Senate bill would break health care promises from Grassley and Ernst

Iowa’s Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst say they are “continuing to carefully look through the revised health care discussion…

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Dan Charleston fired a second time from Polk County Sheriff’s Office

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office fired Deputy Sheriff Dan Charleston on June 23, Linh Ta reported for the Des Moines…

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IA-Gov: Ron Corbett responds to critics of his labor record

As Ron Corbett seeks the GOP nomination for governor, his support of project labor agreements in Cedar Rapids will be…

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Iowa wildflower Wednesday: Cow parsnip

For years, I thought today’s featured plant was a European invader, but cow parsnip (Heracleum maximum) is native to most…

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Anna Ryon suspends campaign in IA-03

Anna Ryon announced on Facebook this evening that she is suspending her Democratic campaign in Iowa’s third Congressional district. I…

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IA-Gov: Ron Corbett faults Iowa officials’ failure to address health insurance crisis

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett finds it “disappointing” and “short-sighted” that neither the Iowa legislature nor the Branstad/Reynolds administration developed…

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Iowa wildflower Wednesday: Yellow star grass (Common goldstar)

Today’s featured plant was a new addition to my “life list” during a recent visit to Tipton Prairie in Greene…

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Kim Reynolds misled public about Iowa attorney general’s view of her powers

Top staffers for Governor Terry Branstad knew more than a month ahead of time that Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller…

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Jerry Foxhoven charged with fixing the mess at Iowa DHS

The rumors were true: Drake University Law Professor Jerry Foxhoven will be the new Iowa Department of Human Services director,…

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ISU alum overpays for airplane former president damaged

Iowa State University announced today that it sold the Cirrus SR22 airplane mostly used by former President Steven Leath for…

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