The mayor of an Iowa town featured in a documentary airing on the National Geographic channel says the production is a little one-sided. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, financed the film and was in Iowa last week to tout it. Val Swinton is mayor of Clarksville, which was […]
The producers of a CBS News program say they’ll reveal new information this weekend about the case of missing Mason City TV anchor Jodi Huisentruit. A press release previewing this Saturday’s edition of the TV program “48 Hours” says they’ll have a report on the 23-year-old Huisentruit case. The KIMT morning anchor disappeared on her […]
Two long running series may come to an end with this weekend’s final Hy-Vee Classic in Des Moines. Iowa State and Drake meet in the opening game Saturday afternoon in Wells Fargo Arena for the 175th time. Cyclone coach Steve Prohm is keeping the door open for future games but says there have been no […]
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst says she is pleased to see the five-year Farm Bill passed even though there are some compromises in the bill. The Republican from Red Oak voted for the bill, while fellow Senator Chuck Grassley voted against it. “I know that Senator Grassley had his own concerns and the reasons for why […]
Earlier this year, Iowan Maddie Poppe won “American Idol,” and now the state of Iowa can be proud of another rising star claiming a national singing competition title. Jaida Dreyer, a Canadian-born, American-raised singer won Wednesday night’s finale of “Real Country” on the USA Network. Her original performance of “Jack it to Jesus, Spray it […]