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Three nominees chosen for Iowa Supreme Court vacancy

Three nominees chosen for Iowa Supreme Court vacancy

DES MOINES – Twelve Iowans applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that occurred upon the death of Chief Justice Mark…

Iowa Utilities Board demands Alliant Energy refund $7.5 million to customers while approving rate increase

Iowa Utilities Board demands Alliant Energy refund $7.5 million to customers while approving rate increase

DES MOINES – The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) issued its final decision order in docket RPU-2019-0001 regarding a request from Alliant Energy/Interstate Power and Light Company (Alliant) to increase Iowa retail…

Nora Springs woman arrested twice after alcohol-related incidents

Nora Springs woman arrested twice after alcohol-related incidents

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Shannon Latham announces run for Iowa House

Shannon Latham announces run for Iowa House

SHEFFIELD – Shannon Latham, a Republican from Sheffield, announces she will run for Iowa House District 54 now that Speaker Linda Upmeyer will not seek re-election. “Speaker Upmeyer has served…

Iowa leaders, including Mason City councilman Paul Adams, endorse Pete Buttigieg for President

Iowa leaders, including Mason City councilman Paul Adams, endorse Pete Buttigieg for President

DES MOINES – Today, Democratic elected officials and activists from across Iowa endorsed Pete Buttigieg for president. The endorsements come as Pete Buttigieg prepares to make his twenty-second trip to…

Can online businesses help U.S. states?

There is no doubt that the health of any U.S. state is directly affected by the local economy and the vibrancy of the local business community. A thriving business sector…

Violent attack lands Charles City man in prison for up to 10 years

Violent attack lands Charles City man in prison for up to 10 years

CHARLES CITY – A Charles City man arrested after a violent attack will spend up to 10 years in prison. Kristopher Viers, age 36 of Charles City, confronted a person…

Gates removed on Upper Iowa River dam

Gates removed on Upper Iowa River dam

DECORAH – An emergency project to remove damaged gates from the southern segment of Lower Dam on the Upper Iowa River in Winneshiek County is underway. The $60,000 project restores…

College Basketball: No. 3 Kansas 79, Iowa State 53

College Basketball: No. 3 Kansas 79, Iowa State 53

AMES – Iowa State lost a Big 12 home game to Kansas Wednesday night, 79-53. Iowa State never led in the game. Kansas (12-2, 2-0), ranked #3 in the nation,…