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Legislators to host discussion about “Medicaid for All” proposal for Iowa health insurance Wednesday evening

Legislators to host discussion about “Medicaid for All” proposal for Iowa health insurance Wednesday evening

DES MOINES – State Senator Matt McCoy and State Representative John Forbes have invited citizens to a public discussion of their “Medicaid for All” solution to Iowa’s health insurance situation.…

Men, beware of online extortion scam involving “children”

Men, beware of online extortion scam involving “children”

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Safety is warning men that an online extortion scam has been taking place where individuals pose as law enforcement officers who supervise…

Grassley claims assault on the First Amendment on college campuses due to “political correctness”

Grassley claims assault on the First Amendment on college campuses due to “political correctness”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican U.S. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa says college campuses are allowing “political correctness” to usurp the First Amendment and damage free speech rights. In a statement…

Ragan: Deep budget cuts will hurt Iowa families

Ragan: Deep budget cuts will hurt Iowa families

MASON CITY – Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, ranking member of the Health and Human Services Budget Committee, said Tuesday that deep budget cuts will hurt Iowa families. In…

As Iowa fireworks licensing hits 500, State Fire Marshal urges “safety first”

As Iowa fireworks licensing hits 500, State Fire Marshal urges “safety first”

DES MOINES – More than 500 retail licenses have been issued for the sale of consumer fireworks in Iowa. “Thanks to the dedication of our employees, we have been able…

OBIT: Charles Richard Pennington, formerly of Rockford

OBIT: Charles Richard Pennington, formerly of Rockford

USAF Retired Col. Charles Richard Pennington, age 86, of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Rockford, Iowa, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016. He will be buried on Friday, June 23,…

Northwood drunk driver slapped with felony conviction after stop for traveling wrong direction on highway

Northwood drunk driver slapped with felony conviction after stop for traveling wrong direction on highway

RURAL MASON CITY – A drunk driver who put other people’s lives in jeopardy while traveling the wrong direction on a highway has been slapped with a felony – but…