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Over half a million government jobs lost in May

Over half a million government jobs lost in May

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in May, half a million government jobs in the United States were lost. In May, employment continued to decline…

State of Iowa announces five new Test Iowa sites

State of Iowa announces five new Test Iowa sites

DES MOINES – Test Iowa will further expand access to COVID-19 testing with new sites opening this week, including one in Dallas County to better serve the Des Moines metro…

Sen. Ragan gives update on reconvened Iowa Legislature’s activities

Sen. Ragan gives update on reconvened Iowa Legislature’s activities

The following is a legislative update from State Senator Amanda Ragan, representing Franklin, Butler and Cerro Gordo counties: The Iowa Legislature resumed our 2020 session at 9 a.m. Wednesday. We…

Water Summary Update: May rainfall about normal for Iowa

Water Summary Update: May rainfall about normal for Iowa

DES MOINES — While rainfall was about normal in May for the state, on average, a wide band across the central part of the state was drier than normal, while…

Iowa Ag Secretary Naig requests guidance from EPA on Ninth Circuit Court’s pesticide ruling

Iowa Ag Secretary Naig requests guidance from EPA on Ninth Circuit Court’s pesticide ruling

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting guidance on what the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth…

UNI Athletics announces plan for return to voluntary workouts

UNI Athletics announces plan for return to voluntary workouts

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Athletics will begin the process of bringing student-athletes back to campus for voluntary workouts via a staggered approach beginning on June 8. UNI Athletic Training Services…

U.S. Marines ban Confederate battle flag

U.S. Marines ban Confederate battle flag

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The traitorous Confederate battle flag has been banned by the United States Marines. A directive was released by U.S. Marines leadership in recent days that outlines how…