Judge considers northeast Iowa absentee ballot dispute

An Iowa Democratic candidate who is trailing by just nine votes has asked a judge to halt certification of votes for the race so the court can decide whether 33
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Inspiration vs. pragmatism: Democrats face tough 2020 choice

Democrats beginning to think about the type of person they'd like to see take on President Donald Trump face an early conundrum: whether a pragmatist has a bett
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Charges pending against student who reported racist note

Authorities say charges are pending against a student who reported that a racist note was shoved under her dormitory room door at Drake University in Des Moines
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No. 24 Iowa State hosts Drake in season finale

No. 24 Iowa State will close a strange regular season with a home game against former rival Drake
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House Democratic candidate sues to count absentee ballots

A Democratic candidate in a northeast Iowa House district trailing by just nine votes has sued seeking to force election officials to count 33 ballots left unco
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Lawsuit: Kent arson suspect kept in jail despite evidence

A federal lawsuit claims a woman was kept in jail for eight months for an arson she didn't commit because a Kent fire investigator withheld evidence that could
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Iowa inmates who want their porn back sue state

Nearly 60 Iowa inmates who want their porn back are suing the state of Iowa
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Lawsuit: Kent police kept suspect in jail despite evidence

A federal lawsuit claims a woman was kept in jail for eight months for an arson she didn't commit because a Kent fire investigator withheld evidence that could
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Iowa puts 3 women's teams in Top 25 for 1st time since 1998

Iowa puts 3 women's teams in Top 25 for 1st time since 1998
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3 Iowa women's teams in Top 25 for 1st time since '98

State of Iowa puts 3 women's teams in Top 25 for 1st time since '98
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Drake holds off Boise State 83-74 behind McGlynn

Nick McGlynn scored 23 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked four shots and Drake held off Boise State 83-74
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Investigators issue final report on fiery Iowa derailment

Federal investigators have issued their final report on a fiery 2017 derailment in northwest Iowa that was caused by a broken rail
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US farmers store record soybean crop as China dispute weighs

American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record
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Father whose son shot himself with dad's gun pleads guilty

An Iowa man whose 2-year-old son shot himself with his father's handgun is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 14 in Des Moines
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Tiny non-scholarship Drake gets crack at No. 24 Iowa State

The Bulldogs, a non-scholarship FCS program based in Des Moines, Iowa, were offered the chance of a lifetime when 24th-ranked Iowa State asked them to be their
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USDA says most of Iowa's corn and soybean harvest complete

Most of the state's corn and soybean crop have been harvested ahead of a snowstorm that blanketed much of southern and eastern Iowa
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Audit: Iowa Medicaid savings barely half what was projected

A new audit says Iowa's savings from privatizing Medicaid is barely half as much as former Gov. Terry Branstad projected when he forced the change two years ago
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Man accused of tossing dog and kennel away pleads not guilty

A Des Moines man accused of throwing into a dumpster a kennel with an emaciated dog trapped inside has pleaded not guilty
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Audit: Iowa violating law requiring Medicaid savings reports

A state audit says the legislature, governor and Iowa Department of Human Services have failed to follow a state law that requires full quarterly financial repo
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2 firefighters injured battling Des Moines blaze

Two firefighters have been injured battling a house blaze in Des Moines
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The Latest: Kansas governor declares state of emergency

Kansas officials are urging drivers to stay off the roads because of dangerous conditions across much of the state
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The Latest: Snow-related accidents close I-80 in Nebraska

Part of Interstate 80 is closed in eastern Nebraska because of multiple accidents after snow blanketed the area
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Snow and strong wind forecast for Iowa and Nebraska

The National Weather Service is warning of snow and strong winds across much of Iowa and Nebraska
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Capitol Watch: Pot heats up, Cuomo pondering Iowa?

In New York state government news, talk of legalizing recreational marijuana is heating up now that the elections are over and lawmakers are turning their atten
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