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  • Police still hunt escaped inmate in central Iowa

    CLIVE (AP) — Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing in a burglary ca ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Authorities: Iowa suspect is longtime fugitive

    WATERLOO (AP) — Authorities say a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Branstad backs extension of health care policies

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insu ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Iowa House approves shift in university funds

    DES MOINES (AP) — Lawmakers from the Iowa Senate and House have agreed to meet to hammer out details on an education budget, as the chambers have not ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Federal money could have paid settlements

    DES MOINES (AP) — An official of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services said Wednesday that some federal money may have been used to pay forme ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Despite ruling, Iowa to bar all felons from voting

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa elections officials will continue to bar convicted felons from voting despite a landmark state Supreme Court ruling that suggest ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Critics: Some Iowa courthouses lack basic security

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa courthouses have a variety of security features, with about half banning guns and fewer providing secure areas for judges and s ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Branstad will release 2013 tax returns

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he’s done every year he’s served as governor to promote transparency.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Iowa authorities suspect man a longtime fugitive

    WATERLOO (AP) — Iowa officials are awaiting a fingerprint check to confirm that a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • USDA Farm Service Agency announces tree assistance sign-up

    DES MOINES — USDA Iowa Farm Service Agency executive director John Whitaker announced today that orchardists and nursery tree growers who experienced ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Iowa Learning Farms’ April webinar focuses on soil erosion

    AMES —The Iowa Learning Farms’ April webinar at 11:30 a.m tomorrow will feature Rick Cruse, Iowa State University agronomy professor. He will discuss ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • One count against Des Moines doctor dropped

    DES MOINES (AP) — A Des Moines doctor will face one less count of involuntary manslaughter as his trial gets underway.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Several new hog feeding operations planned in Iowa

    BURLINGTON (AP) — The number of hog feeding businesses in southeast Iowa could grow quickly if Des Moines County officials approve all the proposed pr ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:17 am
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