State News with Radio Iowa

The fifth ranked Iowa Hawkeyes are alone at the top of the Big Ten standings. The Hawkeyes raced away to a 20-point second half lead and cruised to a 77-65 win at Illinois. Peter Jok finished with 23 points and Adam Woodbury had 10 points and 14 rebounds. The senior center was five of six […]
The fifth ranked Iowa Hawkeyes will be on the road in the Big Ten on Sunday afternoon to play Illinois. The Hawkeyes are 9-1 in the Big Ten after a lopsided win over Penn State while the Illini are 3-7 in the league race after a triple overtime victory at Rutgers. “They have always played […]
Iowans are known for having a good work ethic but a new survey shows two in five of us didn’t take a single vacation day in all of last year. The report also found people who live in rural areas are less likely to take vacation than those in urban areas. Business consultant Daren Martin […]
The “Sportsman’s Caucus” in the Iowa legislature is hosting a field trip to an indoor shooting range Monday. Representative Scott Ourth, a Democrat from Ackworth, says the exercise is for legislators — not the public — and lawmakers will be able to use a device that’s actually illegal to own in Iowa. “The purpose of this […]
A University of Iowa doctor is among those urging pregnant women not to travel to about two-dozen countries in Central and South America where the Zika virus has been confirmed. The mosquito-borne virus has been linked to dozens of infants in Brazil born with a birth defect known as microcephaly. Doctor Andrea Greiner is a […]