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ACT, SAT scores are not required for students enrolling into Iowa colleges next year

The Iowa Board of Regents announced it is waiving ACT and SAT requirements for students who want to attend one of the state’s three...

Unemployment claims and benefits continue to drop in Iowa

The number of newly filed claims for unemployment benefits dropped again in Iowa last week, from 6,765 to 5,282. Both numbers reflect the totals prior...

Iowa Secretary of State website still shows inaccurate felon voting rights information

Although Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order restoring felon voting rights last week, that change is not reflected on the Secretary of...

Reuters: Derecho storm toppled ag facilities

Monday's derecho storm brought winds of up to 100 miles per hour in the Midwest, robbing grain processing plants of power, toppling grain bins...

Millions available for Iowa schools to help students with online learning

As some Iowa students prepare to start the new school year from home, the Iowa Department of Education announced that $26.2 million is available...

DNR arrests man in hit-and-run boat accident on West Okoboji Lake

State conservation officers on Thursday arrested a Spirit Lake man accused of driving a 28-foot vessel that collided with another boat on West Okoboji...

Unemployment claims continue downward trend in Iowa

The number of newly filed claims for unemployment benefits dropped again in Iowa last week, from 7,441 to 6,765. Both numbers reflect the totals prior...

State: Nearly 80% of Iowa in drought

Nearly 80% of Iowa is in drought, which is extreme in four west-central counties, state officials reported. It's the first time in two years Iowa...
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Ernst, Grassley vote against Menezes appointment over ethanol flap

U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa on Tuesday cast two of the 16 votes against the confirmation of Mark Menezes as...

Facing eviction? Iowa loosens aid restrictions for tenants who need help with rent

Iowa Finance Authority announced on Tuesday that it removed a major restriction for tenants and homeowners seeking financial assistance from the state. At the end...
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