State

  • Panel clears tax rebate for Knoxville Raceway

    DES MOINES (AP) — A proposal to provide a state tax credit of up to $2 million to the Knoxville Raceway has advanced in the Iowa Senate. The plan rece ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Crime not suspected in a West Des Moines death

    WEST DES MOINES (AP) — Investigators don’t think a crime was involved in the death of a Clive woman whose body was found next to a burning car in West ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Judge: Iowa teen competent for murder trial

    LOGAN (AP) — A judge has declared an Iowa teen competent to stand trial for the murder of his 5-year-old foster brother.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Senate OKs plan to reopen Iowa Juvenile Home

    DES MOINES (AP) — A divided Iowa Senate renewed its effort Monday to reopen the Iowa Juvenile Home, with a budget amendment designed to re-establish a ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • USDA establishes rural business investment program

    DES MOINES (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Tree Assistance Program

    DES MOINES — USDA Iowa Farm Service Agency Executive Director John Whitaker announced that orchardists and nursery tree growers who experienced losses ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Secretary Northey comments on Iowa crops

    DES MOINES — Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultura ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa unemployment rate increases to 4.5 percent

    DES MOINES – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched up to 4.5 percent in March, primarily driven by another large increase in the state’s ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Past work credited for luring data center to Iowa

    WEST DES MOINES (AP) — West Des Moines officials say their past work with major companies played an important role in attracting a $1.1 billion Micros ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • 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
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