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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Bronwyn’s Council Preview, September 12, 2017: Rental Occupancy Law Change

The Ames City Council meeting starts at 6 p.m. The agenda includes: Item 22: Motion directing staff regarding regulating occupancy…

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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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Sheriffs Voice Concerns About State’s Expansive New Pro-Gun Laws

Some Iowa sheriffs say an increase in the number of non-professional permits to carry handguns, coupled with new or recent…

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Iowa Counties With The Largest Handgun Permit Increases 2010 to 2011

SHARE Facebook Twitter Firearms for sale at G & G Retailers in Davenport. Photo: Krista Johnson/IowaWatch The 29 Iowa counties…

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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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