The veteran right-hander was …

Baseball

I’m a Small Farmer from Iowa. Why Does Trump Want to Take My Health Care?

For my family, “pre-existing conditions” are more than a technicality. They’re a matter of life or death, of sickness or health.<p>My wife and I are …

Health Care

Man Named King Kong Threatened To Kidnap And Eat Children, Police Say

He allegedly told children he "would put salt on them as seasoning."<p>There is a reason children are afraid of King Kong.<p>No, we are not talking about …

News (U.S.)

Officials looking for missing UI student Mollie Tibbetts near Brooklyn, Iowa

Poweshiek County officials are searching for Mollie Tibbetts.<p>The 20-year-old University of Iowa student was last seen on Wednesday evening in …

University of Iowa

Who is Zach Johnson’s wife, how many children do they have, and what is his net worth?

ZACH Johnson is taking on the tricky course of Carnoustie as he looks to lift the Claret Jug on Sunday.<p>The two time major Championship winner won the …

Golf

Home Run Inn Pizza's Joe Perrino dies—saw city as ‘pizza capital of the world'

Home Run Inn Pizza CEO Joe Perrino, who helped turn his family’s legendary Little Village pizzeria into a national frozen pizza empire, died …

Obituaries

Severe weather continues to slam Midwest

As Iowa recovers from a massive tornado outbreak, more than 25 million Americans are at risk for severe storms.

Weather

Is Iowa Kos really a thing? (not yet, but I'm trying)

Hey Iowa Democrats. This is a very important election cycle and I want us to have a place to work together, or at least have a place to check in with …

Government

Democratic governors set to take on the bigger names in 2020 race

<b>Santa Fe, New Mexico (CNN) —</b> A handful of Democratic governors are wading into the early stages of the 2020 presidential contest.<p>Three governors -- Montana's Steve Bullock, Colorado's John Hickenlooper and Washington state's Jay Inslee -- each said in interviews at the National Governors …

Politics

See every RAGBRAI route ever in under a minute

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>See every RAGBRAI route ever in under a …

Des Moines

Iowa work release inmate sought after not returning from job

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - Iowa authorities are looking for a work-release inmate who failed to return to a Dubuque center.<p>The Iowa Department of …

Domestic Abuse

Salads from McDonald’s have now sickened 163 people in 10 states, health officials say

More than 160 people have now become ill from a multistate outbreak of parasitic illness traced to McDonald’s salads, federal health officials say.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 163 people across 10 states have been sickened by the cyclospora parasite after eating …

Public Health

1966 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 427/425HP 4-Speed

This 1966 Chevrolet Corvette coupe is equipped with a numbers-matching 425-horsepower 427ci V8 paired with a 4-speed manual gearbox and features …

Classic Cars

#DYK... Iowa: BTN LiveBIG

From the banks of the Iowa River, here are a few fun facts about the University of Iowa:<p><b>We’re #1</b><p>The home of the Hawkeyes is also the home to a whole …

University of Iowa

Congress Strips ZTE Penalty Provision From Defense Bill

In a concession to the White House, Republicans in Congress weakened a provision to levy harsh penalties on Chinese telecom giant ZTE from the …

National Security

Iowa cities face massive cleanup after twisters touch down

Tornadoes ripped apart a courthouse, damaged a hospital, destroyed a dozen homes and caused multiple injuries.

Weather

Court Completes Cycle, I-Cubs Finish Wild Comeback

Court locked down the cycle with an eighth-inning triple, marking the first Iowa cycle since Robin Jennings on Aug. 15, 1997. He finished the game …

New Orleans

Friday’s 20 Best: Miami Marlins Minor League Wrap

The Miami Marlins started off the second half of their season with a victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Their seven minor league affiliates were also …

Baseball

Transforming Livability, One Block at a Time

(Des Moines) -- Urban-design experts know downtown vitality is critical to a city's success, and Des Moines took up the challenge this week when a …

Des Moines

90-year-old 'Oatmeal Guy' has served free breakfast for 8 years

MUSKEGON, MI -- When Dale Wright took on the job of serving oatmeal at his local church, he didn't think he would later be known for it.<p>Wright of …

Breakfast

Today’s Episode Of: Farmers Are F*cked Under Trump...

When will red state white trash learn that voting like a racist does not yield money in the bank or food at the table? Funny how these trumpanzees …

Ideology

How to Keep Your Kids Safe When They're Swimming in Open Water

Giving your kid swimming lessons is a smart move, but you can’t just relax the moment he passes all his safety tests. It’s one thing for a child to …

Lifehacks

Wild Re-Sign Matthew Dumba to 5-Year, $30 Million Deal

It is a scenario that plays out in just about every family at least at once. A family sits down for dinner, the main dish and side dishes gets passed …

NHL

An extraordinary tour of civil rights sites

Every American would benefit from touring civil rights sites.

HBCUs

McDonald’s: Which states are affected in the salad outbreak?

<b>People have been getting sick from eating tainted McDonald’s salads. Which U.S. states is this happening in?</b><p>McDonald’s have a problem with their …

Food

SJWs Destroying Universities, Episode MMCCXVII

There’s diversity, and then there’s “diversity”:The University of Iowa has deregistered another 38 student groups after a federal judge found it …

Medieval

Cameron Tysoe Claims Two Victories on Day 2 of Iowa City Speedo Sectionals - Swimming World News

The Iowa City Speedo Sectionals continued today with many swimmers from top Midwest clubs claiming victories. <b>Cameron Tysoe</b> of Wisconsin earned two …

Swimming

What's in the Rubio-Van Hollen sanctions bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Legislation proposed by Florida's Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Maryland's Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen gained eight new cosponsors on Thursday, the same day senators and the White House clashed over how to handle Russia and US relations.<p>The legislation was originally …

Politics

Wrestling takeaways: Turns out, Iowa wrestlers are pretty dang good at Greco-Roman

CLOSE<p>Take a look back at some of the top moments and winners in the 2018 state wrestling finals.<p>Greco-Roman wrestling doesn’t get as much love as it …

Des Moines