Iowa City police employee Dave Harris to be recognized for 50 years of service

IOWA CITY - A man who has served the Iowa City Police Department in varying capacities for 50 years will be recognized next week.Dave Harris will be h ...

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Joel Biggs Sr.

JOEL BIGGS SR. Quasqueton Joel Gilson Biggs Sr., 92, of Quasqueton, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at home surrounded by his loved ones. ...

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Letter: Opportunity lost to meet with lawmakers

I've gone to the Linn County League of Women Voters legislative forums for years. It's a great way to hear legislators field questions directly from t ...

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Wayne Bugin

STRAWBERRY POINT Wayne Francis Burgin, 88, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Leonard-Muller Funeral Home & Crematory, Strawberry Point.

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Virginia judge gives OK to new Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Virginia on Friday declined to issue another injunction against President Donald Trump's second travel ban.The ruling by Anthony Tr ...

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Maxine Looney

MAXINE LOONEY Vinton Maxine Looney, 94, of Vinton, formerly of Solon and North Liberty, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Windsor Manor ...

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Letter: Some voters may lose right to vote

Let's say you are a committed voter who has studied the issues and strongly supports a certain candidate. Shortly before the election you check to be ...

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Letter: Tax cuts reason why state is broke

What is going on in Des Moines? It is reported another $131 million is to be added to the $118 million January budget deficit. Republicans first argu ...

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Virginia Bradke

HOPKINTON Virginia Bradke, 85, died Thursday, March 23, 2017. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.

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Gummy bear giant to build first North American plant

MILWAUKEE - The German giant that originated the gummy bear will open its first North American candy factory in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., bringing hundr ...

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Watch Live: US House debates the American Health Care Act

The House is expected to vote later today on proposed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. There has been some speculation that the bill lac ...

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Iowa unemployment hits lowest rate in since 2001

Boosts in Iowa's financial, trade and transportation, and business services industries have helped bring the state's unemployment rate to its lowest l ...

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A chance to reform Iowa marijuana laws

Iowa has fallen behind the rest of the nation.The vast majority of Americans now live in places with safe access to medical marijuana. Eight states ha ...

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Richard Mangold

WASHINGTON Richard "Dick" L. Mangold, 75, of rural Washington, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Beatty Funeral Home, Washington.

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Iowa HIV plan could help rural areas

Comprehensive planning and data stockpiling by state officials is now a national case study on how to effectively meet the needs of rural residents wi ...

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