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Todd Blodgett Opinion: GAFFE-PRONE BIDEN’S INCURABLE PROBLEM

Todd Blodgett Opinion: GAFFE-PRONE BIDEN’S INCURABLE PROBLEM

In August of 2019, CNN’s Anderson Cooper asked Joe Biden, “So, to gun owners out there who say, well, a Biden administration means they’re going to come for my guns?” …

U.S. Senate today passes bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act

U.S. Senate today passes bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today passed the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act, 90-8, and it is now on its way to President Donald Trump to be signed…

Mason City man busted with weed and meth in Clarksville

Mason City man busted with weed and meth in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, IOWA – A Mason City man was busted with weed and meth in Clarksville, the local police department proclaimed today. On March 13, 2020 the Clarksville Police Department conducted…

Rep. Sharon Steckman plans to work from home for time being

Rep. Sharon Steckman plans to work from home for time being

MASON CITY – Rep. Sharon Steckman plans to work from home for time being, she said in a statement today: As you have probably heard, the legislative session has been…

Alliant Energy donates $100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts  

Alliant Energy donates $100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts  

CEDAR RAPIDS  – Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) is donating $100,000 to the coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts in Iowa and Wisconsin through its foundation. The immediate support will benefit non-profit organizations…

Report claims that  pandemic shows Affordable Care Act more critical than ever for Iowans 

Report claims that  pandemic shows Affordable Care Act more critical than ever for Iowans 

DES MOINES — As the country grapples with a growing coronavirus pandemic, Iowa Voices – an organization focused on the voting record of Iowa Senator Joni Ernst – released a…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation expanding roles for physician assistants

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation expanding roles for physician assistants

DES MOINES– Today Gov. Reynolds signed SF 2357, a bill which expands the roles of physician assistants in Iowa, enabling them to better serve patients. “Enabling physician assistants to better…

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, Reynolds will hold a press conference tomorrow afternoon 

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, Reynolds will hold a press conference tomorrow afternoon 

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of nine additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 38 positive cases. According…

Alliant Energy temporarily suspends disconnects for non-payment; intends to waive late fees

Alliant Energy temporarily suspends disconnects for non-payment; intends to waive late fees

MADISON, Wis. (March 18, 2020) — Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) is temporarily suspending disconnections for all of Iowa and Wisconsin customers during the public health emergency related to the coronavirus…

Why you should be considering a steel building for your next project

Why you should be considering a steel building for your next project

If your next building and construction project is looming, you may be thinking about what material to use and what the benefits of each are.  The pros and cons of…

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa

Additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of six additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 29 positive cases. According…

Daily statement from Cerro Gordo county health department:

Daily statement from Cerro Gordo county health department:

MASON CITY – Daily statement from Cerro Gordo county health department: “Iowa now has 23 cases of COVID-19, announced 3/16/2020. No confirmed cases in any northern Iowa counties as of…

Iowa Supreme Court allows new court procedures to slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19

Iowa Supreme Court allows new court procedures to slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19

DES MOINES – Following Governor Reynolds’s State of Public Health Emergency Declaration earlier today, the Iowa Supreme Court issued an order permitting new ways to access courts to prevent the spread…

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation to fund key services, combat COVID19 spread 

Gov. Reynolds signs legislation to fund key services, combat COVID19 spread 

DES MOINES – Today, Governor Kim Reynolds signed SF 2408, legislation that creates emergency measures and supplemental appropriations for key government services to combat the spread of COVID-19. “Every Iowan…