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  • Iowa State University battles housing shortage

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State University was forced to turn away more than 200 applications for on-campus living due to a housing shortage.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • 22 Iowa jails refusing immigration detainers

    DES MOINES (AP) — Officials at 22 Iowa county jails have stopped accepting requests from federal immigration authorities to hold people in jail withou ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Top dogs strut their stuff at Des Moines Dog Shows

    Nearly 1,800 dogs from 45 states and several foreign countries will compete at the eagerly-anticipated annual Des Moines Dog Shows, Obedience Trials a ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Successful Iowa State Fair for treasure hunters

    Thousands of Iowa State Fairgoers discovered lost treasures. “The Great Iowa Treasure Hunt booth had another successful year at the Iowa State Fair,”  ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Commission to vote on Iowa water rules

    DES MOINES (AP) — The commission that oversees water quality regulations in Iowa is considering adoption of rules that align state regulations with th ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Traffic cameras observe, speed up Iowa traffic

    WEST DES MOINES (AP) — New traffic cameras are helping move Iowa commuters through the Des Moines area.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Report says corn and soybean crop ahead of schedule

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released weekly by the United ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline the annual steak fry for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return to the ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • ISA announces new and returning directors

    ANKENY – The Iowa Soybean Association Board of Directors will seat four new members during its September meeting, including the Midwest Farm Mom of th ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Direct Farm Ownership Loan program to provide assistance

    DES MOINES — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Farm Service Agency Executive Director, John Whitaker, announced Monday that farmers and ranchers ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • College bound students share career ambitions

    DES MOINES — State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announced 85 percent of the children that have participated in the College Savings Iowa’s annual State ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad presented himself as an experienced workhorse while Democratic challenger Jack Hatch pledged to bring ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Old Capital's dome to undergo more renovations

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The University of Iowa plans to spend $1.5 million to renovate the Old Capital dome, which has already been destroyed in a fire and t ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Report: State workers get generous health benefits

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa state employees receive health benefits comparable to the most expensive option offered on the federal health care market ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:57 am
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