Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, has brought Iowa’s 4th Congressional District under the spotlight, with international attention being given to …
This year’s iteration of the Iowa State Fair will include contributions from Iowa State, along with a litany of other attractions and the quadrennial visit to the fair by a multitude of presidential candidates.
Voting rights advocates around the country held candle-light vigils Tuesday night, demanding Congress restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA).
The former mayor of Iowa City and an Iowa State Extension associate program director, Ross Wilburn, will represent Campustown and the Iowa State campus in the state legislature.
J.D. Scholten’s second bid for a seat in Congress follows a close loss to Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, in 2018.
The League of Women Voters of Iowa will host a candlelight vigil Tuesday to illuminate the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder and its impact on the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA).
The regent university presidents spoke to the Board of Regents during their meeting Thursday with Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen, saying she was surprised at the drop in international student enrollment.
The Board of Regents meeting for August is anticipated to be brief, but will cover a few items related to Iowa State.
Ames Mayor John Haila proclaimed the week of Aug. 11-17 as American Wind Week on Tuesday.
Iowa was one of the last states to join the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC), and every year, its membership generates savings for the state.
The former director of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) has a now-well-known love for the late-rapper Tupac, but that is apparently not the reason for his dismissal by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Lottery officials are nearing a final settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit for thousands of lottery players who bought tickets for rigged drawings in the Hot Lotto fraud case, broken by now-Auditor Rob Sand several years ago.
After sending Tupac Shakur lyrics to all agency employees, then-Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven was asked to resign the next workday by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Ames City Council will discuss “Campustown public improvements,” among other issues in its meeting Tuesday.
Chris Nelson announced he is seeking a third term on the Ames City Council Monday.
As the Fourth of July festivities continue, several children in red, white and blue gathered in excitement and anticipation as they waited for the Fourth of July parade to begin.
Democrats have a nominee for the special election called to fill the vacancy in Iowa House District 46.
Three candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for the vacant Iowa House District 46 seat.
Amber Corrieri is seeking a promotion from Ames voters.
Story County Democrats will soon have their candidate for Iowa House District 46.
Kimberly Graham never thought she would run for office, but now she finds herself several months into a senatorial campaign, aiming to change the way the country operates.
Ross Wilburn, diversity officer and associate program director for community and economic development for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the vacant Iowa House District 46 seat.
Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed Jim Kurtenchbach as director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services. He will take the position effective July 1.
An act signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds ended the city’s ability to enforce residential rental-caps, so the council is left to consider whether the current rental housing code is sufficient to deter rental property encroachment in historically owner-occupied neighborhoods.
Sen. Joni Ernst formally began her re-election bid during her now-annual “Roast and Ride” fundraiser in Boone on Saturday.
Of the three Democratic candidates currently running in their party’s primary for U.S. Senate in 2020, attorney Kimberly Graham is the only one to have never previously run for elected office.
The Capital City Pride Fest Parade provided an opportunity for corporations, political aspirants, religious congregations and organizations of all kinds to march and show their support for, or pride in being a part of the queer community Sunday in Des Moines.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was briefly in the hospital Thursday, after experiencing chest pain.
Josh Opperman is once again seeking a spot on the Story County Board of Supervisors after losing his 2018 campaign for the position by .96%.
U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, was removed from his committee assignments in January in the wake of racist comments he made during an interview with the New York Times. King is now attempting to re-join congressional committees.
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is requesting all Roman Catholic dioceses in the state to provide records of sexual abuse in the church to his office.
Theresa Greenfield became the latest Democratic candidate to enter the race to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst in 2020 when she announced her campaign in a video Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Iowa filed a lawsuit Friday, calling for a temporary injunction to block the implementation of a law allowing for the denial of Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming surgery for transgender individuals.
Iowa Representative Lisa Heddens, D-Ames, said she will be putting her name in the running for Story County Supervisor.
Wednesday, the Polk County District Court issued a temporary injunction of the implementation of a law that would have blocked Planned Parenthood from being eligible to receive grants for funding sexual education in Iowa.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a long history of defending the First Amendment right of Americans to freedom of speech.
Planned Parenthood is now disallowed from receiving public grants from Iowa following a budget bill signed into law Friday by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
The Iowa Legislature passed a bill last week before the end of its session limiting the powers of the state attorney general.
Gov. Kim Reynolds’ education budget is $985 million. Of that $985 million, $12 million is provided to regent institutions, $6 million less than what the Board of Regents requested.
Since 1941, Iowa adoptees have been restricted access to their birth certificates; this may be changing.
The Board of Regents, the overseer of all three large Iowa public universities and two special preschool and K-12 schools, hosted a meeting Thursday where they discussed the addition of a new masters degree, faculty tenure reports and the state audit, and awarded Robert Easter with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree.