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  • Eight overnight towns announced for RAGBRAI

    For the first time since the first RAGBRAI, Iowa’s annual cycling circus will launch from Sioux City and end in Davenport.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Bald eagles return to Iowa again as they migrate

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa bird watchers will be able to spot bald eagles this winter as the animals visit in search of warmer weather.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Experts say thefts of ATMs becoming more common in Iowa

    CLIVE (AP) — Security experts have said thefts of ATMs are becoming more common in Iowa because weapons and interaction with others aren't necessary d ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois

    Deere is laying off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and will sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • 7-year-old Iowa boy died after dog's attack, sheriff says

    COLLEGE SPRINGS (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy has died after being attacked by the family dog in southwest Iowa.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Branstad wants private care companies to help run Medicaid

    DES MOINES (AP) — A privately managed care company or set of companies will help run Iowa’s Medicaid program under a plan introduced by Gov. Terry Bra ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will s ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Texas company applies for pipeline permit

    DES MOINES (AP) — A Texas company has formally asked the Iowa Utilities Board to approve plans for run an underground oil pipeline through Iowa.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • UI president to retire after 8-year tenure

    IOWA CITY (AP) — University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced Thursday that she will retire Aug. 1, following an eight-year tenure in which she ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Branstad: 2015 devoted to better roads, Internet capability

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad said Tuesday that he plans to spend this year working to improve Iowa’s roads and Internet infrastructure and to ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • ISU researcher conducts study to test modified bananas

    AMES (AP) — An Iowa State researcher plans to test genetically modified bananas on a select group of students at the university, though some people ha ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Pot seized, Iowan arrested in Nebraska, patrol says

    KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — More than 35 pounds of marijuana has been seized and an Iowa resident has been arrested after a traffic stop in south-central Neb ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Final 2014 crop report shows record corn and soybean harvest

    DES MOINES (AP) — Farmers set new corn and soybean records last year, harvesting the largest crops ever as a cool summer allowed the plants to mature ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Branstad to kick off second term with limited goals

    DES MOINES (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is kicking off his sixth term with a limited list of goals, most notably increasing roads funding, but so far wi ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • UI study examines ability of crows to use reasoning

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Crows are known for being clever — a reputation that research co-authored by University of Iowa psychology professor Ed Wasserman sup ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:55 am
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