Former Baseball Standout J.D. Scholten to Challenge Steve King in CD4

Scholten4Iowa J.D. Scholten, a paralegal and former baseball standout who recently returned to his home of Sioux City, has announced…

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Iowa State Econ Department Working to Finalize Koch Deal for Market Research Program

DonkeyHotey/Flickr Iowa State University’s economics department is working to finalize a multimillion-dollar funding agreement with the Charles Koch Foundation and…

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Russia-Tainted Ignoramus Sam Clovis Faces Opposition over USDA Science Post

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

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White WDM Couple Opening Hip Hop-Themed Cafe Serving Chicken and Waffles

Me So Hungry/Facebook A new hip hop-themed breakfast cafe set to open next month in West Des Moines is facing…

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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, July 11, 2017: State Avenue Affordable Housing

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 26: Staff report on 321 State Ave.…

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Islamophobic Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Fired, Says He’ll Appeal Decision

Dan Charleston, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputy who became the subject of an internal investigation earlier this month after…

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Trump Trashes Wind Energy, Promotes Solar Border Wall During Iowa Visit

On his first — delayed — trip to Iowa since his election victory tour stop last December, Donald Trump visited…

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Bakken Pipeline Foes Return to Des Moines River for Second Flotilla

On Saturday morning, members of the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition returned to the Norton’s Ford put-in site along the Des…

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Pipeline Opponents Request IUB Revoke Dakota Access Permit

Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline in Iowa are seizing on a federal district court ruling yesterday in Washington DC…

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IUB’s Lozier Recuses Himself from Dakota Access Rulings

Richard Lozier, the most recent Branstad appointee to the three-member Iowa Utilities Board, has recused himself from all decisions involving…

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