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State HR director discusses do-not-hire list

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state's top human resources officer says the most common reason state workers are excluded from being considered for rehire is for bad behavior or poor performance. more »»

Branstad signs school radon bill into law

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Education must gather information from schools about whether they are testing for radon gas under a bill Gov. Terry Branstad has signed into law. more »»

Authorities say teen linked to Muscatine fire

April 17, 2014

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy is linked to a house fire earlier this month in Muscatin. more »»

Iowa Senate approves apprenticeship bill

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill intended to change funding and programming for job training and establish an apprenticeship program has won the support of a divided Iowa Senate. more »»

Clarke U. denies claims in former coach's lawsuit

April 17, 2014

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Officials at Clarke University are denying claims by a former head softball coach that she was fired because she rejected efforts by the school to make her appear more... more »»

Board chairman: Branstad staff threatened board

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. more »»

APNewsBreak: Embattled academy official to retire

April 17, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy announced Thursday he will retire after enduring months of criticism for making inappropriate sexual and... more »»

Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

April 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl. more »»

Gaming commission rejects Cedar Rapids casino

April 17, 2014

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino Thursday, saying it would hurt existing casinos. more »»

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of... more »»

Iowa board boss cites pressure from administration

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration. more »»

Iowa teen suspected of leaving threatening note

April 17, 2014

VAN HORNE, Iowa (AP) — A 17-year-old boy is accused of writing a threatening note on a bathroom wall at a high school in east-central Iowa. more »»

Iowa insurance agency probed for overbilling

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Insurance Division is investigating an insurance agency that's accused of overbilling thousands of government employees for health care coverage. more »»

IA Lottery

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — These Iowa lotteries were drawn... more »»

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hot Lotto' game

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Hot Lotto" game were:

06-24-40-45-47, Hot Ball: 2

(six, twenty-four, forty, forty-five, forty-seven;... more »»

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Iowa Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:

01-02-04-05-11-12-13-18-19-21-22-23

(one, two,... more »»

NU forward Abrahamson transfers to Drake

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Northwestern forward Kale Abrahamson is transferring to Drake after two seasons with the Wildcats.

The 6-foot-7 Abrahamson is a native of West Des Moines, Iowa. more »»

Federal money could have paid settlements

April 17, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An official of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services said Wednesday that some federal money may have been used to pay former state employees to keep quiet about... more »»

Authorities: Iowa suspect is longtime fugitive

April 16, 2014

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina.

The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit. more »»

Despite ruling, Iowa to bar all felons from voting

April 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa elections officials will continue to bar convicted felons from voting despite a landmark state Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them lost their voting... more »»

 
 

 

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