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Latest Articles by Erin Murphy
Campaigns & Elections Sep. 23, 2022 4:16 pm1d ago
Ryan Melton is challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra in Western Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, the state’s most conservative area of the state
Campaigns & Elections Sep. 22, 2022 8:21 am2d ago
The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate’s campaign says there is no legal agreement that restricts a former campaign staffer from talking about her claim that Franken kissed her
State Government Sep. 14, 2022 6:25 pm9d ago
Kelly Garcia heads the newly formed Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, which combines the Department of Human Services and Department of Public Health
K-12 Education Sep. 15, 2022 7:53 am9d ago
State grant funding will create hundreds of child care spots in Eastern Iowa. Among recipients of the grants are TrueNorth and To the Rescue in Cedar Rapids. The Vinton-Shellsburg schools and West Liberty Foods also will receive funding.
Federal Government Sep. 2, 2022 6:35 pm21d ago
During the panel discussion, ag scientists highlighted the ways Iowa farmers can diversify their crops to help address food security, but a farmer noted there needs to be a market for any new crop