They’re pervasive, persistent and harmful. Learn how Iowa is combating PFAS chemicals — and how you can help keep your water safer.
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See how many Iowa private schools are currently in each county, and how many of those private schools include a Grade 12.
There were 120 shots-fired incidents known to Cedar Rapids police in 2022. Use these maps to see if any were near you. Three addresses in the data were listed more than once.
The facility’s retirement, scheduled for the end of the year, brings Alliant Energy one step closer to achieving its renewable energy goals.
Local governments in Eastern Iowa — and throughout the country — were given a “historic” opportunity to invest in their communities through the American Rescue Plan Act. Here’s how the cities of Coralville and North Liberty plan to spend their dollars.
See what choices are on the ballot for Iowans in this midterm election. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. Voters should note that closing time is an hour earlier than in previous general elections. Find your polling location at voterready.iowa.gov
The DNR is trying to withdraw the water quality improvement plan. Its the first TMDL withdrawal the agency has proposed.
This marks the first time the DNR has proposed to withdraw such a plan.
Sites at most of the country’s coal-fired power plants are contaminating groundwater, according to new report by nonprofits.
Iowa has one-third the number of licenses for growing hemp as it did in 2020, the first year it became legal. Why is that?
Two decades of bacteria and algae have plagued Iowa beaches, leading to constant warnings. The Gazette and Investigate Midwest analyzed 20 years of beach monitoring data from the Iowa DNR. The results show that although individual locations show some progress, Iowa’s beaches overall show little to no improvement.
More than 1,000 volunteer groups pitch in every year to help keep Iowa’s highways clean. The Iowa Department of Transportation partners with community members through the Adopt-a-Highway program. In fiscal year 2022, volunteers collected 5,800 bags of litter along Iowa roads.
Non-white students, students with specialized learning plans and high school students have the most ground to make up
The Iowa Department of Transportation this month will submit a plan to the federal government for how Iowa would spend $51 million over five years to expand electric vehicle charging capacity along interstate highways, including I-80, I-380, I-35 and I-29.
“This will be the largest effort for a midterm election for Republicans in Iowa history,” says the chair of the state GOP.