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Alliant Energy claims customers in Iowa will receive $180 million in savings over five years from “new energy law”

Alliant Energy claims customers in Iowa will receive $180 million in savings over five years from “new energy law”

CEDAR RAPIDS – The new energy efficiency plan for Alliant Energy’s Iowa customers will provide direct financial savings on their monthly energy bill, the company said Tuesday. The plan will…

North Iowa man who tortured woman and was sent to prison for life won’t be set free

North Iowa man who tortured woman and was sent to prison for life won’t be set free

DES MOINES – A North Iowa man who committed a heinous crime against a woman in 2017 and was sent to prison for life won’t be set free after the…

Worth County Sheriff’s Office, ASPCA announce charges in Iowa puppy mill case

Worth County Sheriff’s Office, ASPCA announce charges in Iowa puppy mill case

WORTH COUNTY — With support from the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the Worth County Sheriff’s Office announced animal neglect charges against Worth County…

Illegal alien in Clarion sent to prison for using another person’s Social Security number

Illegal alien in Clarion sent to prison for using another person’s Social Security number

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Guatemalan man in Clarion who used another person’s name and social security number to get jobs was sentenced today to six months in federal prison. Melvin…

Gov. Reynolds signs campus free speech legislation into law

Gov. Reynolds signs campus free speech legislation into law

DES MOINES –Today, Gov. Reynolds signed S.F. 274 into law, which recently passed the Iowa Legislature with bipartisan support. The bill strengthens protections for the freedom of speech and expression…

Puerto Rico Governor blasts President Trump for “insults” and demands statehood

Puerto Rico Governor blasts President Trump for “insults” and demands statehood

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Puerto Rico’s Governor blasted President Trump this week for alleged “insults” and demanded statehood instead of “colony” status. Reportedly, President Donald Trump said at a recent…

Albert Lea man may be accused of purse snatching at Diamond Jo Casino

Albert Lea man may be accused of purse snatching at Diamond Jo Casino

NORTHWOOD – An Albert Lea man may be accused of purse snatching at Worth county’s Diamond Jo Casino after a search warrant was executed at his house. On March 25th…

Actor Jussie Smollett cleared of charges after egregious fake hate crime report

Actor Jussie Smollett cleared of charges after egregious fake hate crime report

CHICAGO – Actor Jussie Smollett was abruptly cleared of all charges after his earlier egregious fake hate crime report, setting of a firestorm of debate on the matter. Jussie Smollett,…

Wanted Klemme man arrested in Fertile

Wanted Klemme man arrested in Fertile

FERTILE – A man wanted on a theft charge was arrested in Worth county. On March 22, 2019 the Worth County Sheriff’s Office stopped 28-year-old Mark Allen Gouge of Klemme,…

Grassley on the Green New Deal: “I voted no”

Grassley on the Green New Deal: “I voted no”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Republican Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa explained to Congress on Tuesday why he voted “no” on the Green New Deal legislation, which was aimed at turning…

Presidential candidate Hickenlooper shuns Green New Deal

Presidential candidate Hickenlooper shuns Green New Deal

DENVER, CO – In a Washington Post op-ed, former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Tuesday became the first 2020 Democratic candidate to oppose the resolution introduced by Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Markey outlining…