After a spike in egg demand, Iowa producers seek pandemic assistance

Despite a recent surge in consumer demand for whole eggs, Iowa's elected leaders are asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to let egg producers apply for financial assistance through...

In rare upset, Steve King is defeated by Republican challenger Randy Feenstra

In a major upset, Republican challenger Randy Feenstra defeated longtime Republican incumbent Steve King during Tuesday's primary election. For years, Iowa Democrats have unsuccessfully tried to pry away King’s seat...

Greenfield wins Democratic primary, will challenge U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst

Democrat Theresa Greenfield will challenge Republican Sen. Joni Ernst in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race. The Associated Press projected Greenfield the winner of the June 2 primary. She defeated three other...

Polk County says it cannot socially distance protesters in jail

The Polk County Jail has seen an influx of inmates due to the arrest of protesters in Des Moines, but staffers there are unable to keep them socially distanced...

State vows to disclose COVID outbreaks at meat plants

State health officials are working on a new system to alert Iowans about COVID-19 outbreaks at meat processing plants.  “We have been working on a more systematic process for being...

Feds: One-fifth of nursing homes not reporting COVID-19 data

One-fifth of the nation’s nursing homes are failing to comply with federal regulations requiring them to report COVID-19 data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of May...

Polk County makes curfew exceptions for voters

The Polk County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an exception to the county’s curfew for people who are voting Tuesday night at poll sites. Voters who are in line...

Iowa AG announces more help with coronavirus stimulus debit cards

The Iowa Attorney General’s office said Tuesday that after discussions with the U.S. Treasury Department, the federal agency has resolved several problems with the pre-paid debit cards it used...

Buena Vista County’s COVID-19 spike among highest in state

Storm Lake now has more COVID-19 cases than the state’s other previous hot spots, based on population.  Iowa Department of Public Health data show that with 801 positive cases, Buena...

Reynolds calls for peaceful protests, action on race relations

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday called for quick action to improve race relations in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed and handcuffed African American who...

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