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  • Des Moines School District opts out of survey

    DES MOINES (AP) — The state’s largest school district is opting not to participate in a survey of student behavior.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Iowa teen dies 2 days after fight at school

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — A western Iowa teenager who suffered a head injury in a fight at school last week has died, and prosecutors are considering filing ad ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Trio of GOP prospects urge midterm turnout in Iowa

    DES MOINES — A trio of Republican presidential prospects implored conservatives Saturday to vote in November’s midterm elections while doing their bes ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Activist group says it broke into Iowa fox farm

    ANAMOSA — An animal rights activist group admitted to breaking into an eastern Iowa fox fur farm and trying to free about 30 foxes.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Sioux City leaders to seek grant to update hotel

    SIOUX CITY — City leaders plan to apply for a state grant to help modernize an aging downtown hotel owned by a Chicago bank after a recent foreclosure ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • 2 kidnapping attempts reported in Iowa county

    GOWRIE — Authorities are investigating two attempted kidnappings reported in the same Iowa county.Th ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Braley and Ernst clash in first Iowa Senate debate

    INDIANOLA (AP) — The candidates in one of the closest Senate races in the nation faced off in a testy first debate in Iowa Sunday night, with Democrat ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Iowa college pairs US, international students

    IOWA CITY (AP) — In an effort to bridge the gap between U.S.-born and international students on campus, the University of Iowa’s business school has s ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Iowa cross country team running for coach's son

    EXIRA — A western Iowa cross country team is running to raise money for their coach’s son, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The Exira-Elk Horn-Ki ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • 17-year-old Iowan charged with homicide for crash

    BREDA — A 17-year-old faces two counts of homicide by vehicle after investigators say he killed two teenagers in a car crash in western Iowa.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Couple buys historic Cedar Falls house

    CEDAR FALLS — The Cedar Falls Historical Society has sold a landmark house to a couple who will live upstairs and use the main floor for a business.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Grant Wood sketchbook returns to Iowa museum

    DAVENPORT— A rare Grant Wood sketchbook from 1929 is back in Davenport after it went missing from a museum about 50 years ago, the museum said.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Crews install green bike lanes in Cedar Rapids

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Crews have installed in Cedar Rapids what officials say are Iowa’s first permanent green bike lanes.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • USDA details new risk-based farm payment programs

    DES MOINES — Farmers can start as early as next week on signing up for new safety net programs that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said replac ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Audit: Secretary of state's aides were overpaid

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz spent $112,000 to pay appointees who did little or no work in the months after their jobs were e ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Lawsuit alleges Templeton Rye misled customers

    DES MOINES — A Chicago law firm is suing Templeton Rye, alleging that the Iowa company broke consumer protection laws and misled drinkers with stories ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Vehicle driven by police chief hits woman

    DAVENPORT — The Iowa State Patrol is investigating a crash in which a vehicle driven by Davenport’s police chief hit a woman in a wheelchair. The inci ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • School bus driver hospitalized after Iowa crash

    ARLINGTON — An eastern Iowa school bus driver was sent to the hospital following a crash Monday, with no students aboard.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Woman, 2 children flee fire at Waterloo home

    WATERLOO — A woman and two children have safely escaped from flames that damaged the kitchen of their home in Waterloo. Waterloo fire battalion chief ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa bars Tesla Motors from offering test drives

    DES MOINES — The Iowa Transportation Department has told Tesla Motors to stop offering test drives. The department said the test drives were illegal b ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Christie returning to Iowa for Branstad fundraiser

    DES MOINES (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Christie Christie is set to visit Iowa next month to appear at a fundraiser for Gov. Terry Branstad.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Iowa college pairs US, international students

    IOWA CITY (AP) — In an effort to bridge the gap between U.S.-born and international students on campus, the University of Iowa’s business school has s ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Kelley named 2014 Champion of Renewable Fuels

    DES MOINES — State Rep. Dan Kelley, D-Newton, has been named a 2014 “Champion of Renewable Fuels” by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. 
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Harvest in full swing, report says

    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey commented Monday on the Iowa crop progress and condition report released by the USDA National ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Practical Farmers of Iowa reaches out to new farmers

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2015-2016 Savings Incentive Program applications for beginning or aspiring farmers are now being offered and are du ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
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