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Iowa conservative leader Bob Vander Plaats says President Trump should wash Anthony Scaramucci’s “mouth with a bar of soap”

Iowa conservative leader Bob Vander Plaats says President Trump should wash Anthony Scaramucci’s “mouth with a bar of soap”

URBANDALE, IOWA – Former legislator and outspoken Iowa right-wing Christian leader Bob Vanderplaats gave President Donald Trump and his toady Anthony Scaramucci a vicious tongue-lashing after Scaramucci this week unloaded…

Steve King seeks to root out illegal aliens with “Census Accuracy Act”

Steve King seeks to root out illegal aliens with “Census Accuracy Act”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing the “Census Accuracy Act of 2017.” King’s legislation seeks to improve the quality of data collected by the…

No attempted child abduction in Greene, but kids were frightened by people in a van

No attempted child abduction in Greene, but kids were frightened by people in a van

GREENE, IOWA – An alleged child abduction reported Thursday in the Butler county town of Greene never took place, police say, but children were frightened by people inside a van,…

Iowa Hawkeyes to visit 3 countries, play 4 exhibition men’s basketball games

Iowa Hawkeyes to visit 3 countries, play 4 exhibition men’s basketball games

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team is preparing for its foreign trip to Central Europe in August. The Hawkeyes will visit Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, playing…

Mason City woman busted on theft charges twice in one day

Mason City woman busted on theft charges twice in one day

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was accused of two separate theft incidents and jailed. A Mason City police officer was sent to the Fareway grocery store, 400 North…

Three Republicans shoot down repeal and replace effort on Obamacare

Three Republicans shoot down repeal and replace effort on Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain, battling brain cancer, stepped forward and joined fellow Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins in shooting down a GOP bill that allegedly…

Shooter gets 36 years for murder of Minneapolis man

Shooter gets 36 years for murder of Minneapolis man

MINNEAPOLIS – A Hennepin County District Court judge sentenced Quintel Flowers to 439 months in prison for shooting a 26-year-old man in an attempted drug robbery, Hennepin County Attorney Mike…

Tons af trash removed from Cedar River by volunteers with the Iowa DNR

Tons af trash removed from Cedar River by volunteers with the Iowa DNR

CEDAR RIVER – The upper stretch of the Cedar River in north-central Iowa is now 28 tons of trash lighter, thanks to the efforts of 469 volunteers. This July, 469…

Iowa State to face Appalachian State in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

Iowa State to face Appalachian State in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State will face Appalachian State in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPNU. The Cyclones…

Rep. Upmeyer says legislature seeks “A Skilled and Competitive Workforce”

Rep. Upmeyer says legislature seeks “A Skilled and Competitive Workforce”

From Rep. Linda Upmeyer of Clear Lake – Summer continues to move right along which means the Iowa State Fair is just around the corner.  The State Fair is a…