The national Democratic Party approved changes to its presidential primary calendar for 2024, knocking the Iowa party off its envied first-in-the-nation perch as the starting gun for the presidential election.
Rock musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper (aka J.P. Richardson) and pilot Roger Peterson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake after a show.
Iowa’s K-12 public schools would get a 3 percent increase in per-pupil state funding for the next school year under proposals from the Republican majorities in the House and Senate.
ST. LOUIS — Attorneys general in 20 conservative-led states warned CVS and Walgreens on Wednesday that they could face legal consequences if they sell abortion pills by mail in those states.
The 89-year-old appeared Wednesday in a wheelchair at a Senate Agriculture Committee. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, ranking member of the committee, said “Grassley made a great effort to be here.”
DES MOINES — While LGBTQ children pleaded Tuesday with state lawmakers to be treated with decency and respect, supporters of a Republican-led proposal to bar Iowa’s public schools from teaching lesbian, gay and transgender-themed issues mocked trans youth, claimed that schools should follow …
More than 260 Iowa nursing home and assisted living facility residents must search for a new place to live.
What would be an unexpected relief for taxpayers could mean local governments have to scramble to find money for the next budget year.
The bill would provide resources for rural health systems, fatherhood initiatives, and allow pharmacies to dispense birth control without a prescription.
From the beginning shot of a new docuseries, Waterloo is one point of focus in Nikole Hannah-Jones’ newest project.
DES MOINES — A rush is on in the Iowa Legislature to fix an oversight resulting from a previously passed property tax reform package that could mean potentially millions of dollars in lost revenue in the coming months for some Iowa cities.
All public school students and thousands of private school students now are eligible to receive a $7,600 education savings account to pay for tuition and other private school expenses.
State inspectors say another resident of the same care facility was evicted when the staff dumped his belongings outside and wheeled him out the exit door with nowhere to go.
A proposal for state-funded savings accounts for Iowa parents to pay for private school would cost the state roughly $345 million annually once fully implemented, according to a nonpartisan analysis.
The Eldridge Police Department has arrested a 19-year-old woman on allegations she used false cancer claims to steal more than $37,000.
About 20 minutes after the shooting, police said, officers stopped a car that matched witnesses' descriptions about two miles away and took three suspects into custody.
The bill will be among the first floor votes taken in the 2023 legislative session.
Lawmakers Wednesday started working on potential remedies after the Iowa Veterans Trust Fund ran dry for the first time in a decade.
A bill banning gay/transgender panic defense again moves forward in Iowa House at the same time Republicans are pushing legislation prohibiting schools from teaching about gender identity or sexual orientation.
The bill could put Iowa OSHA at odds with federal regulators.
More than a hundred individuals roughly split between supporters and opponents signed up to speak for up to two minutes each during the 90-minute hearing.
Developers have sought rulings from Iowa judges ordering landowners to allow surveys for carbon capture pipelines. There have been nine filed by either Summit Carbon or Navigator Heartland.
DES MOINES — Iowa’s state government could soon look decidedly different from it did when Gov. Kim Reynolds first took office in 2017.
Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were murdered inside their tent at Maquoketa State Park in July. Since then, Iowa investigators have given no hint of a motive.
Cincinnati quarterback Joe Burrow is among a group of two dozen professional athletes buying a 104-acre farm in northern Iowa. The location is not being released.
Reynolds claimed accomplishments in her first term and said she would be ready for future crises.