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Senator Amanda Ragan focused on improving the learning environment for all students

Senator Amanda Ragan focused on improving the learning environment for all students

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: Teachers and schools will have more tools for addressing disruptive student behavior,…

Women’s College Basketball: Makenzie Meyer’s 24 points leads Iowa past Minnesota, 90-82

Women’s College Basketball: Makenzie Meyer’s 24 points leads Iowa past Minnesota, 90-82

IOWA CITY – Former Mason City Mohawk Makenzie Meyer’s 24 points helped lead Iowa past Minnesota, 90-82, Thursday night. The Hawkeyes (23-5, 14-3) have won 36 consecutive home games, ranking…

Iowa man sentenced to two years in federal prison for possessing child pornography; must compensate victims

Iowa man sentenced to two years in federal prison for possessing child pornography; must compensate victims

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa man who possessed child pornography was sentenced today to two years in federal prison and must pay restitution to his victims. Troy French, age 29,…

DEA announces improvements to medication assisted treatment

DEA announces improvements to medication assisted treatment

WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced an important step to improve access to medication assisted treatment, especially in rural areas where those suffering with opioid use disorder may…

10 Simple Steps to Start a Business in Iowa

10 Simple Steps to Start a Business in Iowa

Many people dream about starting their own business in Iowa. Whether you want to open an office, restaurant, or shop, follow these simple tips below to get your business off…

Feds announce progress on implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

Feds announce progress on implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced today that China has taken numerous actions to begin implementing its agriculture-related commitments under…

College Basketball: UNI beats Evansville, 84-64; Wins MVC Regular Season Title

College Basketball: UNI beats Evansville, 84-64; Wins MVC Regular Season Title

CEDAR FALLS – The UNI men’s basketball team secured a share of the MVC Regular Season Title after defeating the Purple Aces of Evansville 84-64 Wednesday night in the McLeod…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State comes up short against Kansas State

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State comes up short against Kansas State

MANHATTAN, KS – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (15-11, 7-8 Big 12) battled hard but ultimately came up short at Kansas State (14-12, 8-7 Big 12), 60-51. KSU held…