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Hawkeyes land first 2019 commit

The Iowa Hawkeyes have landed their first commitment in the Class of 2019. It came from in-state offensive lineman Ezra Miller, who just announced …

Iowa Hawkeyes

Cops think free doughnuts will stop kids from smoking pot

To curb drug use, these police officers have turned to what they know best: doughnuts.<p>Iowa State University and Ames police departments launched a …

Lifestyle

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Des Moines

Destructive weed threatens US corn fields

A US government program designed to convert farmland to wildlife habitat has triggered the spread of a fast-growing weed that threatens to strangle …

Agriculture

The Mid-Morning Dump: Shayok Joins the Good Guys

<b>COMMITTED</b><b>.</b>Steve Prohm has picked up his first player off the transfer market as former Virginia HokieMarial Shayok committed to Iowa State Wednesday …

Entertainment

Peterson: Cyclones hoops future bright ... but what about 2017-18?

CLOSE<p>UP CLOSE WITH CYCLONES SENIORS MORRIS, THOMAS, MITROU-LONGWhat will you miss most about Cyclone fans? | 0:53<p>Register Iowa State sports columnist …

College Basketball

2019 OL feels good about Iowa

With offers from Iowa and Iowa State, 2019 Norwalk offensive tackle Tyler Endres remains a sought after prospect both in and outside of state …

RECRUITING: Iowa State lands commitment from Virginia transfer Marial Shayok

<i>Mar 18, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; Virginia Cavaliers guard Marial Shayok (4) drives to the basket against the Florida Gators during the first half in</i> …

Town life

The guild hall was a large building and was often the building that housed city protection until the late middle ages when cannons were introduced. …

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TOP STORIES<p>U.S. Farmers, Who Once Fed the World, Overtaken by New World Powers<p>GREENVILLE, Ill. -- On a pancake-flat stretch of land not far from the Mississippi River, Illinois farmer Jerry Gaffner thumbs through weather forecasts and crop reports on his tablet computer, searching for clues about …

Agriculture

Hog slaughter meets video games

Jeff Miller grew up in a small town in Illinois where the major employer is a meatpacking plant. That inspired him for his graduate thesis as an …

Des Moines

Iowa, Iowa State renew series through 2023

Iowa and Iowa State announced Tuesday that their annual series has been extended through 2023, temporarily quelling fears that the matchup could be on the way out.<p>The Hawkeyes and Cyclones tacked two years onto a matchup that's been contested every season since 1977. The Hawkeyes lead the series …

Sports

Atheist Gives Opening 'Prayer' in Iowa State House, Invokes 'Holy Trinity of Science'

In the Iowa state house, an atheist delivered the opening invocation. In his bizarre pseudo-prayer, Justin Scott urged lawmakers to call upon the …

Atheism

The Mid-Morning Dump: HOIBULLS ON A ROLL

<b>LANDED.</b> Chris Williams tells the tale of how Iowa State ultimately landed Lindell Wigginton.<p><b>EXTENDED.</b> The Cy-Hawk football game will now be played in …

Guardians of the Galaxy

Trying To Establish National Relevance, Iowa Inks Big 12 Foe to Future Non-Conference Schedules

In an effort to appease Colin Cowherd and other national critics, University of Iowa officials have agreed to bolster future non-conference schedules …

NCAA

Cy-Hawk football series extended through 2023

Iowa and Iowa State will continue to tangle on the football field in the state’s biggest football rivalry.<p>The two schools announced Tuesday that the …

Des Moines

Iowa Legislature Plays Politics With Critical Scientific Research Center

By Andrea BascheThere has been unsettling news out of my former home over the last week, as the Iowa legislature plays politics with critical …

Agriculture

1 Hour of Running Extends Life by 7 Hours: Study

Running can add years to your life, researchers say.<p>Their analysis and review of past research found that compared to people who didn't run, runners …

Longevity

Texas Longhorns QB competition entering critical summer phase - Big 12 Blog

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas’ quarterback competition has entered the summer phase.<p>The battle is still undecided, as was coach Tom Herman’s plan all along. …

College Football

Stop Blaming the Iowa State Game for Your Poor National Perception, Hawkeyes

The Cy-Hawk series sparks passion and fiery debate. It’s a rivalry you’re born into. Individuals are raised on either side of the fence and there’s …

NCAA

Peterson: Des Moines leaders crossing their fingers for positive NCAA Tourney news

CLOSE<p>Register's Randy Peterson looks at Des Moines' chance for a NCAA men's basketball bid in the future.<p>We'll find out Tuesday if the NCAA men's …

College Basketball

Half of Parents Who Co-Sleep With Their Kids Lie About It

They're afraid being shamed and stigmatized by others, according to a new study.<p>Co-sleeping is a controversial parenting topic. Technically, the …

Parenting

The news is making us more aggressive, according to new study

Violent media usage is now linked to aggressive behaviour<p>Violent media is making us more aggressive, according to a new study.<p>Iowa State University …

Psychology

Celebrate and support Leopold Center

The Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture is a sound investment for all Iowans, which has so many questioning why it is on the chopping block. …

Agriculture

Yes, Sept. 11 assignment pushed boundaries. That's the point of college.

Being an impressionable, feeble-minded youth, I am just so enthusiastic that members of our Legislature are interested in protecting my delicate …

Des Moines

It’s official: Running is the best exercise you can do

One hour of running can add seven hours to your life.

Longevity

Just one hour of running can increase your lifespan by seven hours

If you’re in marathon training mode for next weekend, you’re probably sick of running already.<p>And if you’re not, you’re probably sick of bumping into …

Marathons

RECRUITING: Arizona kicker commits to Iowa State

Arizona kicker Brayden Narveson has committed to Iowa State, according to his Twitter. Narveson is rated as the No. 8 kicker in the 2018 class by …

Each hour of running ‘adds seven hours to your life’

For every hour spent running, your lifespan increases by an average of seven hours, up to a maximum of about three years, according to a study at Iowa State University.<p>The findings remained true regardless of running speed or frequency or other lifestyle factors such as alcohol and tobacco …

Longevity

Lindell Wigginton officially a five-star prospect according to Rivals

Iowa State signee Lindell Wigginton is officially a five-star prospect, according to the final rankings for the 2017 recruiting class on <i>Rivals</i>. He …