NORTH IOWA OUTDOORS: Iowa Games Celebrate 30 Years of Good Sportsmanship

Iowans don’t have to go to Rio to find athletes competing in dozens of different sports. An estimated 13,000 people will converge in Ames this weekend for the 30th annual Iowa Games. The events include archery, running, cycling, target shooting, even bowling and horseshoes. Chuck Long, the Iowa Games’ CEO and executive director, says this […]

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Senator Ernst Disappointed in Failure to Progress Funding for VA, Combatting Zika Virus

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following statement after voting in favor of the conference report on the Zika Prevention and Response Act and the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon/VA) Appropriations Act:  “I am deeply disappointed my colleagues in the Senate once again blocked critical funding to combat the Zika […]

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Deadline Extended: Grassley Fall Internship Applications Due August 1

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said that the deadline for fall internships for college-age Iowans has been extended.  Applications will now be accepted through August 1, 2016. Internships are available in Grassley’s Washington, D.C., office as well as his offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo.  The semester-long internships […]

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Una Vocis to Host “Eat, Drink, Sing…Repeat”

Una Vocis Choral Ensemble announces an evening of community singing, dinner, and fellowship humorously titled “Eat, Sing, Drink…Repeat,”  for their 2016 “gala” fundraiser on Saturday, September 24 at Diamond Oak Events Center, 9400 Wheelerwood Drive, Clear Lake. Music for the evening will revolve the idea of “the harvest” and feature familiar hymns, popular songs, and […]