DES MOINES — 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.
DES MOINES (AP) — Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad testified Friday in a civil trial that he didn’t try to pressure a state official to quit in 2010 because he is gay but because he wanted someone who shared his political views about the state’s needs.
DES MOINES (AP) — Two psychiatric experts testifying in a lawsuit against the Iowa Human Services Department said the use of isolation and restraints at the state school for delinquent boys can cause them long-lasting psychological harm.
FEMA aid can cover home repairs and renovations, rental assistance and other disaster-related costs not covered by insurance.
OMAHA — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain.
The Iowa congressman joined with provocative media personalities to promote his bill cracking down on so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.
Rural Americans are showing no signs they’re ready to abandon President Donald Trump even as dissatisfaction grows among farmers over his trade policies.
President Donald Trump visited Council Bluffs Tuesday to celebrate a “victory” with Iowa and Nebraska farmers at the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy plant.
A near-capacity crowd at Barley’s welcomed presidential candidate and governor of Montana Steve Bullock Tuesday afternoon.
DES MOINES — Iowa leads the nation in the amount of human and animal waste it produces, and the management of animal manure continues to be a pressing environmental concern, according to a University of Iowa research engineer.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring’s widespread flooding and violent storms: a strong economy.
IOWA CITY — Iowa’s court system has blocked public access to online records detailing Gov. Kim Reynolds’ 2000 drunk driving arrest, saying they inadvertently exposed her sensitive personal information for nine months.
DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court Friday denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commissioner.
DES MOINES — Authorities say two babies born to different mothers last month have been surrendered to state custody under Iowa’s safe haven law.
OMAHA — The surging Missouri River is being filled with more than twice the normal amount of water from an upstream reservoir so more flooding is likely, and the heavy releases may continue for months.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.
DES MOINES (AP) — The trial over allegations that former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad pressured an official to quit because he was gay has begun in state court and will center on whether the jury believes the Republican governor was influenced by his party’s anti-gay attitudes.
WASHINGTON — Additional flood recovery funding for Iowa and Nebraska is on its way after the House voted Monday to send a $19.1 billion disaster relief package to President Donald Trump’s desk.
Iowa’s attorney general is asking all the Roman Catholic dioceses in the state to turn over their sex abuse records, and he opened a hotline for victims to report abuse directly to his office.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured Pacific Junction flooding on Monday, witnessing continued water damage during the rain.
On Tuesday, June 11, President Donald J. Trump will participate in a tour and deliver remarks at Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC (SIRE) in Council Bluffs.
OMAHA — The Trump administration is following through on a plan to allow year-round sales of gasoline mixed with 15% ethanol.
IOWA CITY — 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.
DES MOINES — 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 would end.
WATERLOO — The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors added its voice to those calling for a moratorium on new livestock feeding operations.
The Western Iowa Development Association encourages residents of Carson, Crescent, Hancock, Macedonia, McClelland, Minden, Neola, Oakland, Shelby, Treynor, Underwood, and Walnut to take a survey on the betterment of their area and lifestyle through July 15.
Council Bluffs hosts its first tattoo convention when the first annual Council Bluffs Tattoo Convention buzzes into Council Bluffs at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Mid-America Center.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland congressman John Delaney toured the devastated home of Fran and Jason Parr and their two children in Pacific Junction Tuesday.
Temporary trailers and money for buyouts could be available for residents of flood-ravaged Pacific Junction and Mills County.
Fifty years ago, Council Bluffs resident Karol Swank gave birth to a baby boy when she was 17, but her parents forced her to have a closed adoption.
In celebration of National Small Business Week, a locally woman-owned construction company was named “Small Business of the Day” from the office of U.S. Senator Joni Ernst and the Senate Committee on Small Business Entrepreneurship on Thursday.
Impatience is growing among communities affected by disasters, and Gov. Pete Ricketts, along with governors from nine other states, sent a letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders urging support for disaster relief.
"The taxpayers of Iowa are definitely getting their money's worth here," said Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, following a tour of the Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center now under construction in Council Bluffs.
NeighborWorks Home Solutions is hosting an open house Monday for the homes in the Walnut Grove subdivision completed by students enrolled in the Iowa Western Community College Construction Technology program.
The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation is warning of a scam targeting citizens by misrepresenting the staff of the department.
The governors of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and the lieutenant governor of Kansas were in Council Bluffs Friday to meet with representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency about flood recovery efforts.
United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on Wednesday that Michael Anthony Santistevan, age 31, was sentenced by United States District Court Senior Judge James E. Gritzner for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on Wednesday that Kenneth Ryan Hartwell, age 32, was sentenced by United States District Court Senior Judge James E. Gritzner for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
Rossi Lorathio Adams II had big plans to turn risque photos and footage of drunken bad behavior into a social media empire.
The Rev. Raymond Burt Sr. recollected the history of the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church as one that has grieved, but holds on to an optimistic future for the members of the parish and their plans for ministry.
Council Bluffs has announced its theme and launched a website for the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa 2019.