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News update from Iowa Democrats, February 7, 2019

News update from Iowa Democrats, February 7, 2019

The following is a news update from Iowa Democrats: Low Funding Plan Leaves Schools Short Iowans have always had great pride in our public schools. However, the state’s new investment…

Iowa prison inmate who tried to have rival business owner and family killed, dies in prison

Iowa prison inmate who tried to have rival business owner and family killed, dies in prison

CORALVILLE – An Iowa prison inmate who tried to have a rival business owner and his family killed, has died in prison, officials say. Justin Lee Dewitt was pronounced dead…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI beats Southern Illinois, 71-66

Women’s College Basketball: UNI beats Southern Illinois, 71-66

CEDAR FALLS – Megan Maahs scored a career-high 23 points including eight points in overtime to lead UNI to a 71-66 win over Southern Illinois Sunday afternoon at the McLeod…

College Softball: UNI’s Ryan Jacobs awarded four year contract extension

College Softball: UNI’s Ryan Jacobs awarded four year contract extension

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Director of Athletes David Harris has announced a four-year contract extension for head softball coach Ryan Jacobs. The new contract extends through May 2024. “Ryan has…

Fort Dodge man flees, then tries to fight cops

Fort Dodge man flees, then tries to fight cops

FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man was chased by police when he failed to yield for a traffic stop in an allegedly stolen vehicle, then tried to fight cops…

Five anti-LGBTQ bills introduced in Iowa Legislature

Five anti-LGBTQ bills introduced in Iowa Legislature

DES MOINES — Five anti-LGBTQ bills have been released in the last 24 hours, setting a record for Iowa’s state legislature for greatest number of anti-LGBTQ bills introduced in one…

Senator Ragan: Iowa facing child care crisis

Senator Ragan: Iowa facing child care crisis

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Iowa is in the middle of a child care crisis. It’s tough…