Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:32:43 GMT
The star of "Dawson's Creek" and "Freaks and Geeks" pitched in recently in Iowa. But she wasn't addressing giant rallies or hosting big-ticket fundraisers.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:32:42 GMT
KIMT News 3 - The Iowa Department of Public Health announced Tuesday the first West Nile virus death in Iowa since 2010, an elderly individual from the northwest part of the state. Testing at the State Hygienic Laboratory has confirmed 33 cases of West Nile virus in Iowa with several more under investigation.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:09:23 GMT
Iowa's state auditor released an eye-opening report three weeks ago that indicates the Iowa Economic Development Authority is cooking the books when it comes to a few of the job-creation programs it administers. In fact, IEDA isn't just cooking the books, it's baking, boiling, deep-frying and sautA©ing those books.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:29:26 GMT
A judge has issued an administrative order banning guns and other weapons in and around judicial offices in north Iowa courthouses. Second Judicial District chief judge Kurt Wilke gave the order Oct. 12. The ban covers the district's 22 counties.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:10:31 GMT
According to The Des Moines Register, Gov. Terry Branstad may raise the rate, which now sits at $7.25 after a 2008 federal mandate. Certain Iowa counties, however, have been raising the minimum wage on a local basis.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:05:13 GMT
The latest numbers show nearly 286,000 Iowans have already cast their ballots. From now until Election Day, a new campaign is targeting two groups of voters in the state, veterans and people with disabilities.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:16:49 GMT
Online court records say 27-year-old Jenna Fuhrmann, of Glencoe, Minnesota, was sentenced last week in Mason City. She was given a deferred judgment, which means that if she successfully completes her probation, the conviction will be wiped from her record.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:51:57 GMT
A northeast Iowa man accused of possessing explosives, a flamethrower, a napalm mix, guns and other weapons devices has pleaded guilty. Trevor Satrom, of Oran, entered the plea Monday to a charge of possession of an unregistered destructive device.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:31:59 GMT
Travis Standlee is charged with murder in the slaying of Sharon Mead. The trial was moved to Davenport because of pretrial publicity in Cedar Rapids.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:35:12 GMT
Pop star Katy Perry knocked on dorm room doors at the University of Nevada Las Vegas Saturday afternoon to rally millennial support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. College students at UNLV "squealed" and asked to take photographs when the 31-year-old "Roar" singer when she knocked on their doors to ask them to vote for Clinton as early voting opened in the state Saturday, according to the Associated Press.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:29:08 GMT
Desiree Reyes, left, and Adrain Reese both from Chicago and sophomores at Iowa Wesleyan University pick up paper work before voting at a satellite absentee voting station Wednesday at the Howe Student Activity Center on the Iowa Wesleyan University campus in Mount Pleasant. It was the first time voting for both women.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:32:20 GMT
The number of flood insurance policies sold in Iowa dropped 22 percent between 2011 and this year, but it's hard to determine the reason for the decline. The Des Moines Register reports the number of policies fell to 13,872 at the end of September from 2011's 17,861.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:32:30 GMT
Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches at several events - and at least one joke made it into her remarks. "I love it," she told a dinner in Iowa on Aug. 14, 2015, noting she had opened an online account with Snapchat, which deletes posts automatically.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:39:31 GMT
Donald Trump 's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, a longtime Republican pollster, admitted Sunday that her candidate is currently losing to Democrat Hillary Clinton . "We are behind," Conway said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:45:55 GMT
On Saturday night around 7:45pm, the Grundy County Sheriff's Office received a report of human remains found in a cornfield east of Whitten. Preliminary information indicates that the remains may be that of Ian Aiken.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:47:06 GMT
The Iowa governor's office has asked the White House to issue a presidential disaster declaration for 19 Iowa counties that suffered damage from severe storms and flooding in late September. The office of Gov. Terry Branstad said Friday the counties are Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Des Moines, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Howard, Linn, Mitchell, Winneshiek and Wright.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:48:27 GMT
Work on the four-state pipeline whose construction has sparked protests in North Dakota is nearly finished in South Dakota. The Argus Leader reports that Dakota Access pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners has told the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission that 100 percent of the pipe is underground in the state, including beneath waterways such as the Big Sioux River.