Stories tagged: iowa
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Some observers worry that this year’s census carries the same potential for mayhem as last month’s Iowa caucuses, except on an infinitely larger scale.
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Several states along the Missouri River face an elevated flood risk this spring because the soil remains wet and a significant amount of snow is on the ground in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party announced his resignation Wednesday after a disastrous caucus process beset by technical glitches led to a dayslong delay in reporting the results, inconsistencies …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Democrats in Washington and Idaho switched to primaries this year to select their delegates that will decide the nominee for president. That prevents the type of technology-fueled fiasco that occurred …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
The Iowa Democratic Party has released partial results of its kickoff presidential caucus after a long day of delay.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
The Iowa Democratic Party said Monday night that results from the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus were greatly delayed due to “quality checks” and new reporting rules, an embarrassing complication that added …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
A Democratic campaign that has cost more than $1 billion, dashed the ambitions of veteran politicians, forced conversations about race, gender and identity and prompted fierce debate over health care …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
The Des Moines Register, CNN and its polling partner have decided not to release the final installment of its presidential preference poll, fearing its results may have been compromised
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Some former Democratic presidential candidates could still win votes and make an impact on Iowa’s caucuses Monday
Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
North Dakota regulators signaled Thursday that the state would not impose conditions beyond those required by the federal government on a proposal to double the capacity of the Dakota Access …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
A judge Monday approved a competency evaluation of a woman accused of hate crimes in the Des Moines area, including intentionally running over a girl she thought was Mexican.
Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
A Des Moines woman was charged with attempted murder after she told police that she intentionally ran over a 14-year-old girl because she believed the teenager was Mexican, authorities said …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
Joe Biden is launching an eight-day bus tour in Iowa with barely two months remaining before the Feb. 3 Iowa presidential caucuses
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
New Iowa poll shows Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
The former administrator for Iowa’s third-largest city is suing the area’s biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alarmed …
Mon., July 8, 2019
Democrats in the early presidential contest states of Iowa and Nevada will be able to cast their votes over the telephone instead of showing up at their states’ traditional neighborhood …
Tue., June 25, 2019
Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are assailing each other during overlapping visits to Iowa on Tuesday, previewing what the country might get in next year’s election if Biden …
Thu., May 16, 2019
Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019
Iowa Republican Steve King says the criticism he has faced from fellow members of Congress over his offensive remarks gives him “better insight” into what Jesus Christ experienced when he …
Wed., April 3, 2019
Three Midwestern Republican governors of states ravaged by recent flooding on Wednesday demanded more authority over management of the Missouri River system.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019
Women’s NCAA Tournament: Baylor beats South Carolina 93-68, returns to Elite Eight in Greensboro Regional
Kim Mulkey has led Baylor to two national titles, so she knows the traits a contender ought to have.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
A Vancouver woman unknowingly provided critical DNA information that led police to arrest a distant relative in a 39-year-old homicide case in Iowa.
Fri., March 22, 2019
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to …
Wed., March 20, 2019
As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after …
Tue., March 19, 2019
The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is suing to shut down what it describes as a national puppy-laundering ring that sells dogs from illegal breeding operations at inflated prices while pretending …
Mon., March 18, 2019
Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019
The Iowa Supreme Court says an insurance company doesn’t have to pay for damages after a squirrel climbed onto an electrical transformer and triggered a high-voltage spark that damaged a …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Constituents applauded Republican Rep. Steve King on Saturday at the Iowa congressman’s first public event since being rebuked by his House colleagues over racist comments he had made to a …