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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds refuses to acknowledge outcome of Presidential election

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds refuses to acknowledge outcome of Presidential election

DES MOINES – Governor Reynolds released the following statement on the 2020 Presidential Election: “Four more years of President Donald Trump would mean a stronger economy, a more secure country,…

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard slams Kim Reynolds on Covid response: “Too little and too late”

House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard slams Kim Reynolds on Covid response: “Too little and too late”

CHARLES CITY – House Democratic Leader Todd Prichard slammed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on her latest Covid response, calling it “too little and too late.” “Governor Reynolds’ COVID-19 response is…

Iowa Supreme Court postpones jury trials until February 2021

Iowa Supreme Court postpones jury trials until February 2021

DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Supreme Court issued an order postponing all jury trials until February 1, 2021, unless the jury is sworn in prior to November 16, 2020. Clerk…

Five people charged with murder in Fort Dodge double homicide

Five people charged with murder in Fort Dodge double homicide

FORT DODGE – Five people are now charged with murder in a Fort Dodge double homicide that took place this past summer. At approximately 4:45 AM on June 16, 2020,…

Reynolds signs new proclamation with “enhanced mitigation measures” for Covid-19

Reynolds signs new proclamation with “enhanced mitigation measures” for Covid-19

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public health measures…

Iowa police officer struck and seriously hurt while working drunk driving stop

Iowa police officer struck and seriously hurt while working drunk driving stop

WEST DES MOINES – An Iowa police officer was struck and seriously hurt while working a drunk driving stop in the Des Moines metro area this weekend. On November 8,…

NIACC Pappajohn Center & SBDC to hold Entrepreneurship Events during Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 16-21)

NIACC Pappajohn Center & SBDC to hold Entrepreneurship Events during Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov 16-21)

MASON CITY – The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center & SBDC is hosting 6 days of events in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week on November 16-21. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)…

College Basketball: Cyclones announce home non-conference games

College Basketball: Cyclones announce home non-conference games

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has announced its home non-conference schedule for the 2020-21 season. The remaining road non-conference game will be announced by the home institution.…

Republicans elect leadership team for Iowa’s 89th General Assembly

Republicans elect leadership team for Iowa’s 89th General Assembly

DES MOINES – On Monday, Iowa House Republicans elected a leadership team to guide the 59 member House Majority caucus through the 89th General Assembly. Rep. Pat Grassley (R-New Hartford)…

Iowa man with illegal gun sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

Iowa man with illegal gun sent to federal prison for meth conspiracy

SIOUX CITY – An Iowa man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while also illegally possessing a firearm was sentenced November 3, 2020, to 10 years in federal prison. John Sanchez,…

North Iowa teen dies after riding bike and struck by automobile

North Iowa teen dies after riding bike and struck by automobile

ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – A North Iowa teen died this weekend after riding a bike and being struck by an automobile. According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, the communications center…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State announces home non-conference slate

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa State announces home non-conference slate

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team has announced its home non-conference schedule for the 2020-21 season. Iowa State’s remaining non-conference games will be announced at a later date.…

Covid and pre-existing illness takes life of Iowa murderer in prison

Covid and pre-existing illness takes life of Iowa murderer in prison

IOWA CITY – Covid and pre-existing illness took the life of an Iowa murderer in prison since 1981. David Allen Streets, was pronounced dead, likely due to complications related to…

College Football: Iowa special teams player to transfer

College Football: Iowa special teams player to transfer

IOWA CITY – An Iowa special teams player announced he will transfer out of the program. University of Iowa football student-athlete Daraun McKinney has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, with…

Top 4 proven ways how to find love after 50

Top 4 proven ways how to find love after 50

There’s a common preconception that over-50s lose their zest for life. Where they would once have been socializing, partying, and generally letting their hair down, as they head inexorably towards…

Paving The Way: Influencing People When You Don’t Have Perceived Authority  

Paving The Way: Influencing People When You Don’t Have Perceived Authority  

Yes, it is much easier to make people abide by your rules or do as you say when you are their superior, whether in the company structure or by the…