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  • A few guidelines for school permits

    The Iowa State Patrol reminds those driving on a school permit that it allows you to drive back and forth from home to school and or activities betwee ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Woman may pursue libel case against Sammy Hagar

    DES MOINES (AP) — A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel, ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • State has paid out over $2 million in settlements

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa has spent $2.4 million in settlement payments since 2010, mostly to former employees, according to a review released Thursday b ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Branstad appoints Relph District Court Judge

    DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad appointed Dustria Ann Relph District Court Judge in the Fifth Judicial District Wednesday. 
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case

    DES MOINES (AP) — A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican candidate for p ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Iowa City board OKs student sex offender placement

    IOWA CITY (AP) — The Iowa City Community School Board has approved the school placement of a student who is required to register as a sex offender. Th ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Ex-workforce judge says his firing was retaliatory

    DES MOINES (AP) — A former chief judge for the state agency that hears unemployment cases said Tuesday he was fired because he stood up to his boss, w ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Dubuque County copes with loss of 4 teens

    FARLEY (AP) — Members of an Iowa community have banded together to support one another after the death of four local teenagers.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Republicans question Hatch's legislative record

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Republicans are accusing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch of using his legislative position to halt a bill that co ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Iowa hunting season nears for rabbits, squirrels

    DES MOINES (AP) — Saturday marks the opening day of the annual hunting season for cottontail rabbits as well as fox and gray squirrels.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Iowa Student Loan launches new $30,000 giveaway for parents

    WEST DES MOINES — Iowa Student Loan is giving parents a boost to their students’ college savings plans with a new $30,000 program running this fall.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Iowa employers to pay less in unemployment taxes

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa employers will pay less in unemployment taxes in 2015 due to strong economic gains in the state, Gov. Terry Branstad said Monda ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Farm ownership loan application deadline Sept. 30

    DES MOINES — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Iowa Farm Service Agency announced Monday that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low i ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • ISA to showcase research, benefits at Farm Progress Show

    Farmers are invited to learn more about on-farm trial results from across the state and the latest environmental programs and practices at the Iowa So ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:53 am
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