OTTUMWA — State Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks has submitted her resignation to the Republican Party’s state central committee, and is exploring a new run for Congress.

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DES MOINES (AP) — Democrats in the early presidential contest states of Iowa and Nevada will be able to cast their votes over the telephone instead of showing up at their states' traditional neighborhood caucus meetings next February, according to plans unveiled by the state parties.

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Iowa has taken the second-biggest chunk of President Donald Trump's $12 billion aid package, with Illinois the only state to collect more.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Trump administration's Market Facilitation Program is meant to compensate farmers for income they've lost due to the U.S. trade war with China. Data provided to The Associated Press from the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the Freedom of Information Act gives some…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When President Donald Trump's administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around them, re…

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OTTUMWA — Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she wants to make it easier for small farmers to continue working their land while going through bankruptcy, a process she said currently forces too many people out of the industry.

OTTUMWA — The summer’s first significant heat wave is coming to an end, bringing a return of all-too-familiar rain to southeast Iowa.

Monday, July 01, 2019
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DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that police can continue to charge drivers with crimes they weren't initially stopped for, a practice civil rights groups say is racial discrimination.

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U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, amidst a spring of flooding across Iowa, is continuing forward on her pledge to address concerns with flood control and disaster recovery.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig toured Ulrich’s Meat Market and In’t Veld’s Meat Market & Opa’s Deli Friday morning, announcing a new program that will create markets for Iowa meat products.

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AMES – Agricultural professionals who attended the Iowa State University Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference in May expect a continued modest decline in land values, according to the June edition of the Ag Decision Maker newsletter.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tougher standards for school bus drivers and a fire suppression system could have prevented the deaths in a 2017 school bus fire in western Iowa, federal safety investigators said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry and desperate. She'd called every day that week, begging for help.

Monday, June 17, 2019
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DES MOINES (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring's torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham's land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

DURANT (AP) — An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunken driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant.

BLOOMFIELD — Terry Petary, the man charged a year ago with running over two children near Drakesville, has pleaded guilty.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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KNOXVILLE — A Marion County judge last week declined to give Jason Carter a new civil trial, despite his criminal acquittal.

Former Melcher-Dallas firefighter Michael Hoch was honored June 9 by having his name added to the Iowa Firefighter’s Memorial Wall in Coralville. Hoch, who passed away in April 2018, served on the Melcher-Dallas fire department for 52 years.

Monday, June 03, 2019

Osceola Mayor Thomas Kedley is hitting the campaign trail. The 31-year-old Republican educator filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission in May after the retirement announcement of Congressman Dave Loebsack but stated his focus would remain on his students until summer.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

DES MOINES (AP) — Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched the central U.S., Iowa farmer Robb Ewoldt has had plenty of time to think about whether it's too late to plant this season, how much federal aid he might get if he does or whe…

Monday, May 27, 2019
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IOWA CITY (AP) — A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who later demanded monthly payments to keep quiet about the transaction, records show.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Tornado Alley has lived up to its name over the past week, and the storms show no sign of slowing down. Iowa will be at risk multiple times in the coming days.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a measure Wednesday intended to stop the state's Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's policies, but she did so only after gaining an assurance the state's participation in such actions…

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