Government

Iowa DOT installs 55 mph warning signs on Interstate 380 near speed cameras

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa Department of Transportation began installing 55 mph warning signs on Intestate 380 near the Cedar Rapids automated ... »

Clinton to campaign in Iowa on Labor Day

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will be back in Iowa on Labor Day, with stops at union events in the eastern part of the state, as ... »

Riverfront Crossing might require affordable housing

IOWA CITY — With support from the city council, there’s a possibility that much of the future residential development in Iowa City&#x ... »

Friends of Cedar Lake get surprise $25,000 grant from 100+ Men Who Care and 100+ Women Who Care

CEDAR RAPIDS — Friends of Cedar Lake have gotten some new financial backing.

The local groups, 100+ Men Who Care and 100+ Women Who Ca ... »

Branstad defends Medicaid bidding

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad is defending his administration’s handling of the bidding process for companies looking to manage th ... »

Grants to improve broadband access in several parts of rural Iowa

DES MOINES — A federal infusion of $53.2 million in grants that four companies will use to build out high-speed broadband to nearly 90,000 un ... »

Polls: Trump, Carson fight it out in Iowa

Two new polls put Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson in a close contest in the Republican presidential race in Iowa.

A Des Moin ... »

Newstrack: Ban on powdered alcohol sales could get second look

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Citing a variety of health and safety concerns as well as questions about whether it is socially responsible way to sell and consu ... »

Cedar Rapids library backers get their signatures

CEDAR RAPIDS — Voters here will get a chance at the Nov. 3 city election to approve or reject a property-tax increase of 27 cents per $1,000 ... »

Santorum to visit 99th county Tuesday

WAUKEE — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum plans to be the first 2016 presidential candidate to complete a “full Grassley” ... »

Rural Iowa getting more broadband as Gov. Branstad lauds infrastructure spending

Four communications providers have received more than $53 million in federal funds to expand high-speed Internet service to nearly 90,000 rural Iow ... »

Huckabee chides Clinton, Obama in Vinton stop

VINTON — GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Republicans are not terrorists for seeking to defund Planned Parenthood, while attack ... »

Obama to give North America’s highest peak its original name on Alaska trip

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) — President Barack Obama on Monday will officially restore Denali as the name of North America’s tallest m ... »

Harkin pushes progressive agenda in Des Moines address

DES MOINES — Tom Harkin is calling for a progressive agenda that would rival any the liberal lion presented during his 40 years in Congress. ... »

Martin O’Malley courts young voters in Iowa City stop

IOWA CITY — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley attempted to gather young voter support for his run for the White House Sunday after ... »