In Dishonest Campaign Pitch, Pate Says His Voter ID Law Made “George Soros Howl”

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is running for re-election in 2018 and he’s making his successful push earlier this…

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Ames Pediatrician John Paschen Fourth Dem to Enter Primary to Face Steve King

SHARE Facebook Twitter John Paschen, an Ames pediatrician who’s well known locally, on Monday announced that he plans to enter…

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Climate Super-PAC Calls USDA Nominee Clovis a “Bush-League Rush Limbaugh Clone”

Sam Clovis speaking at a rally for Donald Trump at Iowa State University in January 2016. Photo: Alex Hanson/Flickr In…

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Iowa Environmental Protection Commission Rejects Stronger CAFO Rules

Green Fire Productions/Flickr At its monthly meeting today, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Environmental Protection Commission unanimously rejected a…

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Progressive Causes, Money Dominate Ames School Board Elections

Clockwise from top left: Ames school board candidates Monic Behnken, Jamet Colton, Tim Rasmussen (interviewed by local radio host Trent…

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Neo-Nazi Propaganda Hits Ames Again, This Time on School Board Candidate’s Yard Sign

Monic for Ames/Facebook On Sunday, white supremacist propaganda similar to that found multiple times last fall on Iowa State University’s…

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Spencer Council Member Leann Jacobsen Joins Race Against Steve King

SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] Leann Jacobsen, Spencer’s sole woman council member and a business owner who had been considering…

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Document: Koch Foundation Proposal for Iowa State Midwest Markets Research

SHARE Facebook Twitter Late last month, the Informer reached out to Peter Orazem, an Ames City Council member and Iowa…

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Gavin Aronsen is an editor and reporter for and founding member of the Iowa Informer. He previously worked as a…

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J.D. Scholten: The Informer Interview

4th Congressional District Democratic candidate J.D. Scholten speaks at London Underground in downtown Ames Friday. Photo: Gavin Aronsen/Iowa Informer Fresh…

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