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Branstad claims more success from “Medicaid Modernization” he implemented

Branstad claims more success from “Medicaid Modernization” he implemented

DES MOINES – Tuesday, Gov. Terry E. Branstad released the most recent data, claiming Iowa’s Medicaid patients have more choice, access, and accountability under Medicaid Modernization than ever before.  The…

Joni Ernst: The U.S. Can’t Ignore ISIS in Asia

Joni Ernst: The U.S. Can’t Ignore ISIS in Asia

By Senator Joni Ernst, guest columnist for Time magazine August 23, 2016 As an Iraq war veteran, the horrific rise of ISIS has long been a focus of my work…

California men busted stealing drill bits in Mason City

California men busted stealing drill bits in Mason City

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Russ Hardy moves another house in Mason City (photos)

Russ Hardy moves another house in Mason City (photos)

MASON CTY – Another house was moved in Mason City, this time to help clear the way for a road improvement project. The house that moved was formerly located at…

Oil spill in downtown Mason City leads to road closings (photos)

Oil spill in downtown Mason City leads to road closings (photos)

MASON CITY – A semi sprung a leak in downtown Mason City Tuesday afternoon, causing road closures after oil spilled all over the streets. A Conway semi was making a…

Prestage slaughterhouse approved in Wright county

Prestage slaughterhouse approved in Wright county

CLARION, IOWA – Monday, the Wright County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan to build a pork processing plant just south of Eagle Grove. The $240 million plant from Prestage…

Nursing Shortage Reaching Critical in Iowa

There’s a nursing shortage all over the country, as more and more nurses are in demand but there aren’t enough qualified nurses to fill the many positions available. In Iowa,…