Ernst-McCaskill Fix to Military Justice Code to Guard Against ‘revenge porn’ Set to Become Law

 A bipartisan fix to military law from U.S. Senators Joni Ernst of Iowa and Claire McCaskill of Missouri to better guard against “revenge porn” by making such conduct a standard offense across the military—following the Marines United scandal earlier this year—is set to become law as part of the annual defense bill. The sweeping legislation […]

Ernst, King, Donnelly, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote American Agricultural Exports

U.S. Senators Ernst (R-Iowa), King (I-Maine), Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Collins (R-Maine) introduced bipartisan legislation that would increase funding to successful U.S. Department of Agriculture export promotion programs and help U.S. farmers maintain an edge in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. The bill, the Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Agricultural Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act, aims […]

Heat Advisory Posted for the Area

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening. The advisory affects the counties of Winnebago, Worth, Kossuth, Humboldt, Franklin, Wright, and Cerro Gordo in Iowa. In Minnesota, Blue Earth, Waseca, Fairbault, and all counties to their north. A Heat Advisory means […]

Waldorf Music Program Making Positive Community Outreach Change

The Waldorf University Music Program has seen successful growth in the last ten years by bringing in international entertainment through the Waldorf Artist Series while gaining new students in the musical performing arts. Dr. Kristin Jonina Taylor, herself an accomplished international pianist, was the Chair of the Music Department before moving on to the University […]