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Grassley, other Senators want Chinese military scientists barred from American labs

Grassley, other Senators want Chinese military scientists barred from American labs

WASHINGTON – Today Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joined senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee), and Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) to introduce legislation requiring the U.S. government to…

Presidential candidate Cory Booker details new gun suicide prevention plan

Presidential candidate Cory Booker details new gun suicide prevention plan

NEWARK, NJ – Every year in America, nearly 22,000 Americans die by firearm suicide — an average of 59 deaths each day. Veterans are particularly impacted, with more than 6,000…

Iowa State honors two legends with award names

Iowa State honors two legends with award names

AMES – The Iowa State Athletics Department is honoring two of its legends by naming the school’s annual Male and Female Athletes of the Year in their honor. The Male…

Illegal alien caught in Emmetsburg sent to prison

Illegal alien caught in Emmetsburg sent to prison

SIOUX CITY – A man who entered the United States illegally from Honduras was sentenced on April 26, 2019, to four months’ in prison. Jose Palma-Murillo, age 31, from Honduras,…

Gov. Reynolds announces significant assistance for Iowa applicants seeking federal broadband investment

Gov. Reynolds announces significant assistance for Iowa applicants seeking federal broadband investment

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced that Iowa applicants applying for the USDA “ReConnect” Grant Program will have a significant advantage in the application process due to the…

Clarion man sent to prison for possessing stolen mail after burglarizing “beautiful people”

Clarion man sent to prison for possessing stolen mail after burglarizing “beautiful people”

CEDAR RAPIDS – A Clarion man who possessed stolen mail was sentenced May 13, 2019, to three years’ federal probation. Timothy Russell VanZweden, age 50, formerly from Belmond, Iowa, was…