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Branstad announces State Partnership Program between Iowa and Republic of Kosovo

Branstad announces State Partnership Program between Iowa and Republic of Kosovo

Governor Terry Branstad, Brig. Gen. Greg Schwab, the assistant adjutant general, Iowa Air National Guard, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United States, Avni Spahiu, today…

CEA Releases Sixth Quarterly Report on the Economic Impact of the Recovery Act

CEA Releases Sixth Quarterly Report on the Economic Impact of the Recovery Act

WASHINGTON, DC ñ The Council of Economic Advisers today released its latest quarterly report on the economic impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.|CEA Releases Sixth Quarterly Report on…

Op-ed by President Obama in USA Today: Jobs at top of Latin America agenda

Op-ed by President Obama in USA Today: Jobs at top of Latin America agenda

In recent weeks, we’ve seen how turmoil and tragedy around the globe can affect our own prosperity and security; how events abroad often have implications for everything from markets on…

Holly Coin Flip Controversy Becomes Facebook Faceoff

CLEAR LAKE, IA—What began as a call out on stage during the Winter Dance Party event at the Surf Ballroom in February has turned into a formal challenge from one…

Council to discuss “dangerous alley entrance”

Council to discuss “dangerous alley entrance”

The City Council will discuss a “dangerous alley entrance” next Tuesday at Council comunication session.|The City Council and Mayor will discuss a “dangerous alley entrance” next Tuesday at a Council…

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer March 18, 2011

From the Desk of Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer March 18, 2011

The weather we’ve had this week sure makes it seem like spring is here. Before we know it, farmers will be on their way to the fields to get started…

Lady Vols End Iowa’s 6 Game Winning Streak

Lady Vols End Iowa’s 6 Game Winning Streak

Knoxville, Tenn. — The University of Iowa softball team saw its six-game winning streak come to an end in a 7-3 loss at No. 11/11 Tennessee Thursday night at Lee…

HAWKEYES EDGE NOTRE DAME IN EXTRA-INNING THRILLER

HAWKEYES EDGE NOTRE DAME IN EXTRA-INNING THRILLER

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Iowa baseball team beat Notre Dame Thursday, 4-3, in ten innings in the first game of the Irish Classic. The game was played at Wolff…

‘The Dog’ cart offers lunch on the street

‘The Dog’ cart offers lunch on the street

by Joe Buttweiler – MASON CITY – For many years David Lockwood had an urge to run a hot dog stand. But he just couldn’t swing it. “It doesn’t make…

Paintings by local artist Cory Dahlstrom will be on display at CoffeeCat through April

An artist reception is scheduled for Thursday, March 31st from 5:00-7:00pm. The public is welcome to stop by and meet the artist. “I want my art to express the emotions…