State News with Radio Iowa

Governor Terry Branstad will stay overnight in a Des Moines hospital where he’s being treated for “flu-like symptoms.” Jimmy Centers, a spokesman for the governor issued a statement late this afternoon, saying Branstad is “currently alert and resting comfortably.” Centers said Branstad is “being observed and hydrated” and will be kept overnight “out of an […]
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery hopes senior forward Aaron White will be available on Saturday when the Hawkeyes host Wisconsin. White suffered a shoulder “stinger” in Saturday’s loss at Purdue and sat out most of the game. “It’s gonna be painful, and hopefully it’s probably a function of what kid of grade it is, it looks […]
The University of Iowa is increasing its presence in central Iowa with the announcement today that the AIB College of Business in Des Moines will become the U-I Des Moines campus. University of Iowa president Sally Mason joined AIB president Nancy Williams to reveal the details. “The idea for this merger stemmed from a casual […]
The case of a Clive, Iowa man who drowned while in the custody of Missouri troopers is getting another look from a special prosecutor. The special prosecutor that four months ago said she wouldn’t charge a Highway Patrol trooper in the drowning of an Iowa man while in that trooper’s custody now says she is […]
A state senator who talked with Terry Branstad right after the governor fell ill this morning says Branstad will bounce back quickly. State Senator Brad Zaun of Urbandale was at a ceremony to mark the groundbreaking for a new Du Pont Pioneer facility in Johnston, listening to Branstad speak. “You could just tell he was […]