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Bills introduced to give Iowa schools choice on early start

January 23, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — At least three bills filed this session would restore school districts' power to decide whether to start the school year early, a move being closely watched by local... more »»

Iowa Greyhound Association seeks additional $5 million

January 23, 2015

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Greyhound Association is looking to claim nearly $5 million from a supplemental fund in an effort to help live dog racing in Dubuqu. more »»

Bills introduced to give schools choice on early start

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — At least three bills filed this session would restore school districts' power to decide whether to start the school year early, a move being closely watched by local... more »»

Nebraska, Iowa driving laws rated among worst in nation

January 22, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A national advocacy group has ranked Nebraska and Iowa among the nation's worst in enacting safer driving laws.

The Washington, D.C. more »»

Condoleezza Rice taking over Jeb Bush's education foundation

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush has tapped former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to serve as the chairman of his education foundation. more »»

Grizzlies sign Tyrus Thomas to 10-day contract from D-League

January 22, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies have signed forward Tyrus Thomas to a 10-day contract, calling him up from Memphis' NBA Development League affiliate in Iowa. more »»

Democrats: Iowa school leaders want more education spending

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic lawmakers say more than 200 Iowa school superintendents oppose Gov. Terry Branstad's education spending plan. more »»

Parents get 10 years in prison following daughter's death

January 22, 2015

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The parents of a 13-month-old girl who died from methadone exposure last year have been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

The Quad-City Times reports (http://bit. more »»

McCaffery steamed at ESPN's Dan Dakich

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery wants ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich to apologize to Hawkeyes center Adam Woodbury for calling him "gutless" and "cowardly" during the... more »»

Iowa lawmakers introduce bills supporting early school start

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers have introduced several bills in the Iowa Legislature that would restore the power of school districts to start the school year early. more »»

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Iowa Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were:

9-6-9

(nine, six,... more »»

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Iowa Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were:

0-8-7-7

(zero, eight, seven,... more »»

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Midday' game

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Iowa Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were:

04-05-07-08-11-12-13-15-17-19-20-22

(four, five,... more »»

Branstad-backed effort will promote renewable fuels

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has announced a coalition aimed at convincing presidential candidates visiting Iowa to support the use of renewable fuels like ethanol. more »»

Experts say thefts of ATMs becoming more common in Iowa

January 22, 2015

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — Security experts have said thefts of ATMs are becoming more common in Iowa because weapons and interaction with others aren't necessary during the crime. more »»

Some officials uneasy with new budget discussion approach

January 22, 2015

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Some Mason City City Council members say they're uncomfortable with a new practice in which they meet behind closed doors for budget discussion. more »»

Experts say ATM thefts becoming more common in Iowa

January 22, 2015

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — Security experts say ATM thefts are becoming more common in Iowa because weapons and interaction with others aren't necessary during the crime. more »»

Fran McCaffery

January 22, 2015

FILe - This Jan. 17, 2015, file photo shows Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery reacting to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State in Iowa City, Iowa. more »»

Firefighters injured in fire at Iowa meat processing plant

January 22, 2015

IOWA FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Several firefighters have been treated for smoke inhalation injuries following a fire at a plant in Iowa Falls.

KWWL-TV reports (http://bit. more »»

Ex-Des Moines police chief supports use of body cameras

January 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Des Moines police chief says he thinks the next person in the job should advocate for the use of body cameras and speak more with resident. more »»

 
 
 

 

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